Military, Americans overseas – how to vote

inyo_courthouse1.jpgAn Important Message for the Friends and Family of Military Personnel and American Citizens Who are Living Overseas  (press release)

American citizens who live overseas or who are in the military have long mail delivery times. If these citizens have moved or changed their contact information, they will need to notify the Elections Department at either [email protected] or 760-878-0224 as soon as possible to ensure that there are no delays in sending or receiving their election materials.

Military personnel and American citizens who are living overseas can obtain more information about their right to vote by visiting the Department of Defense’s Federal Voting Assistance Program’s (FVAP) website

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Victoria Ferauge
Victoria Ferauge
7 years ago

Thank you very much for this article. I’m an American abroad and I work with the Association of Americans Resident Overseas (AARO).

Voting rights for military and civilian voters outside the US has been a long hard fight and for too many years it was really difficult. Today it is so much easier.

AARO met with FVAP last week in Washington and they showed us all the new tools on the website. They have done a wonderful job of making it clearer and easier. I really recommend their site.

The work to be done now is to get the message out to all those US voters abroad who were discouraged by past experience and to all the new Americans abroad who don’t understand the process of becoming an overseas (not absentee) voter.

So thank you again for this article and helping to get the word out.