How can I register to vote as a military or overseas voter? Fill out and return the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to the Arizona's Secretary of State's office. This form allows you to register to vote and identifies you as a voter covered by *UOCAVA* (Federal law providing special protections). You may also register to vote or change your registration online at [http://www.azsos.gov] (http://www.azsos.gov) What is my voting residence? The place you consider your true, fixed and permanent home. Do I need to claim political party to vote in primary elections? Yes. How can I submit my FPCA? By mail or fax. For additional registration options, visit www.azsos.gov How often must I submit my FPCA? The FPCA is good for the next two regularly scheduled general elections. Submit a new FPCA each time your mailing address or contact information changes. If I am currently registered to vote, how may I request an absentee ballot? You may request a ballot online by visiting [http://www.azsos.gov/election/Military.htm] (http://www.azsos.gov/election/Military.htm) and select "REQUEST A BALLOT." You may also fill out and return an FPCA to the Arizona Secretary of State. How can I return my voted ballot or Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)? By mail, fax, or via Arizona's online ballot upload system. What must I do to use the FWAB and can I use the FWAB to vote in State and local elections? You may use the FWAB any time before an election without having previously registered or requested an absentee ballot. The FWAB may only be used to vote in elections for Federal office. I am an American citizen, but I have never lived in the U.S., can I register to vote in this State? Yes. Will I need a notary or witness for my FPCA or FWAB? No. Where can I find information about the candidates and/or other items that will be on my ballot? Please visit [http://www.azsos.gov/election/VoterInformation.html] (http://www.azsos.gov/election/VoterInformation.html). 2014-08-26T00:00:00.000 State Primary 2014-11-04T05:00:00.000 2014-08-26T19:00:00.000 State Primary Registration 2014-11-04T20:00:00.000 General Election Registration 2014-08-26T19:00:00.000 State Primary Ballot Request 2014-11-04T20:00:00.000 General Election Ballot Request 2014-08-26T19:00:00.000 State Primary Ballot Return 2014-11-04T20:00:00.000 General Election Ballot Return Arizona allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for both registration and voting in primary, general and special elections for Federal Office. Feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. Select the category that describes you. To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you are registered non-partisan, undeclared or with a political party not recognized in Arizona, you must indicate which recognized party ballot you want to receive. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official no later than 7 pm on Election Day. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Name (Last, First, Middle). Date of Birth.<br/><br/>Your Arizona Driver's License number, Non-Operating Identification License number OR the last four digits of your Social Security number is required for voter registration. If you do not possess any of these identification numbers, the State shall assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes. Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your election official to follow up if more information is required. Arizona allows you to receive your ballot by mail, email, fax or via Arizona's online ballot upload system. Please rank your preference of how you would like to receive your absentee ballot. Provide your email address or fax number in Block 5. If you do not make a selection, then your election official will mail your ballot to you. Complete street address of your Arizona voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. For example, *"2mi past Highway ***(enter value)***, across the street from the ***(enter value)*** gas station."* This address must be within the county where you claim legal voting residence. Complete address where you want your ballot sent, usually where you live now. Designate a shorter or longer period for which you want to receive ballots, up to through the next two general elections. If you do not specify the time period, you will receive ballots through the next general election. Alternatively, you may request an early ballot online at [www.azsos.gov] (http://www.azsos.gov). If you are not registered to vote in Arizona, or if you are registered and move to a different Arizona county, you must provide ONE of the following for proof of citizenship or your FPCA will be rejected: * Arizona Driver's License number or Non-Operating Identification License number issued after October 1, 1996 * Alien Registration number from Certificate of Naturalization * Indian Census Number, Bureau of Indian Affairs Card Number, Tribal Treaty Card Number or Tribal Enrollment Number * A legible photocopy of a birth certificate that verifies citizenship and supporting legal documentation (i.e. marriage certificate) if the name on the birth certificate is not the same as your current legal name * A legible photocopy of pertinent pages of a U.S. passport identifying the applicant * A legible photocopy of a Driver's License or Non-Operating License from another State within the U.S. if the license indicates proof of citizenship * A legible photocopy of a Tribal Certificate of Indian Blood or Tribal/ Bureau of Indian Affairs Affidavit of birth If you need to include a photocopy, mail or fax it along with your FPCA to your election official. Do not send original documents. Photocopies will not be returned to you. Provide any information that may assist the election official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Arizona allows you to submit the FPCA by mail or fax. For additional registration options go to [www.azsos.gov] (http://www.azsos.gov). If you choose to mail your FPCA, mail the form directly to the Arizona Secretary of State office. The address is: 1700 West Washington St, 7th Floor Phoenix, AZ 85007 If you choose to fax your FPCA, it is recommended that you fax the form directly to the AZ Secretary of State office, at 602-542-6172. You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service to fax your FPCA toll-free. To use the Electronic Transmission Service, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at www.fvap.gov, and fax to: (703)693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll-free numbers can be found on the inside back cover or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.fvap.gov). To check the status of your registration/absentee ballot request, contact your election office or refer to Arizona's voter registration verification website at [https://voter.azsos.gov] (https://voter.azsos.gov). You will be contacted if your application is denied. Arizona permits an overseas voter discharged from military service or overseas employment within 90 days of an election to register to vote up until 5 pm on the Friday before an election. Arizona also provides an online ballot delivery system. To access the system go to [https://www.azsos.gov/election/military/default.aspx] (https://www.azsos.gov/election/military/default.aspx). You can request a ballot in one process through this system. To upload a voted ballot, you must have first been authorized by your election official to utilize the system. You can obtain authorization from by requesting an early ballot through this system or by contacting the Arizona Secretary of State office directly. A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and whose parent is qualified to vote in Arizona is eligible to register to vote and may vote in Arizona Arizona allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for both registration and voting in primary, general and special elections for Federal Office. Feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. Arizona allows you to use this form for registration only if you are eligible to register and vote in the State, and if you provide proof of citizenship as described in the instructions for Block 6 of the FPCA. If you need to include a photocopy, mail or fax it to the Arizona Secretary of State election office along with your FWAB. **Do not send original documents.** Photocopies will not be returned to you. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Date of birth.<br/><br/>Your Arizona Driver's License number, Non-Operating Identification License number OR the last four digits of your Social Security number is required for voter registration. If you do not possess any of these identification numbers, the State will assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes. Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your election official to follow up if more information is required. If using this form to register, enter your political party affiliation or write undeclared or non-partisan. If you are a registered non-partisan or undeclared, you must indicate which party ballot you want to receive in the future. Complete street address of your Arizona voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. For example, *"2mi past Highway ***(enter value)***, across the street from the ***(enter value)*** gas station."* This address must be within the county where you claim legal voting residence. Enter your current mailing address. If you are using this form to register to vote in Arizona, or if you are registered and move to a different Arizona county, you must provide ONE of the following for proof of citizenship or your FWAB will be rejected: * Arizona Driver's License number or Non-Operating Identification License number issued after October 1, 1996 * Alien Registration Number from Certificate of Naturalization * Indian Census Number, Bureau of Indian Affairs Card Number, Tribal Treaty Card Number or Tribal Enrollment Number * A legible photocopy of a birth certificate that verifies citizenship and supporting legal documentation (i.e. marriage certificate) if the name on the birth certificate is not the same as your current legal name * A legible photocopy of pertinent pages of a U.S. passport identifying the applicant * A legible photocopy of a Driver's License or Non-Operating License from another State within the U.S. if the license indicates proof of citizenship * A legible photocopy of a Tribal Certificate of Indian Blood or Tribal/ Bureau of Indian Affairs Affidavit of birth If you need to include a photocopy, mail or fax it along with your FWAB to your local election official. Do not send original documents. Photocopies will not be returned to you. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [www.azsos.gov] (http://www.azsos.gov). For each office for which you vote, write in either a candidate's name or a political party designation. Once the ballot is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope. The deadlines for submitting the FWAB are the same as for regular State absentee ballots. If you receive the State ballot after submitting the voted FWAB, you may also vote and return the State ballot. If both ballots are received by the deadline, only the State ballot will be counted. Arizona allows you to submit the FWAB by mail, fax, or via Arizona's online ballot upload system. If you choose to mail your FWAB, insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail the form directly to AZ Secretary of State's office at: 1700 West Washington Street, 7th Floor Phoenix, AZ 85007 If you choose to fax your FWAB, it is recommended that you fax the form directly to the AZ Secretary of State office at: 602-542-6172. Include ballot, voter affirmation, and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service to fax your FWAB toll-free. To use the Electronic Transmission Service, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.fvap.gov), and fax to: (703)693-5527, DSN 223 5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to 1-800 -368 8683. International toll-free numbers can be found on the inside back cover or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.fvap.gov). If you choose to submit your FWAB using Arizona's online ballot upload system, you must have received a User ID and password from your election official. > ***Voted ballots must be received by 7 pm on Election Day.*** No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. You may return the voted ballot and signed affidavit by mail, fax or via Arizona's online ballot upload system. Use FPCA mail and fax instructions under "How and Where to Submit Your FPCA." To use the secure ballot upload system, you must have received a user ID and password from your election official. Overseas Uniformed Service members and their eligible family members with access to the Military Postal Service may use the "Prepaid Expedited Mail- Label 11-DOD." This label is available at APO/ FPO locations and can only be used for the General Election. It provides expedited mail service up to seven days prior to the election. You can return your ballot with this label attached at any MPO/ FPO, American embassy or consulate. A portion of the label is retained by you for tracking your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service. You may track the status of your ballot by contacting the Arizona Secretary of State office. Contact information is available at https://www.azsos.gov/election/Military.htm. All 602-542-6172 outreach@azsos.gov All 1700 West Washington Street, 7th Floor Phoenix AZ 85007-2888