Overseas Voting Registration in 2017

Overseas Voting Registration in 2017

Just voted in November? Still traveling or living overseas? You should register and request your absentee ballot to vote again in 2017 to ensure your election office knows where to send your ballot for any upcoming special elections for federal office. Some states are also holding gubernatorial or other statewide elections this year.

The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) recommends all overseas U.S. citizens send in a completed Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) early every year.  The FPCA is the registration and ballot request form accepted by all states and territories.

You can use the FPCA online assistant, complete the fillable PDF version, or pick up a hardcopy version from your nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.  Be sure your contact information is accurate in case your election office needs to reach you.

If you’d like more information on the Federal Voting Assistance Program or need help with the absentee voting process please go to FVAP.gov or call FVAP at 703-588-1584 (toll free 1-800-438-VOTE or DSN 425-1584) or email vote@fvap.gov.

Toll-free phone numbers from 67 countries are listed at FVAP.gov. Find FVAP on Facebook at facebook.com/DoDFVAP and follow @FVAP on Twitter.

The Voting Assistance Officers at the U.S. Embassy in Rome and the Consulates General in Florence, Milan and Naples are available to answer questions about absentee voting.

To contact the Voting Assistance Officers, call the Consular Section nearest you or send an e-mail to:

USCitizensRome@state.gov
for the Consular District of Rome,

USCitizensMilan@state.gov
for the Consular District of Milan,

USCitizensNaples@state.gov
for the Consular District of Naples,

USCitizensFlorence@state.gov
for the Consular District of Florence.

For more info: it.usembassy.gov 

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