Military Voter Bill of Rights

If you are member of the United States Military stationed outside your state of legal residence, you are entitled to full voting rights under federal law and through the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) established by the U.S. Department of Defense.

No uniformed military personnel, spouse or eligible family member loses the right to vote when posted in another state, overseas, or deployed.

Know your rights!

Download the Military Voter Bill of Rights

Military Voting Bill of Rights PDF

You are just an easy online application away from exercising your Constitutional right to choose your congressional representatives and Commander-in-Chief. Register and request your Absentee Ballot now!

Nowhere is the right to vote more sacred than when it resides in the hands of America’s warfighters. It is the responsibility of all citizens and government officials to ensure every military ballot is sent and received and each military vote properly counted. As the men and women of the U.S. military protect us here and abroad, we must protect their voices in the political process.

Amb. J. Kenneth Blackwell, ACRU Policy Board Member, former Ohio Secretary of State and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights.

Protect Military Votes is a project of the American Constitutional Rights Union. For more information go to or

* Residents of U.S. territories American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands are not eligible to vote in presidential or congressional elections but can vote in local or territorial elections.