Joe Altenau, who filmed the footage in Brooklyn, said he was “extremely grateful for all the work the USPS has done to bring millions of votes to Americans across the country safely during the pandemic. this. ”
“Huge 👏 for this @USPS driver in Brooklyn this afternoon,” Altenau tweeted. “Great day to celebrate everyone who helped ensure a safe #2020 Election.”
For Altenau, Biden’s victory means a return to focusing on “science, truth and empathy and a president that will seek the best interests of all Americans, not just those who voted. for you. ”
In Pennsylvania alone, nearly 2.6 million ballots were sent in, according to the state election website. Officials say this is 10 times the number of absentee ballots it receives in a regular election. USPS officials previously told CNN they processed tens of millions of ballots nationwide during the election.
Because Pennsylvania polls were not allowed to process those votes until election day, President Donald Trump ended the day with a Biden advantage.
Even so, more Democrats than Republicans voted absent because of the pandemic and Trump’s lead slowly eroded there and elsewhere in the following days, with Biden leading the state in the morning. Friday. CNN and others predict Biden as the winner of Saturday’s election.
“USPS approved,” Judith Kafka tweeted about the Brooklyn scene on Saturday.
In Jersey City, New Jersey, crowds cheered for a postal worker, who was enthusiastically embraced by a host, a video showed.
More than 98% of Pennsylvania’s vote went up to Saturday afternoon.
CNN has not claimed winners in four states where the ballots are still being checked – Alaska, Arizona, Georgia and Nevada.