Special Procedures: APO/FPO/DPO and Overseas Citizens Absentee Ballots

September 1, 2020 – November 30, 2020

The United States Postal Service® and the Military Postal Service Agency have again joined forces to expedite delivery of federal absentee ballots to overseas military personnel. We recognize the important role mail plays in the election process and are committed to ensuring that everyone who votes by mail experiences a smooth, well-organized process — one that provides them with the highest level of trust and confidence.

Program Summary:

ELECTION OFFICIALS: Separate military absentee ballots by preparing bundles for the two ISC military gateways: Chicago and Miami.

Directions for Marking the Bundles:

 

ISC Name

ISC State Abbreviation

ISC ZIP Code™ Range

Chicago

AE

090–099

Chicago

AP

962–966

Miami

AA

340

If fewer than five (5) pieces will be in a separate bundle, a mixed bundle may be prepared. This bundle must have the facing slip marked, “APO/FPO/DPO MIXED – Absentee Ballots.”

Facing Slips

facing slips to be applied to the appropriate bundle