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Voting in Alaska

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Am I Eligible To Vote in Alaska?

To register to vote in the State of Alaska, an individual must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Reside in Alaska
  • be at least 18 years old or within 90 days of your 18th birthday;
  • not be a convicted felon, unless your voting rights have been restored; and
  • not be registered to vote in another state unless you are willing to cancel your registration in the other state.

Voter Registration Options in Alaska

You have the following 3 options to register to vote in Alaska:

In Person

Register to vote or update your registration in person at a Division of Elections Office. Or visit a voter registration agency in your area.

Check The Locations Where to Register

Paper Registration

Register to vote or update your registration using a paper form. Print a paper form to complete and sign. Send your completed form by mail, fax or email attachment to a Regional Elections Office. When registering to vote send a copy of either your current driver’s license, state ID, passport or birth certificate with your paper form.

Click here to download the Mail-In Voter Registration Form


To use the Online Voter Registration System, you must have a valid Alaska driver's license or state ID card and the information you enter when registering must match the information on your Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) record. If you do not have a valid Alaska driver's license or state ID, or your information cannot be validated, you may select to register using a paper registration form.

Click here to Register Online

    Voting Options in Alaska

    You have the following 4 options to vote in Alaska:

    Voting In Person

    Most voting in-person locations open beginning 15 days prior to each Election Day and remain open through Election Day.

    Click here to locate voting locations

    Early and In-Person Absentee Voting

    Alaska is a no excuse absentee voting state. Anyone may vote using the early and in-person absentee voting options.

    Click here for locations, dates and hours

    Voting By-Mail

    Anyone may request a ballot by mail. You do not need a reason.Apply beginning January 1st of each year.

    Click here to request the Form

    Voting By Electronic Transmission

    If you do not have enough time to have a ballot mailed to you or you missed the deadline to apply for a by-mail ballot, you may request a ballot by fax delivery or online delivery beginning 15 days before each primary, general or statewide special election.

    Click here to vote Online

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