READING, Pa. – Some voters in Berks County are asking: the place’s my poll?
With simply days to go earlier than the Pennsylvania Major, some say they’re nonetheless ready for his or her mail-in poll to reach.
Berks County officers say they’re conscious of issues.
Commissioner Kevin Barnhardt says about 19,000 individuals utilized for mail in ballots for the upcoming major election, however round 4,000 ballots haven’t but been delivered to voters.
“We’re working intently with america Postal Service,” says Barnhardt. “The printer indicated they are not on the print store, they have been dispatched out to the mail service. We’re making an attempt to trace again and see the place they is likely to be.”
If you have not obtained your poll in time for the election, there are nonetheless methods to vote.
You may cease by Election Providers to cancel the primary mail-in poll and obtain a brand new one. It’s also possible to go to your polling place on Election Day and vote by provisional poll, or you’ll be able to give up your mail-in poll and vote in individual.
“What it’s, is a system of checks and balances to verify an individual solely really had the chance to vote as soon as,” says Barnhardt.
County officers acknowledge there have been some challenges with the mail-in poll system and ballots have been despatched out later due to modifications.
“When you might have court docket challenges, who ought to or shouldn’t be on the poll, there have been some numerous modifications all through our group, a lot the identical as in all places else with the redistricting,” says Barnhardt.
In case you are voting by mail, it is best to flip your poll in at one in every of two county drop packing containers to make sure it’s obtained on time. The packing containers are on the Providers Middle in Studying and the Ag Middle in Bern Township.