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COVID-19 | May 5, 2020

Voting FAQs

Q: Will I still be able to vote? How do I register to vote and request an absentee ballot in the current climate?
A: The pandemic is impacting the primary election season, so we are encouraging all military members and American citizens overseas to visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website to:

Register to vote Request an absentee ballot now and each time you change your duty station

This is obviously a very dynamic situation. States are evaluating the impact to voting daily. You can monitor election date information at:

If you need support, please contact the Department of Defense through the FVAP email: For any urgent issues that cannot be resolved through FVAP, please email