Alaska Absentee Voting

Can I Mail in My Vote in Alaska?

Yes!

Anyone in Alaska may vote by mail, no reason required!

How do I Register to Vote in Alaska?

First off, make sure you qualify. To register to vote in Alaska:

  • You must be a citizen of the United States.
  • You must live in the State of Alaska
  • You must be at least 18 years old on or before election day.
  • You must not be convicted of a felony. 

If you have a valid Alaska Driver’s License or Non-Driver’s Identification card: 

If you do not:

How do I Apply to Mail in My Vote in Alaska?

If you have a valid Alaska Driver’s License or Non-Driver’s Identification card: 

If you do not:

Mail

Division of Elections Absentee and Petition Office
2525 Gambell Street, Suite 105
Anchorage AK 99503-2838

Fax

907-677-9943
855-677-9943 (toll free in U.S.)
  • Attach a photocopy of either:
    • Your state-issued driver’s license
    • Your state-issued photo ID
    • Your birth certificate
    • Your passport

How Do I Submit My Absentee Vote in Alaska?

Make sure you’ve already submitted your application.

As long as you’ve done this you’ll receive the ballot in the mail with a grey “secrecy sleeve” and a return envelope.

  • Fill out your ballot and seal it in the secrecy sleeve.
  • Put the secrecy sleeve inside of the return envelope and include at least one identifier.
  • Sign and seal the envelope in the presence of a witness — your witness must be someone 18 years of age or older or an authorized official (Notary Public, municipal clerk, or any other official authorized and willing to administer the oath).
  • Mail back your envelope.
 

Dates to Remember

You must register to vote by Sunday, October 4th

You should mail in your absentee ballot application by Saturday, October 17th — the Elections Office needs to receive your application by Saturday, October 24th.

You should return your actual absentee ballot as soon as possible — it must be sent by Wednesday, November 3rd.