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New Law Makes Absentee Voting Easier for Overseas New Law Makes Absentee Voting Easier for Overseas Americans - click here for more information and FAQs (pdf).

DON’T WAIT – PLAN TO REGISTER TO VOTE NOW!

The 2010 U. S. election cycle is in full swing.  New laws in effect this year impact the absentee voting process. We encourage every overseas U.S. citizen to act now so that your opinion is heard in the November 2010 general elections.  The official U.S. Government resource for overseas absentee voters is the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website (Please ensure that Items 4C and 6 are completed detailing your preferred method of delivery of your absentee ballot).

FVAP Answers Questions 24/7, find out more...

For the latest Voter Registration Information visit travel.state.gov

Primary election dates

Primary election dates are subject to change!  To find out if your state’s primary election date has changed use the FVAP election dates calendar found at  http://www.fvap.gov/vao/calendar.html.

Contacting the Voting Assistance Officers in New Zealand

The Voting Assistance Officers at the U.S. Consulate in Auckland are available to answer questions about absentee voting.

When requesting the FPCA, please indicate your name, current address in New Zealand and your last “legal state of residence” in the United States.

Voting Assistance Officers:
To contact the Voting Assistance Officer and/or request voting forms or information, you may call numbers provided below or email: VoteAuckland@state.gov .  The Voting Assistance Officers at the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Auckland are always available to answer questions about absentee voting.

Other Voting Services:
The Embassy/Consulate voting officers will post notices of upcoming elections, notarize ballot materials, and perform similar voting-related duties.

The Embassy/Consulate voting officer does not provide information on candidates and issues. It is the voter's responsibility to keep informed through U.S. media, relatives in the U.S., and overseas political party organizations.

How to contact the Voting Officer:
U.S. Citizens can contact the voting officer at:

Consulate General of the United States of America
3rd floor Citibank Center
23 Customs Street East
Auckland 1010

Ph: +64 9 303 2724 ext. 2842/2848/2856
Fax: +64 9 366 0870

Email: VoteAuckland@state.gov

or by mail:

Attn: American Citizens Services
Consulate General of the United States of America
Private Bag 92022
Auckland 1142

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