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How to Vote as an American Living Abroad

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For the millions of voting-age Americans living outside the United States, it can seem like too much of a hassle to vote in elections back home. So most don’t.

But voting from abroad is actually quite easy, and it’s worth the effort, Democratic and Republican officials say.

“I think it’s a huge privilege that we can vote in these elections that the whole world is watching,” said Julia Bryan, international chairwoman of Democrats Abroad.

Election results are not final until every absentee vote in 2000 and, last month, , a Republican who won a special House election in Ohio.

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