State of Guam Voting Requirements & Information

Statewide Voter Information

 

U.S. Domestic Voters

Registration

You can register to vote or update your registration information:

  • online
  • by mail
  • in person at your elections office

Election Day Voting

Polling places are open from 7am till 8pm on Election Day.

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Early Voting

Any voter who will be leaving the island thirty (30) days prior to an election or will be prevented to vote at the polls on Election Day and who qualifies as an eligible absentee voter may come in to the Guam Election Commission to cast their ballot.

Absentee Voting

A registered voter may vote by absentee ballot if prevented from going to the polls and voting on Election Day due to any of the following reasons:

  • The conduct of your business or due to other necessary travel
  • Illness or physical disability
  • Service in the Armed forces or Merchant Marine of the United States
  • Employment with the territory of Guam
  • Attending school
  • Employment in the service of the United States or any Federal agency
  • Accompanying a spouse who is engaged in any activity listed above

You are eligible to vote in Guam if you:

  • Are a U.S citizen
  • Are a resident of Guam
  • Are at least 18 years old by Election Day

You are NOT eligible to vote in Guam if:

  • You have been legally declared "mentally incompetent" by a court
  • You are in prison or detention or jail or penal institution

Voter Registration

To register to vote in Guam you should provide one of the following:

  • Your Guam ID Number
  • Your Guam Driver's License Number

If you do not have these IDs, you may provide:

  • The Last Four Digits of your Social Security Number

Voting In-Person

  • Valid Tribal ID
  • Current and Valid Photo ID
  • Certified (Copy) of US Birth Certificate
  • Certified (Copy) of Naturalization Document
  • Valid US Passport

Domestic Voter

In-Person Mail Fax Email Online

Voter Registration

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Absentee Ballot Request

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Voted-Absentee Ballot Return

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Blank Ballot To Voter

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You may register to vote by completing an Affidavit of Registration at the Guam Election Commission; with a deputized Registration Clerk (registrar) at your Village Mayor’s Office; or your public high-school or college campus.

Overseas & Military Voters

Overseas Voters

U.S. citizens living abroad have the right to vote as absentee voters, provided they are eligible to vote in their state. If you are living outside of the U.S. permanently, indefinitely, or temporarily, your voting rights stay with you, even if you never voted when you lived in the U.S. To vote from overseas:

  • Complete and send an overseas voter registration/ballot request form to your election office in the U.S. This is one specific form that will register you as an overseas voter and request your absentee ballot – simultaneously.

Many states allow children who were born overseas, but never lived in the U.S., to use their U.S. parents’ last residence address to register.

Military Voters

Service members and their eligible family members living outside their voting jurisdiction (within or outside the U.S.) are able to vote as absentee voters.

  • If you are a service member, or an eligible family member, there is a single form to file for both voter registration and ballot request. It is often called the “Federal Post Card Application” or the FPCA form. This form must be re-filed with your election office each time you change location.

To vote as a service member or eligible family member:

  • Complete and send a voter registration/ballot request form “FPCA” to your election office in the U.S. It is the same form in all states.

Voting Military

Service members and their dependents may register and request a ballot using the federal voter registration/ballot request form ("FPCA"). You will have the following identification options when completing the form:

  • Last 4 Digits of your Social Security Number
  • Option to Indicate that you do not have the Requested ID
  • U.S. State or Territory or District Issued ID

Voting Overseas

U.S. citizens living overseas may register and request a ballot using the overseas voter registration/ballot request form. You will have the following identification options when completing the form:

  • Last 4 Digits of your Social Security Number
  • Option to Indicate that you do not have the Requested ID
  • U.S. State or Territory or District Issued ID

Overseas Voter

In-Person Mail Fax Email Online

Voter Registration

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Absentee Ballot Request

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Voted-Absentee Ballot Return

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Your voted ballot must be sworn to or by a commissioned officer, warrant officer, non-commissioned officer, or any other officer authorized to administer oaths before return.

Military Voter

In-Person Mail Fax Email Online

Voter Registration

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Absentee Ballot Request

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Voted-Absentee Ballot Return

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Blank Ballot To Voter

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Your voted ballot must be sworn to or by a commissioned officer, warrant officer, non-commissioned officer, or any other officer authorized to administer oaths before return.