Mail-in ballot system threatened by Post Office $$ woes - Rutland Herald

Secretary of State Jim Condos wants to have mail-in ballots as his backup plan. But what will happen to elections if the Post Office goes belly-up?

"The Associated Press reports that President Donald Trump has said that the USPS won’t get a $10 billion loan through the recently passed CARES Act unless it changes its pricing structure for package deliveries. Condos said according to numerous polls and surveys, Americans overwhelmingly support the USPS, as does Congress. “I just can’t imagine that Congress would ignore that,” said Condos in response to questions from reporters. “From reading some of the comments coming out of Congress, I think it’s bipartisan. The support is there, it’s just, at this point, one person who has a bone to pick, and I think that is too bad, and I’m sorry that he does, but this is bigger than him, this is our democracy, and we need to defend that democracy.”"



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