April 22 - ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The State of Alabama will hold its primary election on June 3. If you are an Alabama resident and want to vote in the primary, you must be registered by May 23. If you live outside the Alabama area and need to register to vote absentee, you can do so using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) at If you complete and return this form, Alabama will register you as an absentee voter and send you your ballot for any elections this year.

If you are already registered in Alabama, you must request your ballot by May 29 if you want to vote in the primary.

Detailed information is available at, along with the FPCA. If you are registered and have not received your absentee ballot by May 4, use the Federal Write-In Ballot to vote. The form is also available at:


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