Deal Reached To Fast-Track Georgia Mail-In Ballots

The Washington Post reports:

Civil rights groups and the U.S. Postal Service struck a deal late Wednesday on speedier ballot-handling procedures, avoiding a court fight before the Jan. 5 runoff elections in Georgia that will decide control of the U.S. Senate.

The Postal Service and its Justice Department lawyers agreed to treat ballots still in processing plants within three days of the election as express mail, which translates to next-day delivery.

Ballots traveling from a printing vendor in New York to Georgia voters would also get fast-tracked.

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