Guam Voter Registration Information

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VOTER REGISTRATION
Registration Deadline: You can register at the Guam Election Commission offices during normal business hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Mon-Fri (except on Government of Guam holidays). The last day to register is 10 days prior to an election.

VOTER REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS
Age: Must be 18 years of age by the day set for an election.

Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States.

Residency: Must be a resident of Guam.

Mental Competency: Must not be confined to a mental institution, nor judicially declared insane

Felony Convictions: Must not be serving a sentence of imprisonment

ID Requirements:To register you must provide
one of the following:

   -Your driver's license number or identification card number
   -the last four digits of your Social Security number
   -A unique identifying number consisting of the applicant's unique identification number to be assigned by the GEC Executive Director


Other Voter Registration Qualifications: If you need further information, please visit the office or call 1-671-477-9791. You may also visit the website at www.gec.guam.gov or email vote@gec.guam.gov.

OBTAINING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM
Online: You can register online by clicking here.


In person:
You may register to vote by completing an Affidavit of Registration at any of the following:
   -The Election Commission office;
       Guam Election Commission
       414 West Soledad Avenue, GCIC Bldg.
       2nd Floor, Suite 200
       Hagatna, GU 96910 
   -At your Village Mayor’s Office (21 days prior to an election); or
   -Your public high-school or college campus (when available)

Other Voter Registration Application Information:
Once registered, you do not need to register again unless you:
   -Did not vote at the last two General Elections or are transferring your voting district

VERIFYING YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS
Phone: (671) 477-9791

ABSENTEE BALLOT QUALIFICATIONS

Who can vote absentee:
Any qualified voter of the territory of Guam may vote at any election by absentee ballot if he will be prevented from personally going to the polls and voting on election day because of:
   -The conduct of business or necessary travel;
   -Illness or physical disability;
   -Service in the Armed Forces or Merchant Marine of the United States;
   -Employment with the government of Guam
   -Attendance at an institution of learning;
   -Employment in the Service of the United States or any federal agency;
   -Accompanying a spouse engaged in any of the above activities. 

OBTAINING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
Online: Print the application here.


In Person: Voters may receive their absentee ballot in person when applying in person at the office of Commission.


By Mail: Print out the application, fill it out and mail it to P.O. Box BG, Hagatna Gu, 96932.


 


Email: You can also scan and email your application to VoteAbsentee@gec.guam.gov.


 


Military and overseas voting: Military and overseas voters may vote absentee. UOCAVA requires that states and territories send these groups their federal absentee ballot at least 45 days prior to any election. If you are a member of this group you may also receive your ballot electronically. UOVACA voters may also fill out a FPCA (Federal Post Card Application). More information on military and overseas voting available here.

SUBMITTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
The Guam Election Commission does not specify requirements for submitting an absentee ballot on their website. Please contact the commission to ensure proper submission of your absentee ballot.

EARLY VOTING
Early voting qualifications: Any voter who will be prevented from voting at the polls on election day due to:
-The conduct of his business or due to other necessary travel, or
-Illness or physical disability, or
-Service in the Armed forces or Merchant Marine of the United States, or
-Employment with the government of Guam, or
-Attendance at an institution of learning, or
-Employment in the service of the United States or any Federal agency, or
-Accompanying a spouse who is engaged in any activity listed above


QUALIFICATIONS
Verifying Registration: Online voter verification is not available. Call the commission at 671-477-9791

Deciding how to vote:
http://www.votesmart.org/


Polling Place: View polling places by district.


ID Requirements: ID requirements for voting the day of election, are not explicitly stated. Contact the Guam Election Commission to ensure legal voting.
Problems with voting: Contact the Guam Election Commission by phone: 671-477-9791, fax: 671-477-1895, or in person:

       Guam Election Commission
       414 West Soledad Avenue, GCIC Bldg.
       2nd Floor, Suite 200
       Hagatna, GU 96910


Verifying absentee status: Verify status online.


 


 


 


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