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How to Vote From Anywhere as a ...

Service Member

  • See your state's guidelines
  • See election dates and deadlines
  • Find your election office
  • Check the status of your voted ballot
  • Start a backup ballot

Military Spouse

It only takes a few simple steps to make sure your vote is counted. The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) enables you to register to vote and request your absentee ballot.

Step 1

Choose one of the following to register and request your absentee ballot.

Step 2

When your ballot arrives, fill it out and send it in.

U.S. Citizen Overseas

  • Learn how your voting residence is determined
  • Check eligibility of children born outside the U.S.
  • Find information for students studying abroad

What DOD is Doing to Ensure Your Vote is Secure:

What DOD is Doing to Ensure Your Vote is Secure:

Researchers from a nonprofit election technology company showcased an early-stage prototype of technology aimed at improving the experience of military absentee voters.
U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency are always on wartime footing as they work to defend the homeland from cyber attacks, Army Gen. Paul Nakasone told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
With 75 days until the midterm elections, the Defense Department is fully engaged to defend the U.S. electoral system from foreign interference and foreign influence alongside interagency partners.

Still Have Questions?

you can vote anywhere

The Federal Voting Assistance Program works to ensure service members, their eligible family members, and overseas citizens are aware of their right to vote and have the tools and resources to successfully do so — from anywhere in the world.

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