Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Elections for Federal Office (November 8, 2023)

Upcoming Elections for Federal Office:

The following states have elections for federal office in the next 90 days:

November 2023:

November 21ˢᵗ: Utah Special General in U.S. Congressional District 2

December 2023- 30 Day Notice:
No elections for federal office scheduled

January 2024- 60 Day Notice:
Tentative – January 23ʳᵈ: New Hampshire Presidential Primary Election

February 2024 – 90 Day Notice:
February 3ʳᵈ: South Carolina Presidential Primary – Democratic

February 6ᵗʰ: Nevada Presidential Primary

February 24ᵗʰ: South Carolina Presidential Primary – Republican

February 27ᵗʰ: Michigan Presidential Primary

Utah Special General in U.S. Congressional District 2: The State of Utah will conduct a special primary election on Tuesday, November 21st, to fill a vacancy for the 2nd Congressional District, which includes Salt Lake City and western and southern portions of Utah, including Saint George and Tooele.

Register to Vote: The voter registration deadline for Service members, eligible family members, and overseas citizens is November 20th. Voters can use the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to register to vote, request a ballot, and update any contact information by using the completion tool available at or by using the fillable PDF version. After completing the FPCA, voters must print, sign, and send it to their local election office.

Request a Ballot: Utah voters in the 2nd Congressional District who are already registered and want to receive a mailed ballot must send in the FPCA as a ballot request by November 13th. Registered voters who prefer to receive their ballot by email or fax can request their ballot up until the day prior to Election Day. Registered voters can send their completed, signed FPCA directly to their election office by email, mail, or fax.

Submit the Voted Ballot: Utah voters in the 2nd Congressional District can return their voted
absentee ballot by mail, email, or fax and they must be postmarked by November 20th, received up until the 13th day after the election. Detailed instructions and county contact information are available at Utah ( Voters can verify the status of their voting materials by contacting their election office directly.

If your requested ballot does not arrive in time, use the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB) immediately at It works like a backup ballot. If your official absentee ballot arrives after sending in the FWAB, complete and send in the official ballot, too. Only one will be counted.

To make sure your voted ballot is received, go to, pulldown menu and then click the “check the status of your voted ballot” button.

Learn more at the Federal Voting Assistance Program’s (FVAP) website,  If you have any questions about registering to vote overseas, please contact U.S. Embassy Port au Prince at +509 2229 8000 or