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If you're a U.S. citizen living abroad, we've got something special for you: You are invited to take a Voter Journey! This year, the General Election will take place on November 5th, 2024, and if you've already wondered if (and how!) you could vote in the upcoming Presidential Elections we've got you covered.

“How to vote” has now been re-invented. Experience our new, innovative, one-of-a-kind Voter Journey Map tool.
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If you are a U.S. citizen born abroad, you may be wondering if you can vote in U.S. elections. Good on you for asking this question! There are some important nuances to know about the voting rights of U.S. citizens especially if you were born outside of the U.S. and live abroad.

At Overseas Vote and U.S. Vote Foundation, we aim to assist you exercise your voting rights. Here, we'll explain whether you qualify to vote in the U.S. elections and how you can register to vote if you're a U.S. citizen born abroad and continuing to live abroad.
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U.S. elections garner so much media attention worldwide, it's no wonder that the topic of voting as a dual citizen comes up so frequently. If you are a dual national living in the U.S. or abroad, wondering whether you can vote in the upcoming election....

Here's the good news: Yes, you can vote in U.S. elections as a dual citizen.

Your U.S. citizenship and right to vote go with you where ever you are in the world. As a dual national living abroad and voting as an overseas voter, I thought I might share my own experience to give some perspective on the process.
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The assumptions made about the rules of overseas voting are so often just plain wrong. We call them “Overseas Voting Myths.” They are myths and misconceptions that are actually fabricated barriers to voting.

At Overseas Vote and our parent, U.S. Vote Foundation, our legacy is overseas and military voting. We often remark on this tendency of voters to use these misconceptions to keep themselves from voting. Overseas voting is challenging enough without creating even more imaginary problems!
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We are pleased to announce a solution to the printing requirement in the overseas and military voter registration absentee ballot request process. For all states that allow signed registration and ballot request forms to be delivered by email, we have implemented new technology.

The Photo-Sign-Email functionality allows voters to apply a photo of their handwritten signature to a ballot request online and directly email it to their election office through our system.
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Have you ever wondered how the Presidential Candidate is selected? With the 2024 General Elections in the U.S. approaching this November 5th, it’s a very relevant question, and we have the answers for you.

According to the U.S. Constitution, the president is elected every four years. The next three Presidential Elections will occur in 2024, 2028, and 2032.

The presidential nomination process in the U.S. starts in the winter of the year before the General Election and lasts about a year. For 2024 elections, the race began in winter 2023....
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As the Presidential Primary Elections come to a conclusion and the nominees for each party are decided, you may wonder, how can a person qualify to be a U.S. President? Such a relevant and timely question deserves an answer!

It is your right as a U.S. citizen living abroad to vote in Federal Elections wherever you presently reside. The U.S. President is democratically elected by U.S. citizens including those who cast their ballots from abroad. The outcome determines who is in the most powerful leadership position in the world.
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As a U.S. citizen living abroad, even if you voted in previous years, you need to refile your Overseas Registration and Ballot Request form every calendar year that you want to vote.

The good news is – it’s fast and easy!

With U.S. Vote Foundation's voter services, you get:
- Online, guided wizard process;
- New Photo-Signature-Email functionality;
- Voter Account login speeds data entry.

Everything you need to know, and your options - read about it here and take voter action today.
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In this interview, the Founder of Overseas Vote, Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, responds to questions about the new Overseas Vote website, it's approach to overseas voting and what U.S. Vote Foundation aims to achieve with this major website makeover.
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U.S. Vote Foundation offers complete voter services to all voter types including voters abroad and uniformed services voters and their families.

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