In an effort to reduce the mounting debt of the U.S. Postal Service, the agency has proposed closing 3,600 branches; several of which can be found in tribal communities. The ramifications of closing postal service offices on tribal lands will be felt not only by those who communicate mainly through mail but those that vote via mail-in-ballot.
Indian Country Today Media Network recently posted an article discussing the importance of this issue concerning the Native Vote. More information can be found here.