How can I register to vote as a military or overseas voter? Fill out and return the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to your local election office. This form allows you to register and identifies you as a voter covered by *UOCAVA* (Federal law providing special protections). What is my voting residence? The place you consider your true, fixed and permanent home. Do I need to claim a political party to vote in primary elections? Yes. How can I submit my FPCA? By mail. An advanced copy can be submitted by fax, but the original FPCA must be mailed. How often must I submit my FPCA? The FPCA is good for elections for the calendar year in which it is submitted. You should submit a new one every time your address changes or every year. If I am currently registered to vote, how may I request an absentee ballot? Fill out and return the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to your local election office. How can I return my voted ballot or Federal Write-In Ballot (FWAB)? By mail. An advanced copy can be submitted by fax, but the original FPCA must be mailed. What must I do to use the FWAB and can I use the FWAB to vote in territory and local elections? If you are registered and have previously requested an absentee ballot you may use the FWAB any time before an election. You may use the FWAB to register and vote if you submit the FWAB before the registration deadline. The FWAB may be used for Federal office only. I am an American citizen, but I have never lived in the U.S., can I register to vote in this territory? No. 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? Visit the Election System of the Virgin Islands website for candidate information [http://www.vivote.gov/](http://www.vivote.gov/).