If you want to register to vote in the following States, visit now to complete a registration application and request your absentee ballots for the presidential preference primaries (P) and State primaries (S).

February - 30 Day Notice:
New Hampshire: February 9 (P)
South Carolina: February 20 (P, Republican Primary Only)
South Carolina: February 27 (P, Democratic Primary Only, Tentative)

March - 60 Day Notice
Alabama: March 1 (P, S)
Arkansas: March 1 (P, S)
Georgia: March 1 (P)
Massachusetts: March 1 (P)
Oklahoma: March 1 (P)
Tennessee: March 1 (P)
Texas: March 1 (P, S)
Vermont: March 1 (P)
Virginia: March 1 (P)
Louisiana: March 5 (P)
Idaho: March 8 (P, Republican Primary Only)
Michigan: March 8 (P)
Mississippi: March 8 (P, S)
Puerto Rico: March 13 (P, Republican Primary Only)
Florida: March 15 (P)
Illinois: March 15 (P, S)
Missouri: March 15 (P)
North Carolina: March 15 (P,S)
Ohio: March 15 (P,S)
Arizona: March 22 (P)

April - 90 Day Notice
Wisconsin: April 5 (P)
New York: April 19 (P)
Connecticut: April 26 (P)
Delaware: April 26 (P)
Maryland: April 26 (P,S)
Pennsylvania: April 26 (P,S)
Rhode Island: April 26 (P)

It only takes a few quick steps to make sure your vote is counted no matter where you are in the world. To register and request your ballots, complete the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) using the FPCA online assistant, or fill out the PDF, or pick up a hardcopy version from your Voting Assistance Officer or nearest U.S. Embassy or Consular Office.

Not voting in these States? Find your State's primary election dates at Select the State you want to register to vote in from the drop-down menu at the top left-hand side of the home page. To find your State's election website for specific information on candidates, elections, contact information, and links to your local election offices, visit FVAP's contact page.


For more information on FVAP or assistance with the absentee voting process, visit, call FVAP at 1-800-438-VOTE or DSN 425-1584 (CONUS)/312-425-1584 (OCONUS), or email Remember, you also can contact your unit or installation voting assistance officers for assistance during any step of the process. or Twitter@FVAP.

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