Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

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How to Register to Vote

Register online

You’ll need a valid Alaska driver’s license or state ID card to register online

Register online


Check if you’re registered to vote

myvoterinformation.alaska.gov

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be 18 years old or within 90 days of your 18th birthday
  • Live at an Alaska address by Oct 9
  • Not be registered to vote in another state unless you’re willing to cancel that registration
  • Not have been convicted of certain felonies, unless you’re discharged from incarceration, probation, and/or parole without conditions

How to Vote

Vote Early
October 23 – November 6

Bring a form of accepted ID


Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

Polls are open 7 AM–8 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 8 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring a form of accepted ID.


Who can vote early

All voters registered in Alaska can vote early in person

 

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote early
October 24 – November 7

Bring a form of accepted ID.


Vote on Election Day

November 6

Polls are open 7 AM–8 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 8 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring a form of accepted ID.

Voting requirements
  • Be registered to vote in Alaska. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be 18 by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Live at your address by Oct 9
  • Not be in jail or prison, or on parole or probation for a felony
  • Not be currently judged mentally incompetent by a court

ID requirements

If you’re not voting for the first time in Alaska, you don’t need to provide ID to vote by mail

If you’re voting for the first time in Alaska, registered by mail, and didn’t provide a copy of your ID when you registered, then attach a copy of one of the following with your completed absentee ballot:

  • Driver’s license, state ID card, birth certificate, passport, hunting or fishing license, or another current photo ID
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check, or other government document that shows your name and address

In Person ID requirements

Bring one of the following with you to vote in person:

  • Voter ID card
  • Driver’s license or state ID
  • Military ID
  • Passport
  • Hunting or fishing license
  • Any valid photo ID
  • A current utility bill, paycheck, government check, or bank statement
  • Any other document issued by the government

By Mail ID requirements

If you’re not voting for the first time in Alaska, you don’t need to provide ID to vote by mail

If you’re voting for the first time in Alaska, registered by mail, and didn’t provide a copy of your ID when you registered, then attach a copy of one of the following with your completed absentee ballot:

  • Driver’s license, state ID card, birth certificate, passport, hunting or fishing license, or another current photo ID
  • Utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check, or other government document that shows your name and address

Frequently Asked Questions