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Absentee Voting Information for U.S. Citizens Abroad

June 21, 2012

Voting in 2012 is Easier than Ever Before

Now all U.S. citizens can receive their blank ballots electronically Depending on your state or county, you can get your ballot by email, fax, or internet download To start, go to to fill out a new Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). Don’t delay. Do it today! Include your email address on the form. If your state delivers ballots electronically by fax only, be sure to include your fax number. If you request electronic delivery and include your email address or fax number, you’ll receive your blank ballot 45 days before the election. Most states now have voter registration verification websites, and many offer a means of tracking the progress of your voted ballot.

Visit the U.S Department of State for more information about voting overseas.