Military and overseas absentee ballot request period is December 6, 2023 – October 29, 2024. A FPCA form shall apply to each election for which the voter is eligible during the calendar year of 2024.  Click HERE for the FPCA Application.

This form is for absent Uniformed Service members, their families, and citizens residing outside the United States. It is used to register to vote, request absentee ballot, or update your contact information.

County resident absentee ballot request periods are as follows:

March 5, 2024 Election  – December 6, 2023 – February 27, 2024
August 1, 2024 Election – May 3, 2024 – July 25, 2024
November 5, 2024 Election – August 7, 2024 – October 29, 2024

CLICK HERE for the absentee request form if you are a Washington County resident who cannot vote in person for one of the accepted reasons stated on the form.

NOTICE: A person who is not an employee of an election commission commits a Class E felony if such person gives an application for an absentee ballot to any person or commits a Class A misdemeanor if such person gives an unsolicited request for application for absentee ballot to any person. T.C.A. § 2-6-202(c)(3) and (4).

Unless you are on the permanent absentee voting register, enrolled in the Safe at Home program, or you have previously voted in the county of registration, you must appear in-person to vote in the first election after you have registered by-mail or online at

Do I qualify for the permanent absentee list?
You will receive an application for ballot for each election if your licensed physician signs a statement stating that, in their judgment, you are medically unable to vote in person. The statement must be filed not less than seven (7) days before the election and signed under the penalty of perjury.

Click here for more information about Absentee Voting