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Military & Overseas Voter Update: September 22, 2012

Dear Ohioans,

Military and Overseas ballots start going out today! There is still time to register and request your ballot by filling out the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). Follow the simple steps below to complete the process.

Completing the FPCA Form:

  1. Access the FPCA form here.
  2. Fill it out, print it and sign it.
  3. Send it back to the Ohio Secretary of State's office.

By E-mail:

For Military Voters: OMV@OhioSecretaryofState.gov OR

For Overseas Voters: OVP@OhioSecretaryofState.gov

By Mail:

Secretary of State
P.O. Box 2828
Columbus, Ohio 43216-2828

By Fax:


Added Benefits for Military and Overseas Voters:

Because of your circumstances, you have some special provisions.

  • You can receive your ballot electronically. (Remember that you must always mail your completed ballot back.)
  • You get a tracking number that will let you check the status of your completed ballot all the way back to your board of elections.

Ohio Programs Just For You:

If you are serving in our military, the Military Ready-to-Vote (MRV) program is designed just for you. At www.OhioMilitaryVotes.com, military voters can request an MRV brochure, track the status of your completed ballot and learn more about the election process.

For Ohioans who are residing outside the United States, you now have access to the new Ohio Voter Passport (OVP) program. Check it out at www.OhioVoterPassport.com.

Mark Your Calendar

Tuesday, October 9th: This is the voter registration deadline. Make sure you are registered in Ohio by this day so that you will be able to vote in the Ohio November General Election! If you haven't registered and requested your ballot, you can do so by following the simple steps above.

Stay Tuned:

We'll be sending you more information as we get closer to Election Day. You'll get the scoop on issues and candidates, find out what to do if you don't receive your ballot, and how you can track the status of your ballot. If you have any questions, simply reply to this email or call us anytime at (614) 995-1697.


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