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State of Alaska >  Division of Elections >  Voter Registration Information >  Voter Registration >  Who Can Register and Who Can Vote

Who Can Register and Who Can Vote

In order to register to vote in Alaska you must:

  • be a United States citizen;
  • be an Alaska resident;
  • be at least 18 years old or within 90 days of your 18th birthday;
  • not be a convicted felon, unless your voting rights have been restored; and
  • not be registered to vote in another state unless you are willing to cancel your registration in the other state.

Determining residence for voting purposes:

  • For voting purposes, you are considered an Alaska resident if you reside in the state and intend to remain here or you leave with the intent to return.

A person may vote who:

  • is a United States citizen;
  • is 18 years of age;
  • has been a resident of the state and of the election district in which the person seeks to vote for at least 30 days before an election;
  • has registered to vote on or before the registration deadline; and
  • is not registered to vote in any other jurisdiction.
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