Military and Overseas Voting

Deployed military and registered voters traveling abroad, preparation, online voting, Federal Post Card Application (FBCA).

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If you are a registered voter in the city of St. Louis and expect to be deployed or temporarily living outside the U.S. on election day you have the ability to vote an absentee ballot.

The two options for submitting an absentee ballot are: 

  1. Submit a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) for voting via mail.
  2. Register with the MO Secretary of State to submit a ballot online.    


Active duty military, their spouses and dependents, and overseas voters are NOT required to have their signatures notarized.


Online Voting 

The Missouri Secretary of State provides all Military and Overseas citizens the option to vote online via a secure website. Visit for more information

Federal Post Card Application

If you are a registered voter and expect to be deployed or temporarily living outside the U.S. on election day and wish to vote an absentee ballot, please download the Federal Post Card Application. Please select if you would like to receive your ballot via email or regular postal mail.

If you reside in the City of St. Louis, you may contact the City Election Board as follows:

  • By mail: 300 N. Tucker Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63101.
  • By telephone: 314-622-3230 or 314-622-3319.
  • By fax: 314-622-3378.

If you are not currently registered and are on active military duty, or living outside the United States, you can use the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to both register to vote and to request an absentee ballot. This form, can also be used by military spouses and dependents.

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 There are no fees associated. 

What to Expect

 Your application will be processed in a timely manor, and you should expect to hear from our office in 3-5 business days after submission. 


Board of Election Commissioners

(314) 622-4336

300 N Tucker Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63101

Monday - Friday 8 AM – 5 PM On Election Day Polls Open at 6 AM and Close at 7 PM

Contact the Board of Election Commissioners

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