Helpful Voting Links — Alaska
Don't miss your next election! If you are registered for Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend program at your current address, you are automatically registered to vote. In order to participate in the April 4, 2020 presidential primary, paper registrations must be received and processed by February 19, 2020. Election day registration and party declaration is available.
- Register to Vote
- Check your registration status
- State Election Website
- State Election Dates
- Find your Polling Place
- See Your Ballot
- Absentee Ballot Instructions
- Request an Absentee Ballot
- Felon Voting Laws
- Call the Election Office: (866) 952-8683
- County Election Offices
- County Government Information
Primary/Caucus Info — Alaska
In 2020 the Alaska Democratic Party will host a party-run primary on April 4. The emphasis on this primary will be absentee and electronic voting. In order to participate in the absentee and electronic systems your voter registration must be current as of February 19, 2020. Election day hours will be very limited (10 to 2) and will only be in a few places across the state. You will be able to register on election day. Visit the Alaska Democratic Party website for specific information and procedures.
The Republican Party holds closed primaries in Alaska. Visit the Republican Party website for party specific information and procedures.
What's on the ballot?
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
See Where Your Elected Officials Stand — Alaska
Voter ID Requirements — Alaska
What forms of ID are acceptable?
- Signed voter ID card
- Driver’s license
- State ID card
- Military ID card
- US Passport
- AK hunting or fishing license
- Other current or valid photo identification (including student ID*)
- If name and address are included:
- Current utility bill or paycheck
- Government check or bank statement, or other government-issued document
* According to phone call with the state on 10/19/2012See ID Requirements for All States
Early & Absentee Voting — AlaskaRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting Dates: March 3 to March 31
You can vote in person at your Regional Election's Office or electronically from March 3rd to March 31st before the election. No excuse required.
To vote absentee by mail or electronic transmission, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here). Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by March 24th or transmitted by March 31st.