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(U.S.) absentee ballot

Post by Gypsy » Wed Jun 04, 2003 11:32 pm

Can anyone describe to me the process of registering to vote while living abroad in my U.S. local, state and national elections? Do I apply separately for each of these type elections or just once for all? Do I reapply each year or do I just apply for an "absentee" status? Is this somthing that I take care of now before I move to .fi or after I get there through the embasy?

any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance



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Post by Ace » Thu Jun 05, 2003 1:58 am

Are you that keen to keep George out of office? :wink:
I dont blame you :P


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Post by Gypsy » Sat Jun 07, 2003 5:31 am

http://www.fvap.gov/index.html


Very helpful site - Thanks Hank!
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Post by Phil » Sun Jun 08, 2003 11:36 am

My home state of Maryland had a recent election in November. I had to goto my state's own website and download these forms. I printed them out and mailed them home. Quite easy.

I was told that if I sent them to the U.S. Embassy, they would send them home for me and save me on the expensive stamp. Well I called the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki and they weren't aware of any such thing.


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Post by Phil » Sun Jun 08, 2003 11:37 am

olly wrote:Are you that keen to keep George out of office? :wink:
I dont blame you :P


As much as I disagree with ol' Georgey Boy......he's still better than *ANY* Democrat!!


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Post by DAL » Sun Jun 08, 2003 12:08 pm

Phil wrote:
olly wrote:Are you that keen to keep George out of office? :wink:
I dont blame you :P


As much as I disagree with ol' Georgey Boy......he's still better than *ANY* Democrat!!


Amen to that brother!
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Post by Caroline » Thu Jul 24, 2003 5:04 pm

Gypsy: The Town Clerk of my native town in Massachusetts informed me that U.S. citizens residing overseas can only vote in national elections, not state or local ones. The exception is if an individual or individual's spouse is serving in the military.
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Post by Kemars » Thu Jul 24, 2003 6:51 pm

Caroline wrote:Gypsy: The Town Clerk of my native town in Massachusetts informed me that U.S. citizens residing overseas can only vote in national elections, not state or local ones. The exception is if an individual or individual's spouse is serving in the military.


I am glad about that because I do not want to get involved with the latest news about Gov. Gray Davis in Cali...poor guy is so going to get the big fat BOOT!.. :roll:
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Post by WebDesEyen » Thu Jul 24, 2003 7:22 pm

Phil wrote:As much as I disagree with ol' Georgey Boy......he's still better than *ANY* Democrat!!

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yeah... much better...
how many casualties again?

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Post by jwesthues » Thu Jul 24, 2003 11:14 pm

Hank W. wrote:http://www.fvap.gov/index.html


Hank,

Is there anything you don't know where to find information about? Forget google, I am just going to send you my requests from now on.

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Post by Hank W. » Fri Jul 25, 2003 2:31 am

Well, as it is a direct link off the US Embassy site in Helsinki, it hardly required any "knowing" to find it out.

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Post by Kemars » Fri Jul 25, 2003 8:36 am

jwesthues wrote:
Hank W. wrote:http://www.fvap.gov/index.html


Hank,

Is there anything you don't know where to find information about? Forget google, I am just going to send you my requests from now on.

Jukka


If you haven't figured it out yet, HANK is the ALL KNOWING :!:

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jwesthues wrote:Hank,

Is there anything you don't know where to find information about? Forget google, I am just going to send you my requests from now on.


I think Hank should consider his own search technology, that covers everything in a 3 dimensional virtual world.
He can call it: HANKSTER
(then each dimension will be able to search each layer 5 fold)...nothing will be left untouched. :)

Dont laugh, I have read and see (witnessed first hand) very odd business plans for companies in Silicon Valley that didn't even state what they made, and got Venture capital of over 10 - 30 million dollars. :wink:
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Post by Hank W. » Fri Jul 25, 2003 9:58 am

Kemars wrote:everything in a 3 dimensional virtual world.


Bah, its much easier to do it from the fifth dimension. :mrgreen:
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Post by Kemars » Fri Jul 25, 2003 11:57 am

Hank W. wrote:
Kemars wrote:everything in a 3 dimensional virtual world.


Bah, its much easier to do it from the fifth dimension. :mrgreen:


Even Better!! :wink:
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