Military and Overseas Voters
Your Georgia voting rights extend all over the globe, and we want to make voting outside of your home county easy and efficient. Please refer to this website for important updates and notices. We look forward to serving you.
Military and overseas voters may now choose to receive their ballots either electronically or by regular mail. Please remember to include a valid email address on the application when requesting electronic ballot delivery (EBD).
Forms and Instructions
UOCAVA FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS
Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Requests
The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for all primaries, runoffs, and general elections involving Federal candidates, and any other elections for which you are eligible, for a period extending through the next regularly scheduled general election. Even if you are already registered to vote, you should use the FPCA to request absentee ballots.
Please use one of the following options to obtain your FPCA. You must complete, sign, and submit the form to your county registrar's office via email (attachment), fax, or U.S. mail.
The Georgia Secretary of State provides a special absentee ballot, called the Statewide Write-in Absentee Ballot (SWAB) for eligible UOCAVA voters to use in the event of a runoff election. If an absentee ballot was requested for the primary or election, the voter will automatically be sent the necessary SWAB voting materials for a runoff.
The Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot is an emergency blank ballot that should only be used in the event a UOCAVA voter does not receive a properly requested absentee ballot and/or SWAB. Submission deadlines are the same as other ballots.
FWAB - Automated Assistant with Georgia Submittal Package (download)
BALLOT RETURN OPTIONS
Blank Envelope Affixing Your Own Postage
This option may be used by all voters who requested electronic ballot delivery and therefore did not receive an envelope by mail from the county elections office.
Postage-Paid Envelope Template (available to all military and overseas voters)
(Opens in a new window and requires Adobe Reader 7)
The postage paid envelope may be used if mailed in the U.S. Postal System, which includes all U.S. Military post offices (APO/FPO) overseas or through the diplomatic pouch available at U.S. embassies/consulates. Affix appropriate postage if using international mail. Template must be printed on a number 10 or larger envelope.