The absentee voting process applies to you if you are
an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine absent from your voting residence.
an eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine.
a U.S. citizen residing outside the country.
The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) provides voting assistance to military service members, their families and voters overseas. Their website offers information and assistance to members of these groups.