Before they go to the ballot box, they’ll go to the mailbox.
States and localities are increasingly using mail in the election process. That’s why at USPS®, we’re committed to providing you with the training and tools necessary to implement successful and cost-effective mail strategies for any political mailing. The following overview highlights the many benefits of working with USPS on your Vote-by-Mail program.
Election Mail vs. Political Mail
By definition, Election Mail is any item mailed to or from authorized elections officials that enables citizens to vote, including…
- Mail-in ballots
- Ballot materials
- Voter registration cards
- Absentee applications
- Polling place notifications
Political Mail is material promoting political candidates, referenda, or campaigns from a registered…
- Political Candidate
- Federal, state, or local campaign committee
- Committee of a political party – for example, the Democratic National Committee or Republican Congressional Campaign Committee