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Voters Have Long Been Okay with Five-Day-A-Week Mail Service

The U.S. Postal Service announced this week that it is ending Saturday delivery come August, but as far as most Americans are concerned, it’s a move that’s long overdue.

Four years ago, in January 2009, 69% of Americans told Rasmussen Reports that they preferred five-day-a-week delivery to raising the price of stamps.

In July 2011, 63% were all for the Postal Service’s plan to cut mail delivery to five days a week to reduce its budget losses.

By April of last year, 75% thought it was a better idea to reduce mail delivery to five days a week than to have the federal government provide additional financial support to the Postal Service.

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