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To vote in the August 7, 2018 Special Municipal Election...

Anchorage votes by mail, which means ballots will be mailed to your address of record in the State of Alaska Voter Registration database. Only voters with residence addresses in Assembly District 3 will receive a ballot in the mail for the Special Municipal Election. To find out if you are eligible to vote in the Special Municipal Election, please view our Assembly District Map.

It is important for your address information in the Voter Registration database to be current. To review your registration information, visit myvoterinformation.alaska.gov. To register to vote, or to update your voter registration information, visit voterregistration.alaska.gov. The voter registration deadline is July 8, 2018.

Voting by mail is as easy as 1 - 2 - 3.

  1. Once you receive your ballot in the mail, mark your choices by filling in the ovals and then, place your ballot into the enclosed envelope.
  2. Sign the declaration on the back of the ballot return envelope.
  3. Return your ballot by placing it in a Secure Drop Box, or returning it to an Accessible Vote Center, or by mailing it through the U.S. Postal Service.
Secure Drop Boxes are located at ... 
  • Parking lot behind City Hall, 632 West 6th Avenue
  • Dimond High School, 2909 West 88th Avenue
  • Loussac Library, 3600 Denali Street
  • MOA Election Center, 619 East Ship Creek Avenue
  • Spenard Community Recreation Center, 2020 West 48th Avenue
  • West High School, 1700 Hillcrest Drive
The Accessible Vote Center is located at ...

MOA Election Center, 619 East Ship Creek Avenue at Door D

Weekdays, July 10 - July 23, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (open for early voting)

Weekdays, July 24 - August 6, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 4, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Election Day, Tuesday, August 7, 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

If returning your ballot by mail ...

Voted ballots being returned by USPS mail for the 2018 Special Municipal Election must be postmarked no later than Election Day, August 7, 2018, and received by noon August 24, 2018. If mailing the day before, or on Election Day, ask a postal official to hand-cancel the envelope with a postmark. 

To vote at a temporary address ...

If you will be away and unable to receive your ballot at your mailing address during the 21-day period before Election Day, you may request that a ballot be sent to your temporary address by completing the Application to Vote at a Temporary AddressApplications to vote at a temporary address must be received by the Municipal Clerk's Office by 5:00 p.m. on July 31, 2018. 

To vote by email ... 

If you would like to vote by email, you may request that a ballot be sent to you via email by completing the Application to Vote by Email. All applications to vote by email must be received by the Municipal Clerk's Office by 5:00 p.m. on July 31, 2018. Applications to vote by email received after this date will be processed as time allows, through August 6 at 5:00 p.m. 

To vote by fax ...

If you would like to vote by fax, you may request that a ballot be sent to you via fax by completing the Application to Vote by Fax. Applications to vote by fax must be received by the Municipal Clerk's Office by 5:00 p.m. on July 31, 2018.  Applications to vote by fax received after this date will be processed, as time allows, through August 6 at 5:00 p.m.

All applications may be submitted via hand-delivery, mail-delivery, fax, or email to the Office of the Municipal Clerk - Elections. Specific details may be found on each application.

For more Municipal voting information, call (907) 243-VOTE (8683) or e-mail us at elections@muni.org.

Register to VOTE

The State of Alaska Division of Elections maintains the database of registered Alaskan voters. To be eligible to vote, you must register with the Alaska Division of Elections no later than 30 days before the next election. For more information, visit the Alaska Division of Elections.

Sunday, July 8, 2018 is the voter registration deadline for the August 7, 2018 Special Municipal Election. 

 

You may register to vote ...

  • On-line with the State of Alaska Voter Registration System, OLVR.
  • Via mail by sending the State of Alaska Voter Registration form to the following address:
    • State of Alaska, Division of Elections
      2525 Gambell Street, Suite 100
      Anchorage, Alaska 99503
  • In-person by completing the State of Alaska Voter Registration form available at the following locations:
    • Office of the Municipal Clerk
      632 W. 6th Avenue, Suite 250
      Anchorage, Alaska 99501
      (907) 343-4311
      Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, except holidays
    • Anchorage Municipal Libraries
    • State of Alaska, Division of Elections
      RAM Building
      2525 Gambell Street, Suite 100
      Anchorage, Alaska 99503
      (907) 522-8683
      Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, except holidays
    • Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles Offices - You may complete a voter registration form when you apply for or renew your State of Alaska Driver's License or I.D.
    • Elections
    • Municipal Clerk: Barbara A. Jones
    • MOA Election Center 619 East Ship Creek Avenue, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • (907) 243-VOTE (8683)

MOA Elections and Government Webpage

Visit the Elections and Government Webpage or  My Neighborhood for access to the following information via interactive maps:

SOA Elections My Voter Information Webpage

Visit the Alaska My Voter Information Webpage to access the following information:

  • Voter Registration Status
  • Polling Place Location
  • Absentee Application and Ballot Status