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. Not required. 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. If you are using the FPCA to **register to vote**, you **must mail** the form. 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. **Mail your FPCA:** Once your FPCA is complete, mail your FPCA directly to your election official. Your FPCA should be returned directly to your local election official. If you do not know your local election official's mailing address or how to contact your them, you can find that information at https://MyVote.WI.gov, or by contacting the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) by email: gab@wi.gov, by fax: (608) 267-0500, or by mail at: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board 212 East Washington Ave, Third Floor P.O. Box 7984 Madison, WI 53707-7984 In the event you do not have access to the internet or you cannot call the GAB you may send your FPCA to the GAB. You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS)* to email or fax your FPCA if you are already registered to vote and requesting an absentee ballot. 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.* You **must** be registered to vote and have already requested a State absentee ballot in order to use the FWAB. If you are a **Uniformed Service member (or eligible family member)**, you can use the FWAB to vote in all elections for federal, State and local offices, including ballot measures. If you are an **overseas citizen**, you can use the FWAB to vote in all elections for federal office. Do not check this box. The FWAB cannot be used for voter registration or as a ballot request. 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. Your contact information is recommended so your election official can contact you if they need additional information from you to accept your FWAB. Not required. 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. Sign and date. This form must have a witness signature. 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. The FWAB **must be mailed** to your election official. **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. Your FWAB should be returned directly to your local election official. If you do not know your local election official's mailing address or contact information, please visit https://MyVote.WI.gov. You can also contact the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) by email: gab@wi.gov or by fax: (608) 267-0500. If you do not have access to the internet or you cannot call the GAB, you may mail your ballot to the GAB: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board 212 East Washington Ave, Third Floor P.O. Box 7984 Madison, WI 53707-7984 **Your FWAB will be forwarded to your local election official by the GAB. Please provide for additional mailing time if you send your FWAB to the GAB. Your FWAB must be received by your local election official by the ballot receipt deadline even if it is received by the G.A.B. before this deadline.** *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. 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. 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. The State absentee ballot **must be mailed** 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. Your ballot should be returned directly to your local election official. If you do not know your local election official's mailing address or contact information, please visit https://MyVote.WI.gov. You can also contact the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) by email: gab@wi.gov or by fax: (608) 267-0500. If you do not have access to the internet or you cannot call the GAB, you may mail your ballot to the GAB: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board 212 East Washington Ave, Third Floor P.O. Box 7984 Madison, WI 53707-7984 **Your ballot will be forwarded to your local election official by the GAB. Please provide for additional mailing time if you send your ballot to the GAB. Your ballot must be received by your local election official by the ballot receipt deadline even if it is received by the G.A.B. before this deadline.**