Military and Overseas Voter Information

 

 
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June 5, 2018 Primary Election, UOCAVA Absentee Voting
 
The deadline for UOCAVA voters to vote by absentee ballot for the
Primary Election is June 5, 2018 at 7 p.m. CST.
The deadline for UOCAVA voters to vote by absentee ballot for the
Primary Runoff Election is June 26, 2018 at 7 p.m. CST.
 
1.       Click on the link to the right to open the Federal Postcard Application (FPCA): https://www.fvap.gov/uploads/FVAP/Forms/fpca2013.pdf.
 
2.      If you have access to a printer, you may print the FPCA, complete and sign.  If you do not have access to a printer, you may complete the FPCA online and electronically sign by typing your name on the signature line.  Remember to save the completed FPCA as a digital file on your computer before closing. 
 
3.      If you are requesting your absentee ballot be sent to you by email, you must include your e-mail address on the FPCA (Section 4). 
 
4.      You may return your completed and signed FPCA to the Circuit Clerk in the county of your voting residence by e-mail, fax or mail.
·         E-mail: To return by e-mail, locate the UOCAVA email address of the Circuit Clerk located in the county of your voting residence from the online list.  If you printed and signed the FPCA, scan the completed FPCA and save it as a digital file on your computer. Once saved, attach the file to the UOCAVA email.  If you electronically completed and signed the FPCA, attach the file to the UOCAVA email.  
·         Fax:  To return by fax, locate the fax number for the Circuit Clerk in the county of your voting residence here.  You may include a fax cover sheet with your FPCA by clicking this link.
·         Mail: To return by mail, fold your completed FPCA and place in an envelope addressed to the Circuit Clerk’s office in the county of your voting residence.  Mailing addresses may be found here and a pre-stamped envelope may be printed and used to return your completed FPCA by clicking here. 
 
5.      Absentee ballots will be available no later than April 21, 2018.
 
6.      If you requested to receive your absentee ballot by email/on-line, you will receive an email within 24 to 48 hours of the Circuit Clerk’s receipt of your FPCA, with instructions on how to access your ballot. If you requested to receive your ballot by fax or mail, please call your Circuit Clerk’s office to confirm an anticipated delivery date.
 
7.      You may return your voted absentee ballot to the Circuit Clerk in the county of your voting residence by e-mail, fax or mail.
·         Email: To return by e-mail, locate the Circuit Clerk’s UOCAVA e-mail address here and attach your voted absentee ballot to the e-mail
·         Fax:  To return by fax, locate the fax number for the Circuit Clerk in the county of your voting residence here.  You may include a fax cover sheet with your FPCA by clicking this link.
·         Mail:  To return by mail, fold your voted absentee ballot and place in an envelope addressed to the Circuit Clerk’s office in the county of your voting residence. Mailing addresses may be found here and a pre-stamped envelope may be printed and used to return your voted absentee ballot by clicking here.
 
8.      Simultaneous with the transmittal of your absentee ballot for the Primary Election, you also have been provided with a ranked-choice absentee ballot to be used in the instance of a Primary Runoff Election.  The ranked choice ballot allows you to rank the all potential runoff election candidates in the order of your preference. 
·         If you rank two or more candidates the same, your vote in that particular race will not be counted.
·         You are not required to indicate your preference for more than one candidate.
·         No additional ballot will be sent to you for the Primary Runoff Election.  It is your choice as to when you vote and return your voted runoff election absentee ballot; however, absentee ballots returned electronically must be received by the Circuit Clerk of the voter’s county of residence by 7 p.m. CST on the date of the election in order to be counted. 
 
9.      Absentee ballots must be received on or before the deadline. 
 
For the Primary Election, your ballot must be received by the Circuit Clerk’s Office no later than Primary Election Day, June 5, 2018 at 7 p.m. CST.
For the Primary Runoff Election, your ballot must be received by the Circuit Clerk’s Office no later than Primary Runoff Election Day, June 26, 2018, at 7 p.m. CST.
 
Absentee ballots requested on an Election Day may only be received by the voter, and returned to the Circuit Clerk’s Office by e-mail.  Please contact your Circuit Clerk to confirm his/her receipt of your Election Day request.
Note:  Only the first received absentee ballot may be counted per voter. Subsequent absentee ballots received from the same voter for the same election will be rejected.

 
 
 
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CONTACTS:​

 

Kimberly P. Turner
Assistant Secretary of State
Elections

Located at the Heber Ladner Building
401 Mississippi Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
P. O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136

Elections Hotline: 800-829-6786
Elections Call Center: 601-576-2550
Fax: 601-576-2545

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