Voter Help Desk
What is the filing deadline if I'm already a registered voter in my state?

If you are already a registered voter in your state and only need to "request a ballot", your deadline is likely extended. Deadlines are listed in the Election Dates and Deadlines directory on this website.

Whether you are registering to vote, or requesting a ballot - you must still complete and send in the same registration/ballot request form. You can complete this form by going to the Register to Vote / Absentee Ballot page on our website. 

Never assume your ballot will arrive without refiling! Voters should submit a voter registration application/absentee ballot request each year and whenever your overseas address or other personal information changes to keep your registration current.



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