Berks Election Companies working to expedite supply of excellent mail-in ballots

READING, Pa. – The Berks County Workplace of Election Companies says they’re conscious of issues concerning the supply of some mail-in ballots, and are working to find the excellent ones. 

Election Companies writes in a media launch, primarily based on mail monitoring info, greater than 15,000 of the roughly 19,000 mail-in ballots that have been shipped have been efficiently delivered.

The mail-in ballots are for the first election on Might 17. 

The County continued to say Election Companies is working with the postal service to find the place the excellent 4,000 ballots are inside the postal system and is working to expediate an answer.

If a voter is anxious about not receiving their mail-in poll in time, the voter could pursue one of many following choices:

  • Cease by the Workplace of Election Companies to cancel the primary mail-in poll and obtain a brand new mail-in poll.

    The workplace is situated on the primary flooring of the Berks County Companies Heart at 633 Court docket Avenue, Studying. The workplace is open from 8 a.m. to five p.m. on weekdays.

  • Go to their polling location on Election Day and vote by provisional poll.

    All provisional ballots are reviewed by elections employees after Election Day to find out that the voter didn’t vote by one other means and are in any other case eligible to vote.

    If accepted, the vote counts identical to some other vote that’s issued.

  • Voters who obtain their mail-in poll, however are involved about returning it in time or would favor to vote in particular person, can decide to give up their mail-in poll at their polling location on Election Day and vote on the machine.

    Accomplished mail-in ballots can’t be submitted at polling areas.

The County’s two safe drop containers will likely be open on Election Day from 7 a.m. till 8 p.m. when polls shut.

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The drop containers are situated on the Berks County Companies Heart and the Berks County Agricultural Heart. There’s a present building undertaking that’s making a detour to get to the Agricultural Heart.

Extra details about the detour could be discovered right here.