What is UOCAVA?
The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) extends federal absentee voting rights to Service members, their eligible family members, and overseas citizens.
Who is covered under UOCAVA?
UOCAVA covers U.S. citizens who are 18 or older AND active duty members of the Uniformed Services, Merchant Marine, or commissioned corps of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; their eligible family members; and U.S. citizens residing outside the United States.
What is the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)?
UOCAVA citizens can use the FPCA to register to vote and request an absentee ballot simultaneously. They can also use the FPCA to update their contact information. Once completed, remember to print and sign the form. You can request your absentee ballot be sent to you by mail, email, or fax.
Where do I submit my FPCA?
If you are using the FPCA to register to vote, you must mail the signed form to the Supervisor of Elections office no later than 29 days before the election. If you are already registered to vote and are using the FPCA to request a absentee ballot, you can mail, email, or fax your signed form to the Indian River County Supervisor of Elections office.
Mail: Indian River County Supervisor of Elections
4375 43rd Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32967
Email: [email protected]
What is the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)?
The FWAB is an emergency backup ballot for UOCAVA citizens who did not receive an absentee ballot from their state in time to participate in the election. To obtain a FWAB you can visit FVAP.com or download a