Ballots stolen from mailboxes, discarded on roadsides in Washington town


Police in a city just east of Seattle said Friday that numerous mail ballots have been stolen from people's mailboxes and placed or discarded elsewhere.

The post office alerted the Sammamish Police Department "that unopened or incomplete ballots have been inappropriately placed in out-going mail bins," the city of Sammamish said Friday.

Police have also investigated bags of mail that had ballots in them on roadsides and in ditches.

The postal service delivered roughly 90% of ballots in Sammamish on Thursday, and the discarded mail was found Friday morning when carriers were delivering other packages.

Police are trying to redirect the ballots back to their intended recipients.

The incident is the latest in a string of mishaps with mail ba... (Read more)

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