Requirements to vote:
18 years old on or by Election Day.
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.