2016 - 2017 Voting Assistance Guide Revision Sheet

Voting Assistance Officers and volunteers should use this document to update the printed copy of the Guide (VAG 16-17). You should also use it during voting activities (e.g. registration drives, Absentee Voting Weeks) to ensure citizens have the latest information.

 

Changes By State

Front Cover

Change Date Section Updated Change
05/17/2016 Updated United States Marine Corps Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: vote@usmc.mil
Phone: 703-784-9511
Fax: 703-432-2591
Website: https://www.manpower.usmc.mil/portal/page/portal/M_RA_HOME/MF/Military%20Personnel%20Services/Voting

05/18/2016 Updated United States Marine Corps Service Voting Action Officer Contact Information

Email: vote@usmc.mil
Phone: 703-784-9511
Fax: 703-432-2591
Website: https://www.manpower.usmc.mil/webcenter/portal/MF_MPS/Voting?adf.ctrl-state=hvplsnzyj_4&afrLoop=686711535427859#!

Chapter 1, How to Vote Absentee

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/11/2016 Updates to Chapter 1 Content

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01/12/2016 Updates to Chapter 1 Content

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01/29/2016 Updates to Chapter 1 Content

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03/03/2016 Updates to Chapter 1 Content

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03/04/2016 Updates to Chapter 1 Content

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Chapter 2, Absentee Voting Procedures By State and Territory

Alaska

Change Date Section Updated Change
05/03/2016 Ballot Tracking Url

https://myvoterinformation.alaska.gov/

Arizona

Change Date Section Updated Change
05/03/2016 Ballot Tracking Url

https://voter.azsos.gov/VoterView/AbsenteeBallotSearch.do

California

Change Date Section Updated Change
02/22/2016 State Primary Election Date

June 07, 2016

02/22/2016 State Primary - Registration

Return by Mail: Postmarked by, May 23, 2016

02/22/2016 State Primary - Registration

Return by Fax: Received by, May 23, 2016

02/22/2016 State Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, May 31, 2016

02/22/2016 State Primary - Ballot Return

Return by Mail: Postmarked by*, June 07, 2016

02/22/2016 State Primary - Ballot Return

Return by Fax: Received by, June 07, 2016

02/26/2016 Vote Your Ballot - Vote your FWAB

To vote, write in either a candidate's name for each office. You are not required to make a selection for each and every contest.

02/26/2016 Vote Your Ballot - Vote your FWAB

To vote, write in the candidate's name for each office. You are not required to make a selection for each and every contest.

03/15/2016 FPCA Submission Method - Introduction

You can submit the FPCA by mail, email, or fax**. Contact information can be found in the “Local Election Offices” section or online at FVAP.gov.

03/15/2016 FPCA Submission Method - How and where to submit your FPCA (email)

E-Mail your FPCA: Scan the signed FPCA into your computer. Be sure to also include the Electronic Transmission Sheet. Email this package directly to your election official. You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to email your FPCA. Information about ETS can be found in the “Important Information” section or online at FVAP.gov.

03/15/2016 FPCA Submission Method - Introduction

You can submit the FPCA by mail, email or fax. Contact information can be found in the “Local Election Offices” section or online at FVAP.gov.

04/26/2016 Updated Important Information

I am a National Guardsman activated on State orders; does my State afford me UOCAVA privileges?

Yes.

05/10/2016 FPCA Submission Method - Introduction

If you are using the FPCA to register to vote, you must mail or fax the form. Addresses can be found in the “Local Election Offices” section or online at FVAP.gov.

If you are already registered and are using the FPCA to request an absentee ballot, you can mail, email or fax your signed form to your election official. Contact information can be found in the “Local Election Offices” section or online at FVAP.gov.

Delaware

Change Date Section Updated Change
02/16/2016 Ballot Tracking Url

https://ivote.de.gov/

02/16/2016 Ballot Request Url

https://ivote.de.gov/

Hawaii

Change Date Section Updated Change
05/03/2016 Updated Important Information

I am a National Guardsman activated on State orders; does my State afford me UOCAVA privileges?

Yes.

Idaho

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/01/2016 General Election - Ballot Request

Received by, 5 PM October 28, 2016

Massachusetts

Change Date Section Updated Change
12/17/2015 State Primary Election Date

September 08, 2016

12/17/2015 State Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, 12 PM September 07, 2016

12/17/2015 State Primary - Ballot Return

Received by, 8 PM September 08, 2016

Nevada

Change Date Section Updated Change
02/22/2016 State Primary - Registration

By Email or Fax: Received by, May 14, 2016

02/22/2016 General Election - Registration

By Email or Fax: Received by, October 08, 2016

02/22/2016 State Primary - Registration

By Online System: Received by, 11 PM May 24, 2016

02/22/2016 General Election - Registration

By Online System: Received by, 11 PM October 18, 2016

02/22/2016 State Primary - Registration

By FWAB: Received by:, June 07, 2016

02/22/2016 General Election - Registration

By FWAB: Received by:, November 01, 2016

New Hampshire

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/14/2016 Presidential Primary Election Date

February 09, 2016

01/14/2016 Presidential Primary - Registration

Received by, February 09, 2016

01/14/2016 Presidential Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, February 09, 2016

01/14/2016 Presidential Primary - Ballot Return

Received by, February 09, 2016

01/14/2016 Presidential Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, February 08, 2016

New Mexico

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/29/2016 Updated Important Information

I am a National Guardsman activated on State orders; does my State afford me UOCAVA privileges?

Yes.

North Carolina

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/20/2016 Congressional Primary Election Date

June 07, 2016

04/20/2016 Congressional Primary - Registration

Received by, 5 PM June 06, 2016

04/20/2016 Congressional Primary - Ballot Request

Received by, 5 PM June 06, 2016

04/20/2016 Congressional Primary - Ballot Return

By Mail: Sent by*, June 07, 2016

04/20/2016 Congressional Primary - Ballot Return

Return by Email or Fax: Received by, 7 PM June 07, 2016

Puerto Rico

Change Date Section Updated Change
05/04/2016 Presidential Primary - Dem Election Date

June 05, 2016

05/04/2016 Presidential Primary - Dem - Registration

By Mail: Postmarked by, April 16, 2016

05/04/2016 Presidential Primary - Dem - Registration

By Email or Fax: Received by, April 16, 2016

05/04/2016 Presidential Primary - Dem - Ballot Request

By Mail: Postmarked by, April 16, 2016

05/04/2016 Presidential Primary - Dem - Ballot Request

By Email or Fax: Received by, April 16, 2016

05/04/2016 Presidential Primary - Dem - Ballot Return

Postmarked by, June 05, 2016

South Carolina

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/27/2016 Presidential Primary - Rep - Registration

Received by, January 20, 2016

04/29/2016 Updated Important Information

I am a National Guardsman activated on State orders; does my State afford me UOCAVA privileges?

Yes.

Washington

Change Date Section Updated Change
02/19/2016 FWAB Block - Block 6 - Party Affiliation

Required for Presidential Primary.

Wisconsin

Change Date Section Updated Change
04/01/2016 General Election - Ballot Return

Received by, 8 PM November 08, 2016

Wyoming

Change Date Section Updated Change
02/29/2016 FPCA Submission Method - Introduction

Since the FPCA serves as temporary registration, you must mail in the FPCA. If you previously registered to vote using the Wyoming voter registration form, you may email or fax the FPCA to request an absentee ballot. If you are unsure if you are still a registered voter in Wyoming, please contact your County Clerk. Contact information can be found in the “Local Election Offices” section or online at FVAP.gov.

Chapter 3, Guide for Voting Assistance Officers

Change Date Section Updated Change
01/11/2016 Updates to Chapter 3 Content

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01/12/2016 Updates to Chapter 3 Content

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01/29/2016 Updates to Chapter 3 Content

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03/03/2016 Updates to Chapter 3 Content

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03/04/2016 Updates to Chapter 3 Content

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