Election season arrives like clockwork. Every four years, a general election. Every two years, a midterm election. The U.S. Postal Service plays a regular role in elections, with the delivery of both election mail and political mail. Election mail is a mailpiece that an authorized election official creates for voters participating in the election process, while political mail is mail used for political campaign purposes.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Inspector General Act of 1978, but the concept of oversight goes all the way back to the country’s founding when General George Washington adopted a European practice by...Read More