Election Dates and Hours

2020 PRIMARY ELECTION
  • Candidate filing deadline for party candidates. - Monday, June 1, 2020
  • Candidate withdrawal deadline for party candidates. - Monday, June 29, 2020
  • Deadline for voters to register to vote or update their registration. - Sunday, July 19, 2020
  • Absentee In Person, Early Vote, electronic transmission and Special Needs voting begins. - Monday, August 3, 2020
  • Deadline to receive absentee by-mail applications. - Saturday, August 8, 2020
  • Deadline to receive absentee electronic transmission ballot applications. 5:00pm Alaska Standard Time - Monday, August 17, 2020
  • PRIMARY ELECTION DAY. Polls open from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. - Tuesday, August 18, 2020

2020 REAA ELECTION
  • Deadline for Candidates to file for 20REAA. - Friday, August 7, 2020
  • Deadline for a REAA Declaration of Candidacy to be received by mail. - Monday, August 17, 2020
  • Withdrawal deadline for REAA candidates. - Wednesday, August 19, 2020
  • Deadline for voters to register to vote or update their registration. - Sunday, September 6, 2020
  • Absentee in-person and special needs voting begins for REAA. - Monday, September 21, 2020
  • Deadline to receive absentee by-mail applications for REAA. - Saturday, September 26, 2020
  • Deadline for write-in candidate to submit a letter of intent. - Thursday, October 1, 2020
  • REAA ELECTION DAY. Polls open 8am to 8pm. - Tuesday, October 6, 2020

2020 GENERAL ELECTION
  • Candidate filing deadline for no-party candidates. - Monday, June 1, 2020
  • Deadline for political party submissions for OEP. - Wednesday, July 15, 2020
  • Withdrawal deadline for General Election candidates. - Monday, August 31, 2020
  • Target date to begin sending absentee ballots to military members, spouses and dependents and overseas U.S. citizens ballots and to mail the remote Alaska advance ballot to voters. - Friday, September 18, 2020
  • Deadline for voters to register to vote or update their registration. - Sunday, October 4, 2020
  • Target date to begin mailing absentee by-mail ballots to all voters. - Friday, October 9, 2020
  • Absentee In Person, EV, electronic transmission and Special Needs voting begins. - Monday, October 19, 2020
  • Deadline for OEP candidate pages to be posted on the web. - Monday, October 19, 2020
  • Deadline to receive absentee by-mail applications. - Saturday, October 24, 2020
  • Deadline for write-in candidates to submit a letter of intent. - Thursday, October 29, 2020
  • Deadline to receive absentee by electronic transmission ballot applications. (5:00 PM Alaska Standard Time) - Monday, November 2, 2020
  • Absentee ballots by-fax, or by online delivery, returned by-fax must be received by 8:00 p.m. Alaska Standard Time, Election Day - Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • Absentee by-mail ballots must be postmarked by Election Day - Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • Absentee ballots by-fax or by online delivery, returned by-mail, must be postmarked by Election Day - Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • GENERAL ELECTION DAY. Polls open from 7a.m. - 8p.m. - Tuesday, November 3, 2020