ALASKA

Requirements to vote:

  • 18 years old on or by Election Day.

  • US citizen.

  • Resident of Alaska. To be a resident, you must reside in the state and intend to remain a resident or, if you temporarily leave the state, have intention to return. Active military members, spouses or dependents are exempt from the intent to return requirement.

  • Not be a convicted felon 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.


How do I register?

  • In the state of Alaska, you can register online, via mail, or in person.

  • To register online, you will need your current Alaska driver’s license or state ID. Go to https://voterregistration.alaska.gov

    • The deadline to register online is 30 days before Election Day.

  • To register via mail, you must send your completed form via mail, fax or email attachment to a Regional Elections Office as well as a copy of either your current driver’s license, state ID, passport or birth certificate with your paper form. Forms can be found at http://www.elections.alaska.gov/doc/forms/C03-Fill-In.pdf 

    • Your form must be postmarked 30 days before Election Day. If this falls on a Sunday, your voter registration form must be postmarked 31 days before Election Day.

  • To register in person, go to a Division of Elections Office or a voter registration agency in your area. To find locations, go to: http://www.elections.alaska.gov/Core/wheretoregister.php 

    • Once your form is processed, a voter registration card will be mailed to you; this may take up to four weeks to arrive.

    • The deadline to register in person is 30 days before Election Day.

  • Alaska allows political parties to determine who can vote on their ballots.

    • The Alaska Democratic Party, Alaska Libertarian Party, and Alaskan Independence Party Candidates with Ballot Measures ballot allow any registered voter to vote this ballot.

    • The Alaska Republican Party Candidates with Ballot Measures ballot allows only voters registered with the party affiliation of Republican, Nonpartisan or Undeclared to vote this ballot.

    • Any registered voter may vote on the Ballot Measures Only ballot.

  • If you have legally changed your name, you can update this information online, through a paper form, or in person at a Division of Elections Office or a voter registration agency.

    • The deadline to update your registration is 30 days before Election Day.


Can I pre-register?

  • You can pre-register if you are 17 years old and within 90 days of your 18th birthday.

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