Under federal law, the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for a minimum of all federal elections in the current calendar year. Be sure to complete a new FPCA each year and every time your address changes. Select the category that best describes you. To vote in primary elections, you must enter the name of the party ballot you want to receive. Political party affiliation is not required if requesting an absentee ballot for general elections. Enter your current name (Last, First). If you are registered under a different name, provide this information in the previous name area. Your date of birth is required.<br/><br/>You must provide **either** a State issued ID number **or** the last four digits of your Social Security number. Your contact information is recommended so your election official can contact you if they need additional information from you in order to accept your FPCA. If you want to receive your absentee ballot by fax or email/online, you must provide your fax number or email address. You can receive your absentee ballot by mail, email/online or fax. Rank your preferred method of receiving your absentee ballot. Enter the complete street address of your voting residence. You cannot use a post office box mailing address. If your address is a rural route, use Block 9 to describe the location of your voting residence. Enter your current mailing address. If you want your election materials sent to a different address or have a forwarding address, use Block 9 to provide this information. Provide any information that may assist your election official in accepting this form. You can use this space to designate particular elections or the period you wish to receive ballots. Sign and date. You can **mail, email** or **fax** your signed FPCA to your election official. Contact information can be found in the "Local election offices addresses" section. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to email or fax your FPCA. Instructions for ETS are in the "Important Information" section. To find out the status of your FPCA, contact your election official. Your election official will contact you if your FPCA is not accepted. All voters **must** be registered and have already requested an absentee ballot in order to use the FWAB. If you are an overseas citizen who has never resided in the U.S., you can use the FWAB to vote in all elections for federal office. All other UOCAVA voters, can use the FWAB to vote in all elections for federal, State and local offices, including ballot measures. Do not check this box. The FWAB cannot be used for voter registration or as a ballot request. Select the category that best describes you. Enter your current name (Last, First). If you are registered under a different name, provide this information in the previous name area. Your date of birth is required.<br/><br/>You must provide **either** a State issued ID number **or** the last four digits of your Social Security number. Your contact information is recommended so your election official can contact you if they need additional information from you to accept your FWAB. To vote in primary elections, you must enter the name of the party primary in which you are voting. Political party affiliation is not required if voting an absentee ballot in general elections. Enter the complete street address of your voting residence. You cannot use a post office box mailing address. If your address is a rural route, use Block 9 to describe the location of your voting residence. Enter your current mailing address. If you want your election materials to be sent to a different address or have a forwarding address, use Block 9 for this information. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this form. Sign and date. For each office for which you vote, write in either a candidate's name or a political party designation. See the “Federal Elections Deadlines” chart for the deadline for submitting the FWAB. If you receive the State absentee ballot after transmitting your voted FWAB, you may also vote and return the State absentee ballot. If both are received by the deadline, only the State absentee ballot will be counted. You can submit the FWAB by **mail, email** or **fax.** **Mail your FWAB:** Once your FWAB is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal the envelope. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope. Insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail your FWAB directly to your election official. **Overseas Uniformed Service members** can request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to the general election ballot. Additional information about this label can be found in the “Important Information” section. **Email your FWAB:** Scan the signed Voter's Declaration/Affirmation and the FWAB into your computer. Be sure to also include the Electronic Transmission Sheet with secrecy waiver. Email this ballot package directly to your election official. You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to email your FWAB. Information about ETS can be found in the "Important Information" section. **Fax your FWAB:** Fax your FWAB directly to your election official. Be sure to include your ballot, signed Voter Declaration/Affirmation and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to fax your FWAB toll-free. Instructions for ETS are in the "Important Information" section. Once you receive your absentee ballot from your State it must be returned according to the deadlines and requirements in the "Federal Election Deadlines" chart. For special elections visit FVAP.gov for specific deadlines. You can submit the State absentee ballot by **mail, email** or **fax.** You can **mail, email** or **fax** your State absentee ballot to your election official. Contact information can be found in the "Local election offices addresses" section. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to email or fax your ballot. **Overseas Uniformed Service members** can request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to the general election ballot. Additional information about this label can be found in the “Important Information” section. 2016-05-17T00:00:00.000 Presidential Primary 2016-05-17T00:00:00.000 State Primary 2016-11-08T00:00:00.000 Postmarked by Presidential Primary Registration Postmarked by State Primary Registration Postmarked by General Election Registration Received by 2016-05-12T00:00:00.000 Presidential Primary Ballot Request Received by 2016-05-12T00:00:00.000 State Primary Ballot Request Received by 2016-11-03T00:00:00.000 General Election Ballot Request Received by Presidential Primary Ballot Return Received by State Primary Ballot Return Received by General Election Ballot Return What is UOCAVA? The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act is commonly referred to as *UOCAVA*. *UOCAVA* citizens are U.S. citizens who are active members of the Uniformed Services, the Merchant Marine, the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, their eligible family members and other U.S. citizens residing outside the United States. The law provides the legal basis for absentee voting requirements for federal offices. What is the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)? The FPCA (federal form SF 76) allows *UOCAVA* citizens to register to vote and request an absentee ballot. This form is also used to update your contact information. What is the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)? The FWAB (federal form SF 186) serves as an emergency backup ballot for *UOCAVA* citizens. If you do not receive your absentee ballot from your State in time to return it to your election official to participate in the election, use the FWAB. What is the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS)? The DoD ETS allows you to **email or fax** your election materials toll-free. To **email** your election materials using ETS, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at FVAP.gov and email to ETS@FVAP.gov. To **fax** your election materials using ETS, 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 in the Appendix of the Voting Assistance Guide or at FVAP.gov. What is the Prepaid Mail Label 11- DoD? **Overseas Uniformed Service members** can use this label. It provides free express mail service to your election official for voted absentee ballots mailed on or before the November general election. You can request to have a Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to your ballot at Military Postal Office locations (APO/FPO). A portion of the label is kept by you for tracking your absentee ballot through the U.S. postal service. What is a primary election? A primary election is an election held before the general election to determine the candidates that can be placed on the general election ballot. I am an American citizen, but I have never lived in the U.S., can I vote in this State? A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Oregon is eligible to vote as a "federal voter" and may vote for federal offices only. I am a National Guardsman activated on State orders; does my State afford me UOCAVA privileges? 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