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.
If you're overseas, 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, drop off your ballot at a Military Post Office 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.
Not sure where you are in the voting process?
Still need to request your ballot?
Check election dates, deadlines and guidelines for your state.