Sealed Vote by Mail Return Envelope Concerns Voter
Supervisor Blames Florida Rain and Humidity
Last updated 8/6/2020 at 9:19am
Polk Supervisor of Elections Lori Edwards has confirmed "a very small handful of people" have reported problems with their vote by mail return envelopes being sealed shut.
Lance Muse contacted LakeWalesNews.net concerned that his vote might not be counted if he repaired the torn envelope with tape. He said his return envelope was totally sealed shut and he could not use it without damaging the seal. He said his wife's ballot was partially sealed shut but they were able to get it open.
Edwards blamed Florida rain and humidity for the envelope problem. She offered these options to remedy the...