Federal Service Absentee Application for Military and Overseas Citizens

Application for Absentee Ballot for Military and Citizens Living Overseas Qualifications:



  1. If you are a member of the uniformed services or merchant marine on active duty or an eligible spouse or dependent who is absent from your place of resident.
  2. A U.S. Citizen residing outside the U.S. temporarily.
  3. A U.S. Citizen residing outside the U.S. indefinitely.
You may complete the absentee ballot request to receive your Riley County Ballot. A new Federal Service application must be submitted EACH calendar year to be eligible to vote in the current year elections.

Please read the instructions provided and complete the form.  You must have a previous Riley County address in order to vote a Riley County Ballot.  If you need assistance please give us a call or use the website information form.  Fax or mail or email the completed application to:

Riley County Clerk's Office
110 Courthouse Plaza
Manhattan, KS  66502
Phone: 785-537-6300
Fax: 785-537-6394
Toll Free:  877-656-6300
sboller@rileycountyks.gov


Federal Postcard Application (pdf)


To request an absentee ballot for the August primary election, the county election official must receive your
FPCA on or before the last business day of the week before the August primary election.

To request an absentee ballot for the November general election, the county election official must receive your
FPCA on or before the last business day of the week before the November general election.

Ballot Return Deadline: Voted ballot must arrive at the local election official not later than the close of polls on
election day, 7:00 pm
.
Local election officials mail and/or email ballots no later than 45 days before the election.

If you have not received your state ballot in a timely manner, use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot form.