How to vote from abroad

Vote in the Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary

(for President only)

1) Join Democrats Abroad at

2) Download and fill out your ballot

3) Email your ballot to 

Your ballot must be received by 11:59 PM, March 10th

Prefer to vote in person? No problem! Several Canadian cities have polling stations set up periodically between March 3rd and 10th. You can find the full list here; note that most stations are only open for a few hours and only for one day, usually the 3rd.

Do you have questions that weren't answered here? Email for your primary-related questions!

Vote in your home state

(for downballot races)

Get registered and request your Absentee Ballot:

Fill out the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and send it to your local election office (last-known address of yours or your parents).

The FPCA registers you to vote and also makes requests for absentee ballots for all elections for the calendar year. The absentee ballots will be sent out to your overseas address 30-45 days before the elections.

*Always verify your voter registration status with your state’s election office website several days before the registration deadline:

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