Voting reminders

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*The 2020 Election Season has begun - Register to Vote and Request Your Absentee Ballots at now for the states below.*

The following states have elections in the next 90 days:

P- Presidential Primary S- State Primary

*_February 2020 - *60 Day Notice: *_*

February 11: New Hampshire (P)

February 29: South Carolina (P-Democratic Only)

*_March 2020 - *90 Day Notice: *_*

March 3: Alabama (P, S); Arkansas (P, S); California (P); Colorado (P); Maine (P); Massachusetts (P); Minnesota (P); North Carolina (P, S); Oklahoma (P); Tennessee (P); Texas (P, S), Utah (P); Vermont (P); Virginia (P)

March 10: Idaho (P); Mississippi (P, S); Michigan (P); Missouri (P); Washington (P)

March 17: Arizona (P); Florida (P); Illinois (P, S); Ohio (P, S); Oklahoma (P)

March 24: Georgia (P)

March 29: Puerto Rico (P-Democratic Only)

March 31: Alabama (State Runoff); Arkansas (State Runoff); Mississippi (State Runoff)

NOTE: Due to the fact that you should request your primary ballot from the above states before December 31, 2019, it is recommended that you send in a second ballot request after January 1, 2020 to ensure you will receive ballots for all other elections in 2020.

To register and request your ballot, fill out the FPCA using FVAPs easy online assistant ( [ ]). You may also use the fillable PDF ( [ ]) or pick up a hardcopy version from a Voting Assistance Officer on your installation or at the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulates American Citizen Services Office.

FVAP recommends that all military members and their eligible family members away from their voting jurisdiction, as well as U.S. citizens overseas, send in an FPCA in January to ensure receipt of absentee ballots for all federal office elections in 2020.

Not voting in the states listed above? Find your states primary election dates on the website ( [ ]). To find your state's election website for specific information on candidates, elections, contact information, and links to your local election offices, visit FVAP's contact page ( [ ]).

"*The Department of Defense is required to send this email notification monthly, starting 90 days before each election for federal office. You will receive these messages through the 2020 General Election."

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