Young voters there are complaining that they can’t mail in their absentee ballots. Why? Because many of them can’t figure out where and how to purchase stamps to send snail mail.
Democrats are counting on Generation Z, many of whom recently gained the right to vote, to help turn Congress blue in the midterm elections.
But 49 cents may be all it takes to keep these post-Millennials from exercising their civic duty.
On Tuesday, a Fairfax County, Virginia official said they are noticing a disturbing trend: young people failing to mail in their absentee ballots because they don’t know how to get a stamp.
The spokesperson for the Office of Public Affairs described this as “a hump they can’t seem to get across.”