May 2024 Voter Alert

Upcoming elections for federal office:

The following states have elections for federal office in the next 90 days:

P- Presidential Primary; S- State Primary; D- District Primary; T- Territory Primary; R- State Runoff (if necessary); SP- Special Primary Election; SG- Special General Election; SSP- U.S. Senate Special Primary

*Dates subject to change.  

May 2024:
May 7th:
Indiana (P)(S)
May 14th:
Maryland (P)(S)
Nebraska (P)(S)
Nebraska (SSP)
North Carolina (R)
West Virginia (P)(S)
May 21st:
California (SG)
Georgia (S)
Idaho (S)
Kentucky (P)(S)
Oregon (P)(S)
May 28th:
Texas (R)

June 2024 - 30 Day Notice:
June 4th:
District of Columbia (P)(D)
Iowa (S)
Montana (P)(S)
New Jersey (P)(S)
New Mexico (P)(S)
South Dakota (P)(S)
June 11th:
Maine (S)
Nevada (S)
North Dakota (S)
South Carolina (S)
June 13th:
Puerto Rico (T)
June 18th:
Georgia (R)
Oklahoma (S)
Virginia (S)
June 25th:
Colorado (S)
New York (S)
South Carolina (R)
Utah (S)

July 2024 - 60 Day Notice
July 30th:
Arizona (S)

August 2024 – 90 Day Notice:
August 1st:
Tennessee (S)
August 3rd:
Guam (P)(T)
Virgin Islands (T)
August 6th:
Kansas (S)
Michigan (S)
Missouri (S)
Washington (S)
August 10th:
Hawaii (S) 
August 13th:
Connecticut (S)
Minnesota (S)
Vermont (S)
Wisconsin (S)
August 20th:
Alaska (S)
Florida (S)
Wyoming (S)
August 27th:
Oklahoma (R)

Register and request your ballot by your state's deadline. You can use FVAP's easy online assistant at to walk you through each section of the form. After you finish filling out the FPCA, print it, sign it, and send it to your election office. Most states accept the FPCA by email or fax while some require it by mail. Check your state-specific guidelines at

Once you receive your requested absentee ballot, vote and return it as soon as you get it. Remember to carefully follow the instructions, especially if a "security envelope" is required, and sign the package as indicated when returning it.

To save time, send voted ballots electronically if allowed by state law. Voters can check if their state accepts completed absentee ballots by email, fax, or via an online portal at

If a requested ballot has not arrived, use the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB) immediately at It acts as a backup ballot. If your official state absentee ballot arrives after sending in the FWAB, complete and send in the official ballot, too. Only one will be counted.

To ensure your voted ballot is received by your state, go to, click on your state and then the "check the status of your voted ballot" button.

To find your state's election website for specific information on candidates, elections, contact information, and links to your local election offices, visit the contact page. You can also reach out directly to your election office for status updates on your registration and absentee ballot.

Additional Information for non-UOCAVA voters: Uniformed service members, their families, and Department of Defense civilians who are currently stationed in the same location as their voting address may visit to register to vote and request information from their local election office to vote locally.

The Department of Defense is required to send this email notification starting 90 days before each election for federal office. This information is current as of October 30, 2023. As updates may occur, please check the election calendars and state guidelines at for real time information.


If you would like more information on the Federal Voting Assistance Program, or need help with the absentee voting process, please go to, call 703-588-1584 (toll free 1-800-438-VOTE or DSN 425-1584), or email (

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