• Red Tag Political Mail - What Is It?

    Dec 24, 2020 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Stack of mail - Red Tag Political Mail

    Red Tag Political Mail, Does Your Mail Qualify?

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  • Blue Mail, Red Tag

    Sep 15, 2014 by The Campaign Workshop

    Red Tag political mail

    Be Sure to Get Your Red Tag on All of Your Political Mail

    Although media consensus paints causes and candidates, blue for liberal and red for conservative, the USPS is color blind and regards all mail politically directed, motivated or otherwise, the same.  However, when the USPS sees RED (tags) on mail, it acts quickly on ALL political mail!

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  • What is Red Tag Political Mail?

    Jul 03, 2013 by The Campaign Workshop

    Red Tag Political Mail

    Red Tag Political Mail, Does Your Mail Qualify?

    Red tag political mail is a mystery to some. You may wonder how the United States Postal Service (USPS) treats the massive amount of campaign mail that moves through the postal system each election. The "secret" is red tag political mail. We write about this in our direct mail ebook.  The USPS  has a very effective system for identifying political mail and moving it quickly through the mail stream and into mailboxes before Election Day. Qualified election mail is given special treatment by the USPS that expedites its movement through the postal system. When campaign mail is sorted and processed by the mail house and packaged for delivery to the postal facility, each tray, sack, and pallet of  election mail is affixed with a special red tag. This red tag alerts all postal facilities in the chain that the mail is political and afforded expedited processing through the mail stream (meaning it should be treated as First Class mail).

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