By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — Westmoreland County says delivery of its mail-in ballots has been delayed.READ MORE: Take Action Mon Valley Demands Answers After 2 Incidents Involving Police Officers In Homestead
Westmoreland County Board of Elections said on Thursday that it sent the first batch of ballots to the mailing service Midwest Direct on Saturday. They say Midwest was supposed to send the ballots on Tuesday but didn’t.READ MORE: Haiti Gang That Kidnapped U.S. Missionaries Seeks $1 Million Ransom Per Person
They say Midwest has assured them that the ballots will start to be mailed out on Friday.MORE NEWS: Pitt Faculty Members Vote To Unionize, Forming One Of The Largest New Unions In U.S.
“Once Mid-West is able to catch up on the backlog over the weekend, the county expects the process to run smoothly,” the county’s board of elections said in a release.