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Anchorage Votes and Vote by Mail:

The Municipality of Anchorage is exploring a Vote by Mail election system, supplemented by accessible voting centers, to simplify and streamline the election process for Anchorage. The goals of a Vote by Mail option are to increase voter turnout, maximize voter protection, and safeguard community resources. Vote by Mail Elections. Please click on this link and share our Vote by Mail brochure!

Vote by Mail 2016 Transition Report

 Vote By Mail Elections:

  • Keep regular voters engaged.
  • Encourage new voter participation.
  • Stop attempts at fraud using signature verification.
  • Use technology to inform voters about the status of their ballot.
  • Confer no partisan advantage.
  • Centralize and streamline election administration.
  • Increase transparency in the election process.
  • Protect voters’ rights to secret ballot.

On December 8, 2015, the Anchorage Assembly passed AR 2015-314(S) directing the Clerk's Office to explore implementing a Vote by Mail election process beginning with the April 2018 Regular Election.

Executive Steering Committee:

Ernie Hall

Elvi Gray-Jackson

Dick Traini