What is UOCAVA? The *Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act* is commonly referred to as *UOCAVA*. *UOCAVA* citizens are U.S. citizens who are active members of the Uniformed Services, the Merchant Marine, the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, their eligible family members and other U.S. citizens residing outside the United States. The law provides the legal basis for absentee voting requirements for federal offices. What is the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)? The FPCA (federal form SF 76) allows *UOCAVA* citizens to register to vote and request an absentee ballot. This form is also used to update your contact information. What is the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)? The FWAB (federal form SF 186) serves as an emergency backup ballot for *UOCAVA* citizens. If you do not receive your absentee ballot from your State in time to return it to your election official to participate in the election, use the FWAB. What is the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS)*? The DoD ETS allows you to **email or fax** your election materials toll-free. To **email** your election materials using ETS, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or online at FVAP.gov and email to ETS@FVAP.gov. To **fax** your election materials using ETS, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or online at FVAP.gov and fax to: (703) 693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll-free numbers can be found in the Appendix of the Voting Assistance Guide or online at FVAP.gov. \* *DISCLAIMER: The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) provides an Electronic Transmission Service to assist you with transmitting your election materials. FVAP does not guarantee the acceptance or processing of your materials by your election official. As a user of this service, we encourage you to contact your election official directly to verify whether your information was received timely.* What is the Prepaid Mail Label 11- DoD? *Overseas Uniformed Service members* can use this label for general election absentee ballots. It provides free express mail service to your election official for general election absentee ballots. You can request to have a Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to your absentee ballot at Military Postal Office locations (APO/FPO). A portion of the label is kept by you for tracking your absentee ballot through the U.S. postal service. What is a primary election? A primary election is an election held before the general election to determine the candidates that can be placed on the general election ballot. What is a runoff election? A runoff election is an election held if the State requires that a candidate receive a certain percentage of the votes in order to advance to a general election or take public office. I am an American citizen, but I have never lived in the U.S., can I vote in this State? No. I am a National Guardsman activated on State orders; does my State afford me UOCAVA privileges? Yes. How can I check the status of my ballot? You can check the status of your absentee ballot by contacting your election official. Contact information can be found in the "Local Election Offices" section. Does my State have any online tools? You can see if your State has any online tools available here: [http://www.fvap.gov/mississippi](http://www.fvap.gov/mississippi) 2016-03-08T00:00:00.000 Presidential Primary 2016-03-08T00:00:00.000 State Primary 2016-03-29T00:00:00.000 State Primary Runoff 2016-11-08T00:00:00.000 2016-11-29T00:00:00.000 General Runoff By Mail: Postmarked by 2016-02-27T00:00:00.000 Presidential Primary Registration By Email or Fax: Received by 2016-02-27T00:00:00.000 Presidential Primary Registration By Mail: Postmarked by 2016-02-27T00:00:00.000 State Primary Registration By Email or Fax: Received by 2016-02-27T00:00:00.000 State Primary Registration By Mail: Postmarked by 2016-03-08T00:00:00.000 State Primary Runoff Registration By Email or Fax: Received by 2016-03-08T00:00:00.000 State Primary Runoff Registration By Mail: Postmarked by 2016-10-29T00:00:00.000 General Election Registration By Email or Fax: Received by 2016-10-29T00:00:00.000 General Election Registration By Mail: Postmarked by 2016-10-29T00:00:00.000 General Runoff Registration By Email or Fax: Received by 2016-10-29T00:00:00.000 General Runoff Registration Received by 2016-03-08T00:00:00.000 Presidential Primary Ballot Request Received by 2016-03-08T00:00:00.000 State Primary Ballot Request Received by 2016-03-29T00:00:00.000 State Primary Runoff Ballot Request Received by 2016-11-08T00:00:00.000 General Election Ballot Request Received by 2016-11-29T00:00:00.000 General Runoff Ballot Request Received by 2016-03-08T19:00:00.000 Presidential Primary Ballot Return Received by 2016-03-08T19:00:00.000 State Primary Ballot Return Received by 2016-03-29T19:00:00.000 State Primary Runoff Ballot Return Received by 2016-11-08T19:00:00.000 General Election Ballot Return Received by 2016-11-29T19:00:00.000 General Runoff Ballot Return Under federal law, the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for a minimum of all federal elections in the current calendar year. Be sure to complete a new FPCA each year and every time your address changes. Select the category that best describes you. To vote in primary elections, you must enter the name of the party ballot you want to receive. Political party affiliation is not required if requesting an absentee ballot for general elections. Enter your current name (Last, First). If you are registered under a different name, provide this information in the previous name area. Your date of birth is required. <br/><br/>You must provide **either** a State issued ID number **or** the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not have either of these numbers you must enter in Block 9: "I do not have a social security number or State issued ID number." Your contact information is recommended so your election official can contact you if they need additional information from you in order to accept your FPCA. If you want to receive your absentee ballot by email/online or fax, you must provide your email address or fax number. You can receive your absentee ballot by mail, email/online or fax. Rank your preferred method of receiving your absentee ballot. Enter the complete street address of your voting residence. You cannot use a post office box mailing address. If your address is a rural route, use Block 9 to describe the location of your voting residence. Enter your current mailing address, even if you are requesting your ballot by email/online or fax. If you want your election materials sent to a different address or have a forwarding address, use Block 9 to provide this information. Provide any information that may assist your election official in accepting this form. You can use this space to designate particular elections or the period you wish to receive ballots. Sign and date. No witness signature required. 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. **Mail your FPCA:** Once your FPCA is complete, mail your FPCA directly to your election official. **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. **Fax your FPCA:** Fax your FPCA directly to your election official. Be sure to also include the Electronic Transmission Sheet. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS)* to fax your FPCA toll-free. Instructions for ETS are in the "Important Information" section or online at FVAP.gov. To find out the status of your FPCA, contact your election official. Your election official will contact you if your FPCA is not accepted. \* *DISCLAIMER: The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) provides an Electronic Transmission Service to assist you with transmitting your election materials. FVAP does not guarantee the acceptance or processing of your materials by your election official. As a user of this service, we encourage you to contact your election official directly to verify whether your information was received timely.* The FWAB can be used to register to vote. If you are using the FWAB to register to vote, it **must** be received by the registration deadline listed in the "Federal Elections Deadlines" chart. You can use the FWAB to vote in federal, State and local elections, including ballot measures. Check this box if you would like to register to vote and/or request an absentee ballot. Select the category that best describes you. Enter your current name (Last, First). If you are registered under a different name, provide this information in the previous name area. Your date of birth is required. <br/><br/>You must provide **either** a State issued ID number **or** the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not have either of these numbers you must enter in Block 9: "I do not have a social security number or State issued ID number." Your contact information is recommended so your election official can contact you if they need additional information from you to accept your FWAB. To vote in primary elections, you must enter the name of the party primary in which you are voting. Political party affiliation is not required if voting an absentee ballot in general elections. Enter the complete street address of your voting residence. You cannot use a post office box mailing address. If your address is a rural route, use Block 9 to describe the location of your voting residence. Enter your current mailing address. If you want your election materials sent to a different address or have a forwarding address, use Block 9 for this information. Provide any information that may assist the election official in accepting this form. You can use this space to designate particular elections or the period you wish to receive ballots, as well as the method in which you would like to receive your ballot. Sign and date. No witness signature required. To vote, write in either a candidate's name or political party for each office. You are not required to make a selection for each and every contest. You can submit the FWAB by **mail, email** or **fax.** Contact information can be found in the "Local Election Offices" section or online at FVAP.gov. **Mail your FWAB:** Once your FWAB is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal the envelope. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope. Insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/ Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail your FWAB directly to your election official. *Overseas Uniformed Service members* can request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to the general election ballot. Additional information about this label can be found in the "Important Information" section or online at FVAP.gov. **Email your FWAB:** Scan the signed Voter's Declaration/Affirmation and the FWAB into your computer. Be sure to also include the Electronic Transmission Sheet with secrecy waiver. Email this ballot package directly to your election official. You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS)* to email your FWAB. Information about ETS can be found in the "Important Information" section or online at FVAP.gov. **Fax your FWAB:** Fax your FWAB directly to your election official. Be sure to include your ballot, signed Voter Declaration/Affirmation and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS)* to fax your FWAB toll-free. Instructions for ETS are in the "Important Information" section or online at FVAP.gov. See the "Federal Election Deadlines" chart for the deadline for submitting the FWAB. If you receive the State absentee ballot after transmitting your voted FWAB, you may also vote and return the State absentee ballot. If both are received by the deadline, only the State absentee ballot will be counted. \* *DISCLAIMER: The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) provides an Electronic Transmission Service to assist you with transmitting your election materials. FVAP does not guarantee the acceptance or processing of your materials by your election official. As a user of this service, we encourage you to contact your election official directly to verify whether your information was received timely.* Once you receive your absentee ballot from your State it **must** be returned according to the deadlines and requirements in the "Federal Election Deadlines" chart. For special federal elections, visit FVAP.gov for specific deadlines. You can submit the State absentee ballot by **mail, email** or **fax**. Contact information can be found in the "Local Election Offices" section. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS)\* to fax your ballot. *Overseas Uniformed Service members* can request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to the general election ballot. Additional information about this label can be found in the "Important Information" section. \* *DISCLAIMER: The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) provides an Electronic Transmission Service to assist you with transmitting your election materials. FVAP does not guarantee the acceptance or processing of your materials by your election official. As a user of this service, we encourage you to contact your election official directly to verify whether your information was received timely.* County (601) 445-7955 UOCAVA.Adams@sos.ms.gov Adams P. O. Box 1224 Natchez MS 39121 County (662) 286-7767 UOCAVA.Alcorn@sos.ms.gov Alcorn P. O. Box 430 Corinth MS 38835 County (601) 657-1082 UOCAVA.Amite@sos.ms.gov Amite P. O. Box 312 Liberty MS 39645 County (662) 289-7666 UOCAVA.Attala@sos.ms.gov Attala 100 Courthouse Ste 1 Kosciusko MS 39090 County (662) 224-6312 UOCAVA.Benton@sos.ms.gov Benton P. O. Box 262 Ashland MS 38603 County (662) 846-2943 UOCAVA.Bolivar@sos.ms.gov Bolivar P. O. Box 670 Cleveland MS 38732 County (662) 412-3103 UOCAVA.Calhoun@sos.ms.gov Calhoun P. O. Box 25 Pittsboro MS 38951 County (662) 464-5407 UOCAVA.Carroll@sos.ms.gov Carroll P. O. Box 6 Vaiden MS 39176 County (662) 456-4831 UOCAVA.Chickasaw@sos.ms.gov Chickasaw 1 Pinson Sq Rd Rm 2 Houston MS 38851 County (662) 285-2196 UOCAVA.Choctaw@sos.ms.gov Choctaw P. O. Box 34 Ackerman MS 39735 County (601) 437-4543 UOCAVA.Claiborne@sos.ms.gov Claiborne P. O. Box 549 Port Gibson MS 39150 County (601) 776-1001 UOCAVA.Clarke@sos.ms.gov Clarke P. O. Box 216 Quitman MS 39355 County (662) 495-2057 UOCAVA.Clay@sos.ms.gov Clay P. O. Box 364 West Point MS 39773 County (662) 624-3075 UOCAVA.Coahoma@sos.ms.gov Coahoma P. O. Drawer 849 Clarksdale MS 38614 County (601) 894-3026 UOCAVA.Copiah@sos.ms.gov Copiah P. O. Box 467 Hazelhurst MS 39083-0467 County (601) 765-5012 UOCAVA.Covington@sos.ms.gov Covington P. O. Box 667 Collins MS 39428 County (662) 449-1416 UOCAVA.Desoto@sos.ms.gov DeSoto 2535 Hwy 51 S Hernando MS 38632 County (601) 545-6065 UOCAVA.Forrest@sos.ms.gov Forrest P. O. Box 992 Hattiesburg MS 39403-0992 County (601) 384-8244 UOCAVA.Franklin@sos.ms.gov Franklin P. O. Box 267 Meadville MS 39653 County (601) 947-8804 UOCAVA.George@sos.ms.gov George 355 Cox St , Ste C Lucedale MS 39452 County (601) 394-2334 UOCAVA.Greene@sos.ms.gov Greene P. O. Box 310 Leakesville MS 39451 County (662) 227-2865 UOCAVA.Grenada@sos.ms.gov Grenada P. O. Box 1517 Grenada MS 38902-1517 County (228) 467-2779 UOCAVA.Hancock@sos.ms.gov Hancock 152 Main St, Ste B Bay Saint Louis MS 39520 County (228) 865-4099 UOCAVA.Harrison@sos.ms.gov Harrison P. O. Box 998 Gulfport MS 39502 County (601) 973-5547 UOCAVA.Hinds@sos.ms.gov Hinds P. O Box 327 Jackson MS 39205 County (662) 834-3870 UOCAVA.Holmes@sos.ms.gov Holmes P. O. Box 718 Lexington MS 39095 County (662) 247-3906 UOCAVA.Humphreys@sos.ms.gov Humphreys P. O. Box 696 Belzoni MS 39038 County (601) 873-2061 UOCAVA.Issaquena@sos.ms.gov Issaquena P. O. Box 27 Mayersville MS 39113 County (662) 862-4006 UOCAVA.Itawamba@sos.ms.gov Itawamba 201 W Main St Fulton MS 38843 County (228)769-3180 UOCAVA.Jackson@sos.ms.gov Jackson P. O. Box 998 Pascagoula MS 39568 County (601)764-3078 UOCAVA.Jasper@sos.ms.gov Jasper P.O. Box 58 Bay Springs MS 39422 County (601) 786-9676 UOCAVA.Jefferson@sos.ms.gov Jefferson P. O. Box 305 Fayette MS 39069 County (601) 792-4957 UOCAVA.JeffersonDavis@sos.ms.gov Jefferson Davis P. O. Box 1090 Prentiss MS 39474 County (601) 399-4774 UOCAVA.Jones@sos.ms.gov Jones P. O. Box 1336 Laurel MS 39441 County (601) 743-4173 UOCAVA.Kemper@sos.ms.gov Kemper P. O. Box 130 De Kalb MS 39328 County (662) 236-0238 UOCAVA.LaFayette@sos.ms.gov Lafayette 1 Courthouse Sq , Ste 101 Oxford MS 38655 County (601) 794-3905 UOCAVA.Lamar@sos.ms.gov Lamar P. O. Box 369 Purvis MS 39475 County (601) 482-9734 UOCAVA.Lauderdale@sos.ms.gov Lauderdale P. O. Box 1005 Meridian MS 39302-1005 County (601) 587-4405 UOCAVA.Lawrence@sos.ms.gov Lawrence P. O. Box 1249 Monticello MS 39654 County (601) 267-8889 UOCAVA.Leake@sos.ms.gov Leake P. O. Box 67 Carthage MS 39051 County (662) 680-6079 UOCAVA.Lee@sos.ms.gov Lee P. O. Box 762 Tupelo MS 38802 County (662) 455-1278 UOCAVA.LeFlore@sos.ms.gov Leflore P. O. Box 1953 Greenwood MS 38935 County (601) 835-3482 UOCAVA.Lincoln@sos.ms.gov Lincoln 301 S First St, Rm 205 Brookhaven MS 39602 County (662)329-5935 UOCAVA.Lowndes@sos.ms.gov Lowndes P. O. Box 31 Columbus MS 39703 County (601) 859-8555 UOCAVA.Madison@sos.ms.gov Madison P. O. Drawer 1626 Canton MS 39046 County (601) 731-6344 UOCAVA.Marion@sos.ms.gov Marion 250 Broad St , Ste 1 Columbia MS 39429 County (662) 252-5951 UOCAVA.Marshall@sos.ms.gov Marshall P. O. Box 459 Holly Springs MS 38635 County (662) 369-3684 UOCAVA.Monroe@sos.ms.gov Monroe P. O. Box 843 Aberdeen MS 39730 County (662) 283-3363 UOCAVA.Montgomery@sos.ms.gov Montgomery P. O. Box 765 Winona MS 38967 County (601) 650-3997 UOCAVA.Neshoba@sos.ms.gov Neshoba 401 E. Beacon St , Ste 110 Philadelphia MS 39350 County (601) 635-3210 UOCAVA.Newton@sos.ms.gov Newton P. O. Box 447 Decatur MS 39327 County (662) 726-6041 UOCAVA.Noxubee@sos.ms.gov Noxubee 505 S Jefferson St Macon MS 39341 County (662) 323-1121 UOCAVA.Oktibbeha@sos.ms.gov Oktibbeha 108 W. Main St , Ste 118 Starkville MS 39759 County (662) 563-8233 UOCAVA.Panola@sos.ms.gov Panola P. O. Box 346 Batesville MS 38606 County (601) 403-2325 UOCAVA.PearlRiver@sos.ms.gov Pearl River 200 S Main Poplarville MS 39470 County (601) 964-8740 UOCAVA.Perry@sos.ms.gov Perry P. O. Box 198 New Augusta MS 39462 County (601) 783-6322 UOCAVA.Pike@sos.ms.gov Pike P. O Drawer 31 Magnolia MS 39652 County (662) 489-2318 UOCAVA.Pontotoc@sos.ms.gov Pontotoc P. O Box 428 Pontotoc MS 38863 County (662) 728-2006 UOCAVA.Prentiss@sos.ms.gov Prentiss P. O Box 727 Booneville MS 38829 County (601) 326-8004 UOCAVA.Quitman@sos.ms.gov Quitman 220 Chestnut St, Ste 4 Marks MS 38646 County (601) 825-1465 UOCAVA.Rankin@sos.ms.gov Rankin P. O. Box 1599 Brandon MS 39043 County (601) 469-5188 UOCAVA.Scott@sos.ms.gov Scott P. O. Box 371 Forest MS 39074 County (662) 873-6045 UOCAVA.Sharkey@sos.ms.gov Sharkey P. O. Box 218 Rolling Fork MS 39159 County (601) 847-4011 UOCAVA.Simpson@sos.ms.gov Simpson P. O. Box 307 Mendenhall MS 39114 County (601) 782-4007 UOCAVA.Smith@sos.ms.gov Smith P. O. Box 517 Raleigh MS 39153 County (601) 928-5248 UOCAVA.Stone@sos.ms.gov Stone 323 Cavers Ave Wiggins MS 39577 County (662) 887-7077 UOCAVA.Sunflower@sos.ms.gov Sunflower P. O. Box 880 Indianola MS 38751 County (662) 647-8490 UOCAVA.Tallahatchie@sos.ms.gov Tallahatchie P. O. Box 86 Charleston MS 38921 County (662) 562-7486 UOCAVA.Tate@sos.ms.gov Tate 201 Ward St Senatobia MS 38668 County (662) 837-1030 UOCAVA.Tippah@sos.ms.gov Tippah 102-A N. Main Ripley MS 38663 County (662) 423-1667 UOCAVA.Tishomingo@sos.ms.gov Tishomingo 1008 Battleground Dr Luka MS 38852 County (662) 363-2413 UOCAVA.Tunica@sos.ms.gov Tunica P. O. Box 184 Tunica MS 38676 County (662) 534-2059 UOCAVA.Union@sos.ms.gov Union P. O. Box 298 New Albany MS 38652 County (601) 876-4077 UOCAVA.Walthall@sos.ms.gov Walthall 200 Ball Ave Tylertown MS 39667 County (601) 630-4100 UOCAVA.Warren@sos.ms.gov Warren P. O. Box 351 Vicksburg MS 39181 County (662) 334-2698 UOCAVA.Washington@sos.ms.gov Washington P. O Box 1276 Greenville MS 38702 County (601) 735-6261 UOCAVA.Wayne@sos.ms.gov Wayne 609 Azalea Waynesboro MS 39367 County (662) 258-7686 UOCAVA.Webster@sos.ms.gov Webster 515 Carroll St Walthall MS 39771 County (601) 888-6984 UOCAVA.Wilkinson@sos.ms.gov Wilkinson P. O. Box 327 Woodville MS 39669 County (662) 773-7192 UOCAVA.Winston@sos.ms.gov Winston P. O. Drawer 785 Louisville MS 39339 County (662) 675-8004 UOCAVA.Yalobusha@sos.ms.gov Yalobusha P.O. Box 201 Water Valley MS 38965 County (662) 716-0113 UOCAVA.Yazoo@sos.ms.gov Yazoo P. O Box 108 Yazoo City MS 39194