Official Election Pamphlet --
Absentee Voting


Applying to Vote by Mail / Registering to Vote

GENERAL INFORMATION:
  1. All absentee by mail ballot applications must be received AT LEAST 7 DAYS prior to the election. APPLY EARLY TO RECEIVE YOUR BALLOT IN TIME. If you cannot meet this deadline, you may wish to see the information on voting ABSENTEE BY FAX.

  2. The absentee by mail ballot application is used as a voter registration application and as an application to request an absentee ballot. If you need to register for the first time or update your registration, your absentee by mail application HAD TO BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY AUGUST 15 (30 DAYS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE ELECTION).

  3. You may apply for absentee ballots on a single application for all statewide elections in the same calendar year as long as the ballots are sent to the same address. (To vote by mail in city and borough elections you must apply directly to your city or borough clerk.)

  4. If you will be in Alaska on or after August 30, you may prefer to vote ABSENTEE IN PERSON.

  5. To assist us in reading your application, please PRINT clearly in ink.

  6. If you are an Alaska resident registering from out-of-state, you must provide proof of your Alaska residency, such as a copy of your current Alaska driver's license, hunting and fishing license, student loan documents, or military leave and earning statements.

  7. NOTE TO RESIDENTS TEMPORARILY OUT-OF-STATE: To remain registered in Alaska you must be an Alaska resident and provide your physical residence address within the state. If you are temporarily outside Alaska, you may wish to maintain your Alaska residence address as it appears on your current registration record. If you provide a new residence address, it must be within Alaska.

  8. If you have been convicted of a felony, you may still be eligible to register and/or vote if you have been unconditionally discharged. Provide a copy of your discharge papers with this registration.

    MAIL OR FAX YOUR COMPLETED ABSENTEE BY MAIL BALLOT APPLICATION TO:

    DIVISION OF ELECTIONS
    ABSENTEE VOTING SECTION
    PO BOX 110017
    JUNEAU AK 99811-0017
    PHONE: (907) 465-4611 - FAX: (907) 465-3203



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