Military & Overseas Voters: How to Vote in the November 5, 2024 Presidential Election

Are you a military voter overseas looking to vote in the upcoming November 5, 2024 Presidential Election? Temporarily living outside the U.S. but call Chicago home? You can use the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to register and Vote By Mail!

The Chicago Election Board will provide military/overseas voters with emailed and mailed ballots and through an online ballot access and marking system. With this system, any eligible military/overseas voter with a valid Federal Post Card Application filed with the Chicago Election Board is able to log in and access and mark a ballot. After completing this process, the voter then may print out the ballot and the supporting documents and mail the ballot and supporting documents to the Chicago Election Board.

Please note: The marked ballot must be printed out and mailed in with a signed and dated certification. The ballot cannot be submitted online. 

All applicants may submit the completed and signed Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to the Board:

  • By email at [email protected]
  • By fax to 312-269-0626 or 312-263-3649
  • If you do not have access to a fax machine or the ability to scan documents, you may mail your completed and signed form to:

      69 W. WASHINGTON ST STE 600
      PO BOX 1122
      CHICAGO, IL  60690-1122

Click here for more information for Military/Overseas voters