Never Resided in the U.S.?

In some States, U.S. citizens who are 18 years or older and were born abroad, but have never resided in the United States, are eligible to vote absentee. The following States allow these citizens to vote absentee:

Alaska

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Alaska is eligible to vote as a federal voter and may vote for federal offices only.

Arizona

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last registered to vote in Arizona is eligible to vote in Arizona.

California

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in California is eligible to vote in California as long as he or she has not registered or voted in another State.

Colorado

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent, legal guardian, spouse or civil union partner that was last domiciled in Colorado is eligible to vote in Colorado.

Connecticut

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Connecticut is eligible to vote as a federal voter and may vote for federal offices only.

Delaware

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Delaware is eligible to vote as a federal voter and may vote for federal offices only.

District of Columbia

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in the District of Columbia is eligible to vote in District of Columbia.

Georgia

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last registered in Georgia is eligible to vote in Georgia.

Hawaii

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Hawaii is eligible to vote as a federal voter and may vote for federal offices only.

Illinois

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Illinois is eligible to vote in Illinois.

Iowa

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Iowa is eligible to vote in Iowa.

Kansas

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Kansas is eligible to vote in Kansas.

Kentucky

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Kentucky is eligible to vote in Kentucky.

Maine

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Maine is eligible to vote in Maine.

Massachusetts

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Massachusetts is eligible to vote in Massachusetts.

Michigan

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Michigan is eligible to vote in Michigan as long as he or she has not registered or voted in another State.

Minnesota

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Minnesota is eligible to vote as a "federal voter" and may vote for federal offices only.

Nebraska

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last registered in Nebraska is eligible to vote in Nebraska as long as he or she has not registered or voted in another State.

Nevada

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Nevada is eligible to vote in Nevada as long as he or she has not registered or voted in another State.

New Hampshire

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in New Hampshire is eligible to vote in New Hampshire.

New Mexico

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in New Mexico is eligible to vote in New Mexico.

New York

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in New York is eligible to vote as a federal voter and may vote for federal offices only.

North Carolina

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in North Carolina is eligible to vote in North Carolina.

North Dakota

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in North Dakota is eligible to vote in North Dakota.

Ohio

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Ohio is eligible to vote in Ohio.

Oklahoma

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Oklahoma is eligible to vote in Oklahoma.

Oregon

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. is eligible to vote if they intend to reside in Oregon, have a parent, legal guardian, or spouse that is a military or overseas voter under Oregon law, and that parent, legal guardian, or spouse last resided in Oregon.

Rhode Island

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Rhode Island is eligible to vote as a federal voter and may vote for federal offices only.

South Carolina

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in South Carolina is eligible to vote in South Carolina.

South Dakota

A U.S. citizen who is under the age of 22 and has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in South Dakota is eligible vote in South Dakota.

Tennessee

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Tennessee is eligible to vote in Tennessee.

Vermont

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Vermont is eligible to vote in Vermont.

Virginia

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Virginia is eligible to vote in Virginia as long as he or she has not registered or voted in another State.

Washington

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Washington is eligible to vote in Washington.

West Virginia

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in West Virginia is eligible to vote in West Virginia.

Wisconsin

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Wisconsin is eligible to vote as a federal voter and may vote for federal offices only.

Wyoming

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Wyoming is eligible to vote in Wyoming.