Overseas & Military Voters

The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) of 1986 protects the voting rights of members of the Uniformed Services (on active duty), members of the Merchant Marine and their eligible dependents, Commissioner Corps of the Public Health Service, Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. citizens residing outside the U.S.

Military and Overseas Voters

UOCAVA requires states and territories to allow these citizens to register and vote in elections for federal office using absentee procedures. For more information, view the links below.