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April 28, 2021: Message to U.S. Citizens – Special Election in New Mexico
April 28, 2021

Submit your absentee ballot now in this special election for federal office.

The State of New Mexico will conduct a special election on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, to fill a vacancy for the 1st Congressional district, which includes all of Torrance and parts of Bernalillo, Sandoval, Santa Fe, and Valencia counties.  Voters can send their completed and signed Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to their local election office by EMAIL, MAIL, or FAX. If mailed, FPCAs must be postmarked by May 5. If emailed or faxed, FPCAs must be received by May 5. New Mexico voters already registered can use the FPCA to request their absentee ballot up until May 25. All ballots must be returned to the appropriate election office by EMAIL, MAIL, or FAX so that they are received by 7PM, June 1. Detailed instructions and county contact information are available at fvap.gov/new-mexico.

Service members, eligible family members, and overseas citizens who are registering to vote for the first time can use the automated FPCA completion tool available at fvap.gov/FPCA, or use the fillable PDF version. Voters must submit a completed and signed FPCA to their local election office by the state’s voter registration deadline.

Mailing Your Ballot from the Embassy

You may drop off your completed, signed ballot at the Embassy between 1:00pm to 2:30pm Sunday through Wednesday.  We will mail it for you free of charge.  Only use a postage-paid envelope to return your ballot.  Please be sure to write your local Kuwait return address on the envelope.  If you are unable to print an envelope via FVAP, you may collect one when you drop off your ballot at the Embassy. Please email us at VoteKuwait@state.gov if you are unable to drop off voting materials during this time.


U.S. Embassy Kuwait,
Bayan, Block 13,
Masjed Al-Aqsa Street
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Telephone: (+965) 2259-1001
Emergency Telephone: (+965) 2259-1001
Fax: (+965) 2538-0282