Accessibility Assistance Information (archived)

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Assistance by a Person

  • You may have assistance during any stage of the electoral process. You may have a person of your choice provide assistance to you as long as that person is not a candidate, your employer, agent of your employer, or agent of your union.
  • You may request assistance from an election worker at any voting location.
  • The person you choose can help you in completing forms, reading voting materials and go into the voting booth with you to assist you in casting your ballot.


  • If you need assistance with completing the registration application, you may have a person of your choice provide assistance.
  • You you may contact the Division of Elections for assistance or use the TTY telecommunications device by calling (907) 465-3020.

Accessible Polling Places

  • The Division of Elections conducts surveys of statewide polling places to check for ADA compliance. We make every effort to ensure polling places are accessible to all Alaskans.
  • This sometimes includes temporary solutions, such as portable ramps, door knob converters, ballot call doorbells for those who need assistance gaining entry to the polling place, and temporary van-accessible parking spots.
  • Inside the polling place, the Division of Elections provides magnifying viewers for the visually impaired and touch screen voting units equipped with magnified text and audio ballots.
  • To locate your polling place:
    • Within Juneau: 907-465-4611
    • Outside Juneau: 866-952-8683
    • Use our My Voter Information online option.


  • The Division of Elections provides registrar training and/or voter outreach to a variety of community agencies, such as the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Access Alaska, Southeast Alaska Independent Living and Alaska State Independent Living Council.