For the 2014 General Election, the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for all elections after the date OF the application through the next regular election or December 31 of the year of the application, whichever is later, or for another shorter period the voter specifies. Select the category that describes you. You must register as Democrat or Republican to vote in party primaries. If you register as 'other,' you can only vote in nonpartisan primaries. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. Name (Last, Suffix, First, Middle) include any previous registered names. Date of birth<br/><br/>Sex<br/><br/>Race<br/><br/>State Driver's License or I.D. or Social Security number. If you do not possess a Social Security number, the State shall assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes. Recommended (required if submitting the FPCA by email or fax). Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. Kentucky allows you to receive the blank ballot by mail, email or fax. 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 local election official will mail your ballot to you. Complete street address of your Kentucky 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 additional information that may assist the local election official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Kentucky 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 or online [http://elect.ky.gov/contactcountyclerks/Pages/default.aspx] (http://elect.ky.gov/contactcountyclerks/Pages/default.aspx). If you choose to email your FPCA, you should send the form as a signed, scanned attachment. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section or online [http://elect.ky.gov/contactcountyclerks/Pages/default.aspx] (http://elect.ky.gov/contactcountyclerks/Pages/default.aspx). If you choose to fax your FPCA, it is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at the end of this section or [http://elect.ky.gov/contactcountyclerks/Pages/default.aspx] (http://elect.ky.gov/contactcountyclerks/Pages/default.aspx). 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 fax numbers can be found on the inside back cover or at FVAP.gov. To find out the status of your registration/absentee ballot request, contact your local election office, refer to Kentucky's voter registration verification website [http://elect.ky.gov/voterinfo/militaryandoverseasvoters/Pages/FPCARegistertovote.aspx](http://elect.ky.gov/voterinfo/militaryandoverseasvoters/Pages/FPCARegistertovote.aspx). Your jurisdiction will contact you if your application is denied. Prior to July 1, 2014, the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) may be used for voting in any Federal election. After July 1, 2014, the FWAB may be used for registration and voting in Federal, State, and local elections. If using the FWAB for registration, it must be submitted by the voter registration deadline. If you have requested your ballot, feel free to submit the FWAB at anytime before an election. Beginning with the 2014 General Election, Kentucky will allow you to use this form for registration. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, Suffix, First, Middle) include any previous registered names. Date of Birth<br/><br/>Sex<br/><br/>Race<br/><br/>State Driver's License or I.D., or Social Security number. If you do not possess a Social Security number, the State shall assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes. Recommended (required if using email or fax). Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. Not required. Complete street address of your Kentucky 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 additional information that may assist the local election official in accepting this ballot or application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. For the 2014 General Election you may submit the FWAB for registration and voting in Federal, State and local elections. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [www.elect.ky.gov] (http://www.elect.ky.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 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. The FWAB must be submitted by mail. Insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail your FWAB directly to your local election official. >***Voted ballots must be received by the local election office by 6pm on Election Day.*** No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. Voted ballots must be returned by mail. 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 [https://cdcbps.ky.gov/ABD2Web/](https://cdcbps.ky.gov/ABD2Web/).