Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Information

The U.S. Embassy in Caracas reminds U.S. citizens that voting season is approaching.  Below you will find some upcoming dates for states’ presidential preference primaries (P) and state primaries (S).  If you want to register to vote in the following states, visit now to complete a registration application and request your absentee ballots.

New Hampshire: February 9 (P)
South Carolina: February 20 (P, Republican Primary Only)
South Carolina: February 27 (P, Democratic Primary Only, Tentative)

Alabama: March 1 (P, S)
Arkansas: March 1 (P, S)
Georgia: March 1 (P)
Massachusetts: March 1 (P)
Oklahoma: March 1 (P)
Tennessee: March 1 (P)
Texas: March 1 (P, S)
Vermont: March 1 (P)
Virginia: March 1 (P)
Louisiana: March 5 (P)
Idaho: March 8 (P, Republican Primary Only)
Michigan: March 8 (P)
Mississippi: March 8 (P, S)
Puerto Rico: March 13 (P, Republican Primary Only)
Florida: March 15 (P)
Illinois: March 15 (P, S)
Missouri: March 15 (P)
North Carolina: March 15 (P,S)
Ohio: March 15 (P,S)
Arizona: March 22 (P)

Wisconsin: April 5 (P)
New York: April 19 (P)
Connecticut: April 26 (P)
Delaware: April 26 (P)
Maryland: April 26 (P,S)
Pennsylvania: April 26 (P,S)
Rhode Island: April 26 (P)

It only takes a few quick steps to make sure your vote is counted no matter where you are in the world. To register and request your ballots, complete the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) using the FPCA online assistant, or fill out the PDF, or pick up a hardcopy version from the U.S. Embassy. Email inquires may be sent to