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Hundreds Across SoCal Protest Cuts To Postal Service

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Hundreds of Southern Californians turned out at their local post offices Saturday morning, demanding Postmaster Louis DeJoy resign, after he instituted cuts that have shaken confidence in election mail.

Outside the Atwater Village post office, about 20 protesters shared their concerns that the removal of hundreds of mail-sorters and collection boxes will lead to slowed mail at the worst possible time, given the election is 73 days away.

The protests were part of a nationwide series of rallies against DeJoy and his policies.

Protesters like Samantha Follows worried in particular about older people, people with disabilities and those with chronic illnesses. She said many depend on the mail for medications and need to vote by mail.

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