Federal Voting Assistance Program


Fort Hood - Federal Voting Assistance Program


The mission of the Federal Voting Assistance Program is to:
  • Inform and educate U.S. citizens worldwide of their right to vote.
  • Administer the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) effectively and efficiently.
  • Foster voting participation.
  • Protect the integrity of, and enhance the electoral process at the Federal, state, and local levels.


It is the vision of the Federal Voting Assistance Program that:
  • All U.S. citizens are aware of their right to vote.
  • All Uniformed Service members and their voting-age family members, and all U.S. citizens residing outside the U.S. have an opportunity to vote, and to have their vote counted.
  • All states and territories adopt legislation and procedures to make the absentee voting process simple and uniform for all citizens covered by the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA).

Core Values

The Federal Voting Assistance Program operates under the following core values:
  • Service We are dedicated to providing the highest level of support to UOCAVA citizens.
  • Professionalism We provide quality and well-defined policies, plans and programs through highly motivated and skilled teams. We develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with our stakeholders and value their contributions to the pursuit of our shared goals.
  • Honesty We promote integrity in all aspects of our mission. We carry out policies and practices that are open and transparent to our employees, stakeholders and UOCAVA citizens.
  • Non-partisanship We protect the voting rights of all UOCAVA citizens and facilitate the absentee voting process to support their right to vote regardless of political affiliation. Innovation We encourage creative ideas and solutions to broaden the franchise.

Installation Voting Assistance Office

Location: Copeland Soldier Service Center
Address: Bldg 18010 Room A311 TJ Mills & Battalion Ave.
Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 0730-1630
24 Hour Voting Phone Line: (254) 553-VOTE


You can also Email your Questions to the IVAO

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