(9-25-20) Yesterday David J. Freed, the U.S. attorney in the Middle District of Pennsylvania said the Luzerne County district attorney Stefanie Salavantis had requested an FBI investigation into reports of problems with a number of mail-in ballots.

“At this point we can confirm that a small number of military ballots were discarded. . . . Of the nine ballots that were discarded and then recovered, 7 were cast for presidential candidate Donald Trump. Two of the discarded ballots had been resealed inside their appropriate envelopes by Luzerne elections staff prior to recovery by the FBI and the contents of those 2 ballots are unknown.”

Luzeren County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis earlier released this statement –

Below is the Absentee Mail-In Ballot option for Mercer County (Ohio) voters –

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COVID 19 has led to a new movement in the voting process, mail-in ballots, this has led to discussions on both sides of the aisle. 2020 will be a test of both parties influences, board of elections and the effectiveness of the US Postal System.