Vote and send in your absentee ballot as soon as it arrives.
You have options for sending in your ballot:
See if you can send your ballot by mail, fax or email.
* Alabama – Online also available. Online only if voter requested absentee ballot by email/online and voter is located outside the territorial limits of the U.S.
* Arizona – Online also available. Online submission available if a voter receives instruction from their local election official.
* California - Fax only if voter is overseas or activated within 6 days of the election.
* Colorado - Online also available.
* Florida - Fax only if the voter is outside the U.S.
* Iowa – Email and fax only for overseas Uniformed Service members and all other UOCAVA voters who are located in a hostile fire area.
* Nebraska – Email and fax available for those voters who have the prior approval from their local election official.
* New Jersey – Voters can email or fax their ballot/FWAB, but they must also still mail their ballot/FWAB.
* Oregon – Additional forms are required if voter is voting on local offices or ballot measures and voter is submitting the ballot by email or fax. Forms can be found at www.oregonvotes.gov/myballot.
* Texas - Fax only if the voter is located in a hostile fire area.
* Vermont - Email only if the voter is located in current USPS International Mail Service Suspension area.
See if international mail is disrupted in your country because of the pandemic.
Pro Tip: If your state only allows mail and there are delays, check with your nearby embassy or consulate to see if they can send your ballot via diplomatic pouch, or use a private courier.
Requested your absentee ballot, but haven't received it?
Fill out and send in the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB) as a backup ballot.