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Vote from Abroad - US Expats Time to Register - Your Vote Counts!

Vote from Abroad – US Expats Time to Register – Your Vote Counts!

Calling all US citizens – Republican, Democrats or Independent – we all have the right and responsibility to vote from abroad. If you want to voice your opinion about US politics, then vote! Please remember to register and request your ballot to vote in the upcoming November general elections. Your vote does matter.  Two simple steps and you can vote from Japan! However, time is running out. You must complete the first step by mid-October for your vote to count. Details below! If you want to know more, visit this non-partisan website for voters abroad. https://www.fvap.gov/citizen-voter

Vote from Abroad – US Expats Time to Register – Your Vote Counts!

Absentee voting is a simple two-step process:

  1. Each year, submit a completed Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to your local election officials. They will:
    1. Confirm your eligibility to vote and put your name on a list to receive absentee ballots for any elections held that calendar year. You can register on this non-partisan site. https://www.fvap.gov/citizen-voter
    2. Send you a blank absentee ballot electronically or by mail.
  2.  Complete and return the ballot so it arrives before your state’s ballot return deadline. OR
    1. If you have not received your blank ballot 30 days before an election, use the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot to vote.

IMPORTANT: U.S. citizens abroad must submit a new FPCA each year to vote in U.S. elections. Submit your FPCA at the beginning of the calendar year, or at least 45 days before an election, to allow ample time to process your request and resolve any problems. Once approved, your name will be put on a list of voters to receive absentee ballots.

Vote from Abroad – US Expats Time to Register – Your Vote Counts!

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  1. Is amazing to see how technology has evolved in so little time and now people US citizens abroad can have their voice in the presidential elections.

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