wayneSecretary of State Wayne Williams today sent out a press release encouraging voters to drop off their ballots at designated locations due to processing issues with the U.S. Postal Service. From Williams’ press release:

“Several county clerks have expressed concern that the U.S. Postal Service did not deliver their ballots in a timely manner. Those ballots that are filled out and mailed are, for the most part, sent to the USPS’s sorting center in Denver, and then returned to the county clerks. That’s why the secretary of state’s office is recommending ballots be hand-delivered rather than mailed to ensure they are received by Election Day. The Department of State wants to ensure that every voter’s voice heard in this election.”

Every county has drop off locations at county clerks’ offices, voter service and polling centers, and other 24-hour drop-off locations. To find the drop-off location nearest you, please visit this link. Remember to turn your ballots in as soon as possible to stop the harassing phone calls.