You’d think the one thing everyone would agree on in the world’s foremost democracy is the importance of counting every vote. But it turns out that’s one of the primary areas of disagreement, and the current battleground is the battle weary US Postal Service. AP: The success of the 2020 presidential election could hinge on a most unlikely government agency: the U.S. Postal Service. Current signs are not promising. “The Postal Service already was facing questions over how it would handle the expected spike of mail-in ballots due to the coronavirus pandemic, but several operational changes imposed by its new leader have led to mail backlogs across the United States as rumors of additional cutbacks swirl, fueling worries about the November vote.” Trump puts his stamp on everything, even your mail.

+ Politico: Trump aides exploring executive actions to curb voting by mail.

+ Vox Explainer: As November nears, the Postal Service is facing a crisis that could interfere with the election.

+ WaPo: “Twenty-three postal executives were reassigned or displaced, the new organizational chart shows. Analysts say the structure centralizes power around DeJoy.” (They’re trying to De-joy your November.)