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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:

As November approaches and a new general election is on the minds of most Americans, preserving the security of that election is on the minds of cyber experts at U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency.
One of the most critical and important missions of the Defense Department is ensuring that the 2020 elections are protected from cyberattacks by adversarial nations or others, the general leading that effort said.
While the U.S. Cyber Command's mission has evolved over the last decade, defense of the nation in cyberspace remains as important as ever.

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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