Voting Assistance Guide Revision Sheet

Voting Assistance Officers and volunteers should use this document to update the printed copy of the Voting Assistance Guide. Make sure you use it during voting activities (e.g. registration drives, Absentee Voting Weeks) to ensure the voters you are assisting have the latest information.

 

Changes By State

Front Cover

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/23/2018 Updated Department of State Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: votinginfo@state.gov
Phone: 202-485-6284
Fax: 202-647-6201
Website: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/abroad/legal-matters/benefits/voting.html

02/06/2018 Updated United States Air Force Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: vote.usaf@us.af.mil
Phone: 210-565-1983
Fax: 210-565-2543
Website: http://www.afpc.af.mil/Air-Force-Voting

02/26/2018 Updated United States Air Force Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: vote.usaf@us.af.mil
Phone: (703) 697-5107
Fax: (703) 614-0099
Website: http://www.afpc.af.mil/Air-Force-Voting

02/26/2018 Updated United States Air Force Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: vote.usaf@us.af.mil
Phone: 703-697-5107
Fax: 703-614-0099
Website: http://www.afpc.af.mil/Air-Force-Voting

04/04/2018 Updated Department of State Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: votinginfo@state.gov
Phone: 202-485-6284
Fax: 202-647-6201
Website: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/abroad/legal-matters/benefits/voting.html

04/04/2018 Updated Department of State Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: votinginfo@state.gov
Phone: 202-485-6284
Fax: 202-647-6201
Website: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/abroad/legal-matters/benefits/voting.html

04/06/2018 Updated United States Navy Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: VOTE@navy.mil
Phone: 202-433-4000
Website: https://www.cnic.navy.mil/ffr/fleet_readiness/special_interest_programs/navy_voting_assistance_program.html

04/06/2018 Updated United States Navy Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: VOTE@navy.mil
Phone: 202-433-4000
Website: https://www.cnic.navy.mil/ffr/fleet_readiness/special_interest_programs/navy_voting_assistance_program.html

Chapter 1, How to Vote Absentee

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/03/2018 Updates to Chapter 1 Content

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04/03/2018 Updates to Chapter 1 Content

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Chapter 2, Absentee Voting Procedures By State and Territory

Alaska

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/12/2018 FPCA Block - Block 9 - Additional Requirements for State

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04/12/2018 FWAB Block - Block 9 - Additional Information

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Arizona

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/12/2018 CD 8 Special Primary Election Date

February 27, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 8 Special General Election Date

April 24, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 8 Special Primary - Registration

Received by, January 29, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 8 Special Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, February 16, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 8 Special General - Registration

Received by, March 26, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 8 Special General - Ballot Request

Received by, April 13, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 8 Special Primary - Ballot Return

Received by, 7 PM February 27, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 8 Special General - Ballot Return

Received by, 7 PM April 24, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 8 Special Primary - Registration

Received by, 11 PM January 29, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 8 Special General - Registration

Received by, 11 PM March 26, 2018

Illinois

Change Date Section Updated Change
02/22/2018 State Primary - Ballot Request

Overseas Citizens, Signed by*, February 20, 2018

02/22/2018 State Primary - Ballot Request

Uniformed Services and eligible family members, Signed by, March 12, 2018

02/22/2018 General Election - Ballot Request

Overseas Citizens, Signed by*, October 09, 2018

02/22/2018 General Election - Ballot Request

Uniformed Services and eligible family members, Signed by, October 29, 2018

Massachusetts

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/09/2018 State Primary** Election Date

September 04, 2018

01/09/2018 State Primary** - Ballot Request

Received by**, 5 PM August 31, 2018

01/09/2018 State Primary** - Ballot Return

Received by**, 8 PM September 04, 2018

Michigan

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/24/2018 CD 13 Special Election - Registration

Received by, November 06, 2018

01/24/2018 CD 13 Special Election - Ballot Request

Received by, 2 PM November 03, 2018

01/24/2018 CD 13 Special Election - Ballot Return

Received by, November 06, 2018

01/24/2018 CD 13 Special Election Election Date

November 06, 2018

New York

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/18/2018 Federal Primary Election Date

June 26, 2018

01/18/2018 Federal Primary - Registration

Received by, June 01, 2018

01/18/2018 Federal Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, June 19, 2018

01/18/2018 Federal Primary - Ballot Return

Postmarked by*, June 25, 2018

04/03/2018 State Primary Election Date

September 13, 2018

04/03/2018 State Primary - Registration

Received by, August 19, 2018

04/03/2018 State Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, September 06, 2018

04/03/2018 State Primary - Ballot Return

Postmarked by*, September 12, 2018

04/04/2018 State Primary - Registration

Received by, August 20, 2018

Ohio

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/02/2018 CD 12 Special Primary Election Date

May 08, 2018

04/02/2018 CD 12 Special General Election Date

August 07, 2018

04/02/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Registration

By Mail: Received by, April 09, 2018

04/02/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, May 05, 2018

04/02/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Ballot Return

Sent by*, May 08, 2018

04/02/2018 CD 12 Special General - Registration

By Mail: Received by, July 09, 2018

04/02/2018 CD 12 Special General - Registration

By Email or Fax: Received by, July 09, 2018

04/02/2018 CD 12 Special General - Ballot Request

Received by, August 04, 2018

04/02/2018 CD 12 Special General - Ballot Return

Sent by*, August 07, 2018

04/02/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Registration

By Email or Fax: Received by, April 09, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special Primary Election Date

May 08, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special General Election Date

August 07, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Registration

By Mail: Received by, April 09, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Registration

By Email or Fax: Received by, April 09, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, May 05, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Ballot Return

Sent by*, May 08, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, May 05, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special General - Registration

By Mail: Received by, July 09, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special General - Registration

By Email or Fax: Received by, July 09, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special General - Ballot Request

Received by, August 04, 2018

04/04/2018 CD 12 Special General - Ballot Return

Sent by*, August 07, 2018

04/09/2018 CD 12 Special Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, 12 PM May 05, 2018

04/09/2018 CD 12 Special General - Ballot Request

Received by, 12 PM August 04, 2018

Pennsylvania

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/12/2018 CD 18 Special General Election Date

March 13, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 18 Special General - Registration

Postmarked by, February 12, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 18 Special General - Ballot Request

Received by, March 12, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 18 Special General - Ballot Return

Sent by*, 11 PM March 20, 2018

01/12/2018 CD 18 Special General - Ballot Return

Sent by*, 11 PM March 12, 2018

Texas

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/26/2018 CD 27 Special Election Election Date

June 30, 2018

04/26/2018 CD 27 Special Election - Registration

Received by*, May 31, 2018

04/26/2018 CD 27 Special Election - Ballot Request

Received by, May 16, 2018

04/26/2018 CD 27 Special Election - Ballot Return

Received by**, July 06, 2018

04/26/2018 CD 27 Special Election - Ballot Request

Received by, June 16, 2018

Chapter 3, Guide for Voting Assistance Officers

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/03/2018 Updates to Chapter 3 Content

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Appendix

Appendix

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/03/2018 Appendix

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04/03/2018 Appendix

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FAQs

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/11/2018 FAQs

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04/03/2018 FAQs

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04/03/2018 FAQs

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