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Voter Registration in Alaska

In Alaska, voting is easy. 

Everyone who is registered is eligible to vote in person, vote by mail and absentee, no excuse is needed. You can vote by mail or drop your ballot off in person at your local polling place or elections office. Anyone unable to vote in person, due to age, serious illness or disability is able to have a personal representative pick up a ballot, beginning 15 days before Election Day.

Checking your voter registration is easy and tracking your ballot is easy. 

The State of Alaska Division of Elections website tells you if you are registered and when your ballot is received at your local elections office. 


Follow these simple steps to ensure your vote is counted.
Step 1: Make sure you are registered to vote.

Step 2: Get your ballot.

Step 3: Do your research and learn about the Alaska Democrats on your ballot.

Step 4: VOTE! Complete and return your ballot to an official polling station or Elections Office on or before Election Day.

Step 5: Track your vote to make sure it is received by your Elections Office

Who can register to vote in Alaska

To register to vote in Alaska, you must:

  • Be a US citizen

  • Be a resident of Alaska (You must have been a resident of Alaska and of the election district in which you seek to vote for at least 30 days before an election in order to vote in that election. Active military members, spouses or dependents are exempt from the intent to return requirement.)

  • Be at least 18 years old or within 90 days of your 18th birthday

  • Not have been convicted of a felony involving moral turpitude, unless your voting rights have been restored

  • Not be registered to vote in another state unless you are willing to cancel your registration in that state

  • You must register to vote at least 30 days before the election you wish to vote in.

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