The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for every subsequent Federal election held until the voter otherwise notifies the clerk, or the county election official receives evidence that the elector's voter registration is no longer current. All information applies to Uniformed Service members, their eligible family members, and overseas citizens, as well as members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Merchant Marines who have been discharged within 30 days of an election. Select the category that describes you. Some political parties require you to be registered in their party to vote for their candidates in primary elections. If you are not affiliated with a political party or don't select one, the ballot sent to you for primary elections will include nonpartisan offices and measures. To vote in the elections of a political party that has authorized non-affiliated electors, write: *"I want to vote in (fill in party) Primary."* Political party affiliation is not required for general elections. Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former name under which you were registered in Oregon. Date of birth.<br/><br/>Your valid Oregon Driver's License number OR if you do not have an Oregon Driver's License the last four digits of your Social Security number is required for voter registration. If you do not possess either 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 local election official to follow up if more information is required. Oregon allows you to receive your absentee 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 Oregon 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 mailed, usually where you live now. In addition to mailing a regular ballot, Oregon provides a State Write-In Absentee Ballot to any voter residing outside the U.S. unable to vote using the regular absentee voting process. This ballot may be requested any time before the election. To request it, write in Block 9: *"I am outside the territorial limits of the United States and the District of Columbia and I am unable to vote and return a regular absentee ballot by normal mail delivery in the time provided for regular absentee ballots. I request a special write-in absentee ballot."* This request is valid only for the election specified on the application. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Oregon allows you to submit the FPCA by mail, email or fax. Contact information for local election officials can be found at the end of this section and at [www.oregonvotes.gov] (http://www.oregonvotes.gov). If you choose to mail your FPCA, mail the form directly to your local election office. If you choose to email your FPCA, you should send the form as a signed, scanned attachment. You must also submit the FPCA by mail. Email directly to your local election office. If you choose to fax your FPCA, you must also submit the FPCA by mail. It is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official. 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] (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). To find out the status of your registration/absentee ballot request, contact your local election office.Contact information can be found at [www.oregonvotes.gov] (http://www.oregonvotes.gov). Your jurisdiction will contact you regarding the status of your application. Oregon allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for registration and voting in general, special and primary elections for local, State and Federal offices. Feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. Oregon allows you to use this form for registration. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former name under which you were registered in Oregon. Date of birth.<br/><br/>Your valid Oregon Driver's License number OR if you do not have an Oregon Driver's License the last four digits of your Social Security number is required for voter registration. If you do not possess either 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 local election official to follow up if more information is required. If you are using this form to register and wish to vote in primary elections for partisan office, you must enter your political party affiliation. Some political parties require you to be registered in their party to vote for their candidates in primary elections. If you are not affiliated with a political party or do not select one the ballot sent to you for primary elections will include non-partisan offices and measures. If you want to vote in the elections of a political party that has authorized non-affiliated electors, write: *"I want to vote in (fill in party) Primary."* Complete street address of your Oregon 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, usually where you live now. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this ballot or application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. Contact information for local election officials can be found at the end of this section and at [www.oregonvotes.gov] (http://www.oregonvotes.gov). To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [www.oregonvotes.gov] (http://www.oregonvotes.gov). 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 and voted ballot, it must be received by the local election office by the registration deadline. If using the FWAB as a voted ballot only, it must be received by the local election office by 8 pm on Election Day. 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. Oregon allows you to submit the FWAB by mail,email or fax. If you are returning your ballot by email or fax a completed Oregon Facsimile or Electronic Mail Vote Secret Ballot Waiver Form is required to be returned along with your ballot to your local election official. The Waiver Form is available at [www.oregonvotes.gov] (http://www.oregonvotes.gov). If you choose to mail your FWAB, 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. If you choose to fax your FWAB, you must also submit the FWAB by mail. If faxing, a completed Oregon Facsimile or Electronic Mail Vote Secret Ballot Waiver Form must accompany your ballot. 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 email your FWAB, email the ballot, Voter Declaration/Affirmation and a completed Oregon Facsimile or Electronic Mail Vote Secret Ballot Waiver Form as signed and scanned attachments. You must also submit the FWAB by mail. Email directly to your local election office. ***Voted ballots must be received by the local election office by 8 pm PT on Election Day.*** No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. Voted ballots may be returned by mail, email or fax. If you are returning your ballot by email or fax a completed Oregon Facsimile or Electronic Mail Vote Secret Ballot Waiver Form is required to be returned to your local election official along with your ballot. The Waiver Form is available at [www.oregonvotes.gov] (http://www.oregonvotes.gov). 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.oregonvotes.gov] (http://www.oregonvotes.gov).