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Does anybody know what to do?

I am a military spouse. we file taxes jointly in SC, that's my husband's home of record.

And we are stationed in Alabama - my first and only residence in the USA since I became a permanent resident. i.e. I've never lived in SC or anywhere else in the states.

Do I need to vote in SC where I pay taxes or in Alabama where I live? I will become a citizen on the 24th which is a deadline to register to vote in Alabama :D However if it has to be SC, then I won't be able to meet the deadline.

That's why I'm asking.

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This might help: https://www.fvap.gov/info/laws/voting-residency-guidelines

In my case, I haven't really "lived" in the States yet as we've been overseas almost the entire time, but I have a driver's license from his home of record, and that's where we pay taxes. So I registered to vote there.

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Russia
Timeline

Does anybody know what to do?

I am a military spouse. we file taxes jointly in SC, that's my husband's home of record.

And we are stationed in Alabama - my first and only residence in the USA since I became a permanent resident. i.e. I've never lived in SC or anywhere else in the states.

Do I need to vote in SC where I pay taxes or in Alabama where I live? I will become a citizen on the 24th which is a deadline to register to vote in Alabama :D However if it has to be SC, then I won't be able to meet the deadline.

That's why I'm asking.

You can choose either/or as long as you are registered to vote in that jurisdiction. If there's a deadline problem, then just vote absentee in Alabama.


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