New Hampshire
Secretary of State

According to RSA 657:19-a, “[a]n absentee ballot request on the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) or in any other form received on or after January 1 of each year shall be valid through December 31 of the same year for all state and municipal elections to be held in that year, subject to the request of the voter and the eligibility of the voter. Provided, however, that an absentee ballot for the presidential primary shall be sent to all voters requesting an absentee ballot for the primary or any election prior to the primary during the general election year and the prior year.”

An FPCA requesting absentee ballots, received in 2019, is valid for all subsequent state and municipal elections throughout 2019 and the Presidential Primary, even if the Presidential Primary is held in 2020.

A new FPCA must be submitted requesting absentee ballots for the 2020 State Primary and General Elections.

An FPCA will be processed for an election if it is received on the day before the election.

No. An FPCA requesting absentee ballots, received in 2019, is valid for all subsequent state and municipal elections throughout 2019 and the Presidential Primary, even if the Presidential Primary is held in 2020.

A new FPCA must be submitted requesting absentee ballots for the 2020 State Primary and General Elections.

A Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) received in 2019 is valid for all subsequent state and municipal elections throughout 2019 and the Presidential Primary, even if the Presidential Primary is held in 2020.

A new FPCA must be submitted requesting absentee ballots for the 2020 State Primary and General Elections.

The voter may download the FPCA or the FWAB from the U.S. Department of Defense FVAP website at http://www.fvap.gov/ . A uniformed or overseas citizen (UOCAVA) voter may be sent a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) by mail, e-mail or fax by their city/town clerk, or they may go to the FVAP site on-line to print an FPCA or FWAB.

A completed and signed Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) can be sent by the voter by mail, fax, or as an email attachment to the town or city clerk

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