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Register to vote online using your state-issued driver's license or ID number.

To vote absentee/by mail:

  • Be registered to vote.  Not sure if you're registered?  Check with the Secretary of State's website: Alaska My Voter information.
  • Apply for an absentee ballot with a valid Alaska ID or driver's license.
  • Absentee applications are due October 29th.  Be sure to get yours in early to allow plenty of time.
  • Your ballot will be emailed to you, but you must print it out, fill it in, and mail it back via USPS or some other delivery service.
  • Follow up with your election official's office to make sure you receive your ballot.  Contact information for election officials is found here.
  • Your ballot may require postage, a witness signature and/or notary service before you mail it back.  Instructions will be on the ballot itself. 


Information current as of 9/1/2020.  For the most recent updates, see the Secretary of State's website.