October 6, 2020
Opportunity to see mail delivery operations, speak to postal and state election leadership
Oregon is a pioneer in vote-by-mail and has a proven election process that uses the Postal Service to both send and receive ballots.
This opportunity will show your viewers and readers these facts:
The visual will include a letter carrier loading their vehicle and prepping their mail for delivery. This is the same process they will use next week when ballots begin to appear in Oregon mailboxes.
B-Roll of Ballots in Mail Processing and other handling can be found at https://media.usps.com/videos/broll-ballot-mail-processing-usps-baltimore-pdc/
10 a.m., Thursday, October 8, 2020
Salem Post Office, 400 Glen Creek Rd NW, Salem OR 97304
Oregon Elections Director Steve Trout,
Linn County Clerk Steve Druckenmiller
Oregon USPS District Manager Bill Schwartz
USPS Communications Manager David Rupert
To obtain security credentials, please RSVP by 4 PM, Wed October 7, 2020, to USPS Communications Specialist Ernie Swanson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (253) 214-1830.
The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.