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Voting is more convenient and accessible for Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) Service Members, their families, and overseas citizens than ever before! Voter registration and absentee ballot applications can be completed online at the Federal Voting Assistance Program's (FVAP) webpage https://www.fvap.gov. You can also get assistance here at JBER through your own Unit Voting Assistance Officer (UVAO), the Staff Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) office, and the Installation Voting Assistance Office (IVAO).
The polling place for JBER, Precinct 18-555, has changed due to the closure of Ursa Major Elementary School.
The new polling place is Ursa Minor Elementary School, 336 Hoonah Avenue. JBER-registered voters can vote in person for both state and local elections there on Election Day, Aug. 16, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Most states require completion of a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to start the absentee voting process. The FPCA acts as both a registration and absentee ballot request form. Service members and their family members are encouraged to submit a new FCPA every January and/or each time they move.
You can complete an FPCA today by accessing the online version at https://www.fvap.gov/election-materials. Directions on how to complete and submit the FPCA are also on the webpage.
If you prefer a hardcopy version or need additional information/assistance with completing your FPCA, contact your Commander’s Support Staff for the name of your UVAO or contact the IVAO at 907.552.4943 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information on upcoming Federal and State elections can also be found at https://www.fvap.gov or you can call FVAP at 703-588-1584 (toll free 1-800-438-8683) or by email at email@example.com.
Additional voting information is also listed at the Air Force’s Personnel Center at https://www.afpc.af.mil/Airman-and-family/voting.
Federal Post Card Application Fact Sheet
Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot Fact Sheet
Absentee Voting Myths & Realities Fact Sheet
How to Vote Absentee When You're in the Military
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AFPC – Air Force Personnel Center