U.S. Special Elections in 2017

Upcoming deadlines:      Alabama voter registration MUST BE MAILED by NOV 27 to vote in the US Senate Special Election
Pennsylvania 18th CD dates to be published

☞ More important state races at DemocratsAbroad.org/voting_news...

Pennsylvania — State House District 133

Special Election on December 5
Pennsylvania State House District 133 (Allentown and Bethlehem areas, covering portions of Lehigh and Northampton counties) will vote for a new State representative. Overseas voters who indicate "intend to return" on your Ballot Request form can vote in Pennsylvania State Elections.

DEC  5      Ballot request received by email, fax or mail
DEC  4 Voted ballot return by mail (postmarked AND received by DEC 12, 5pm ET)

Concerned You Won’t Get Your Official Ballot in Time? VOTE NOW using the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB). Then MAIL it back right away before the voted ballot return deadline. And remember that you still need to submit that ballot request form too. More about voting with the FWAB...

 

Alabama — U.S. Senate

Special Election on December 12
Seat vacated by the resignation of Jeff Sessions (R) when he was confirmed as Attorney General — concerns all Alabama voters.

NOV 27      Voter registration by mail (postmarked)
DEC  7 Ballot request by mail (postmarked)
DEC 12 Voted ballot return by mail (postmarked AND received by DEC 19, 12 noon CDT)

Concerned You Won’t Get Your Ballot in Time? VOTE NOW using the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (or FWAB). Then MAIL it back right away following the voted ballot return guidelines. And be sure to mail in your voter registration and ballot request form by the relevant deadline too! More about voting with the FWAB...

 

Pennsylvania — U.S. House, 18th Congressional District

Special Election on March 18, 2018
Following the resignation of Tim Murphy (R). The Democratic Party will hold their nominating convention on November 19, 2017 to choose a candidate. Dates coming soon...

 

 

Register to Vote and/or Request your Overseas Absentee Ballot

  • Go to VoteFromAbroad.org and complete the form to request an absentee ballot.
  • Print, sign and send the form to your election office to receive a ballot for the election. Many states accept scanned forms by email or fax.

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