WISCONSIN BALLOT DEADLINE EXTENDED BY FEDERAL JUDGE
Deadline for military and overseas voters extended
March 26, 2012 — Arlington, Va. – Wisconsin military and overseas voters from 65 localities have extra time to return their absentee ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary on April 3, 2012. Sixty-five townships missed the legal deadline to send ballots to military and overseas voters. Voters from those areas will have extra time to return their ballots. All ballots must be signed and postmarked by Election Day, April 3, 2012 and must be received by the local election official by April 6, 2012. Click here for a list of affected localities and new deadlines.
If you've submitted an absentee ballot request but still haven't received your ballot, use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) at FVAP.gov. Access this online back-up ballot system at www.fvap.gov/map.html, and then select, "Get My Ballot Now". The online back-up ballot will contain the candidate list.
FVAP is your 2012 election resource. If you need assistance, FVAP's call center is available at 1-800-438-8683, DSN 425-1584, or at email@example.com. Toll-free phone numbers from 67 countries are listed here. Your unit or installation voting assistance officers can provide valuable local assistance. More info is available at FVAP.gov, and don't forget to "like" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DoDFVAP and follow @FVAP on Twitter.
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If you’d like more information on the Federal Voting Assistance Program or need help with the absentee voting process please go to the www.FVAP.gov web portal or contact the FVAP at 703-588-1584 (toll free 1-800-438-VOTE). Email the program at VOTE@FVAP.GOV and don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DoDFVAP and follow @FVAP on Twitter for election updates throughout 2012.
PDF version of FVAP News Release #11