Election Mail Kit & Resources


Make their mailbox and ballot box. At USPS® we’re committed to providing you with the resources necessary to implement a successful and cost-effective mail strategy for your election mailing. Find everything you need to prepare, design, and send your election mail.

USPS Election Mail Contacts

2016 Election Mail Coordinators PDF (70KB) | XLS (35KB) | CSV (4KB)
USPS District Sales Managers PDF (24KB) | XLS (48KB) | CSV (7KB)

For Officials

Election Mail Program Kit

  • 2016 Election Mail Kit Letter PDF (270KB)
  • Election Mail Kit Folder PDF (568KB)
  • Election Mail Fact Sheet PDF (37KB)
  • Tag 191 Sample Tag PDF (114KB)
  • IMb Tracing® Fact Sheet PDF (37KB)
  • Steps to Creating an IMb Fact Sheet PDF (96KB)
  • Special Procedures APO/FPO Fact Sheet PDF (144KB) | HTM
  • Check Box Sheet PDF (227KB)
  • Cancellation Fact Sheet PDF (371KB)
  • User's Guide Brochure PDF (423KB)
  • Graphic Guidelines & Logo Brochure PDF (722KB)

Free Absentee Ballots are balloting materials consisting of postcard applications, ballots, voting instructions, and envelopes that may be sent through the mail without prepayment of postage to overseas military personnel and their spouses. Certain other individuals may be eligible. The absentee ballot provisions for mailing without postage are for federal elections, including special elections of a federal nature. They are not for local elections.

More information about Absentee Balloting Materials, DMM® 703.8.0 ›

Vote-by-Mail RTF (828KB)
Mail Security RTF (191KB)
Priority Mail Express® Absentee Ballot Mailing with Label-11 DOD RTF (20.8MB)
Military Absentee Ballot FAQs RTF (1.67MB)

Email Inquiries or comments can be sent to electionmailprogrammanager@usps.gov.

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