The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for all Federal elections held through the next general election, unless you request otherwise. Select the category that describes you. To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you are an unaffiliated voter and want to participate in a party primary, you must indicate which 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 29 days prior to the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former name under which you were registered in Colorado. Date of Birth.<br/><br/>Enter your valid Colorado Driver's License number OR Department of Revenue ID number. If you do not have either of these numbers, enter the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not possess any of these identification numbers, write "none" and the State will assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. Colorado allows you to receive your ballot by mail, fax, email, or electronically via download from a secure website. Please rank your preference of how you would like to receive your absentee ballot. Provide your fax number or email address in Block 5. If you do not make a selection, then your local election official will mail your ballot to you. Complete street address of your Colorado voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. 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. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Colorado allows you to submit the FPCA by mail, email or fax. If you choose to mail your FPCA, mail the form directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section. If you choose to email your FPCA, you must send the form as a signed, scanned attachment. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at [www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil] (http://www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil). Select "Contact your County Clerk and Recorder". To find out the status of your registration/absentee ballot request, contact your local election office or refer to Colorado's voter registration verification website at [www.GoVoteColorado.com] (http://www.GoVoteColorado.com). Your jurisdiction will contact you regarding the status of your application. If you choose to fax your FPCA, fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at [www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil] (http://www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil). Select "Contact your County Clerk and Recorder." 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 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). Colorado law provides for same day registration. A U.S. citizen who was born abroad, is eligible to vote and has never lived in the U.S. may register and vote in the Colorado county where a parent would be eligible to register and vote. Colorado allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for registration and voting in general, special or primary elections, or any other election coordinated by the County Clerk and Recorder. If you are registered and have requested your absentee ballot, feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. Colorado allows you to use this form for registration. It must be sent by 7 pm on Election Day and received by the local election official no later than 8 days after the election. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Date of birth.<br/><br/>Enter your valid Colorado Driver's License number OR Department of Revenue ID number. If you do not have either of these numbers, enter the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not possess any of these identification numbers, write "none" and the State will assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you are an unaffiliated voter and want to participate in a Party Primary, you must indicate which party ballot you want to receive. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) indicating your new party preference to the local election official no later than 29 days prior to the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Complete street address of your Colorado voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. This address must be within the county where you claim legal voting residence. Enter your current mailing address. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this ballot or application Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Vote for any Federal, State or local office in a general, special or primary election. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil. 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. If using the FWAB simultaneously as a registration form, ballot request form and voted ballot, it must be sent by 7 pm on Election Day and received by the local election official no later than 8 days after the election. If using the FWAB as a voted ballot only, it must be received by the local election office by the ballot return deadline. 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. Colorado allows you to submit the FWAB by mail, email or fax. 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 ballot directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found below. If you choose to email your FWAB, you must send the form as a signed, scanned attachment. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at [www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil] (http://www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil). Select "Contact your County Clerk and Recorder". If you choose to fax your FWAB, fax the FWAB directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at [www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil] (http://www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil). Select "Contact your County Clerk and Recorder". 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). > ***Voted ballots must be sent by 7 pm MT on Election Day and received by the local election official no later than 8 days after the election.*** No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. You may return your voted ballot by mail, email or fax. Use the FPCA mail, email and fax instructions under "How and Where to Submit Your FPCA." Overseas Uniformed Service members should request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DOD applied to their ballot materials at Military Postal Office locations (APO/FPO). This label provides free express mail service to your local election official for voted ballots mailed on or before the general election date. You retain a portion of the label for tracking your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service. You may track the status of your ballot at [www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil] (http://www.GoVoteColorado.com/mil). Select "View my: Mail-in ballot status."