The Bureau of Elections Director in Butler County, Pennsylvania, says an unknown number of mail-in ballots have been lost by the postal service there.
“At first we thought that maybe it just was a delay in the postal system,” Leslie Osche, chair of the Butler County commissioners said. “And that could still be the case. But nonetheless, when we realized that, we changed our strategy and now have begun to tell folks that if they haven’t received a ballot, they still have multiple options.”
Resident who applied for ballots have told KDKA that they have not received them. Federal postal investigators are now looking into the matter.
The Butler County Bureau of Elections director is urging voters who have not received ballots to go to the Bureau of Elections or fill out a provisional ballot at their polling place on Election Day.