Routine Message to U.S. Citizens: Get Ready to Vote!

Location: Nigeria
Date: 26-May-2021
Event: Off-Year 2021 Elections

Register to vote and request your absentee ballot at FVAP.gov now for the states below.

The 2021 off-year election cycle includes regular gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia and special congressional elections in New MexicoOhio, and Texas.  In addition, state legislative elections will be held in New Jersey and Virginia, along with numerous state legislative special elections, citizen initiatives, mayoral races, and a variety of other local elections.

The following states have elections in the next 90 days: Virginia, New Jersey, New Mexico, Texas, and Ohio.

CD – Congressional District
G – Governor

June 2021 – Less than 30 Days’ Notice:
June 1: New Mexico – CD 1 Special Election
June 1: Virginia – G Primary Election
June 1: New Jersey – G Primary Election

July 2021:
July 27: Texas – CD 6 – Special Election

August 2021 – 90 Days’ Notice:
August 3: Ohio – CD 11 Special Primary
August 3: Ohio – CD 15 Special Primary

November 2021:
November 2: Ohio – CD 11 Special General
November 2: Ohio – CD 15 – Special General
November 2: Virginia – G – General Election
November 2: New Jersey – G – General Election

Not voting in the states listed above?  Find your state’s election dates on the https://www.fvap.gov/guide website.  To find your state’s election website for specific information on candidates, elections, contact information, and links to your local election offices, visit this contact page.

If you would like more information on the Federal Voting Assistance Program, or need help with the absentee voting process, please go to FVAP.gov or email (vote@fvap.gov).

Please Note: This information is current as of May 24, 2021.  As further changes may occur, please check the election calendars and state pages at FVAP.gov for real-time information.

Email: VoteLagos@state.gov
Email: VoteAbuja@state.gov 

Assistance: 

U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area
+234 (9) 461-4000 during business hours; after hours press zero (0)
AbujaACS@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
+234 (1) 460-3400 during business hours and after hours
LagosACS@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Nigeria Country Information

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