Important Voting Info


2018 is a big election year, and your vote matters! Citizens will be voting on candidates for the Alaska State Legislature, Congress, as well as a statewide ballot measure. This will be a traditional election at your local polling place.

Do you like the
convenience of voting at

Fill out an absentee ballot application and vote by mail! Apply for an absentee ballot now, or at least 15 days before the election. More details are available at: Core/votingbymail.php
Vote early and avoid the
long lines!

Early voting is available at the Anchorage Division of Elections office on 2525 Gambell St every day. More details are available at: Core/avolocations.php

Make a plan to vote

1. Check your voter registration.

Are you registered to vote?
Have you recently moved?
Make sure your voter information is up to date. You must be registered to vote 30 days before the election.

Register to vote online: You can also fill out a paper form, attach a copy of either your current driver’s license, state ID, passport or birth certificate, and send it to the Regional Elections Office by mail, email, fax, or in person.

2. know when to vote.

Important dates for the 2018 election.
Primary Election:

  • Election Day:Tuesday, August 21: 7 AM- 8 PM
  • Early Voting: Monday, August 6 - August 20

General Election:

  • Election Day:Tuesday, November 6 : 7AM- 8 PM
  • Early Voting: Monday, October 22 - November 5

3. know where to vote.

Check your polling place at On voting day, you can also vote at the Division of Elections Office, the Ted Stevens Airport, the UAA Student Union, or at City Hall.