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The next Regular Municipal Election will be Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Candidate Information

Filing for Office for the April 7, 2020 Regular Municipal Election opens Friday, January 17, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and closes on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

For a list of Candidates, please visit our Candidate Information webpage HERE

General Information

Ballot packages will be mailed to qualified Anchorage voters on March 17, 2020. To receive your ballot package at an address other than your Voter Registration mailing address, please fill out an Application to Vote at a Temporary Address.


For the last few years, the Ballot Return Envelope, containing the security envelope with your voted ballot, required 1 first class stamp - a Forever Stamp - to mail your ballot envelope.


Election Center Virtual Tour - Take a tour of the Vote at Home process and Municipal Election Center!

The election is a Vote at Home election. Traditional polling places will not be open and are not an option for voting on Election Day.

Ballot packages will be mailed to qualified, registered voters twenty-one (21) days before Election Day. Ballot packages will be mailed to your address in the State of Alaska Voter Registration database record as of 30 days before the election.

The last day to register to vote or update your voter registration is on Sunday, March 8th, 30 days before the next regular or special Municipal election. To review your voter registration information, visit voterregistration.alaka.gov.

Voting at home is as easy as 1 – 2 – 3. View the different Options to VOTE on our Voter info page, HERE.


On Friday, November 8, 2019 the Voter Address Verification Postcard was mailed to 235,762 registered voters in Anchorage in preparation for the April 7, 2020 Regular Municipal Election. The intent of this postcard is for voter's to review their voter information. If all information is correct, there is nothing that needs to be done and the ballot package will be mailed to the voter's mailing address on the postcard. If anything does need to be updated, voters are encouraged to update through the State of Alaska's Online Voter Registration website: https://voterregistration.alaska.gov/.

Please note that registered voters of the Municipality of Anchorage received similar postcards in the previous two Regular Municipal Elections.

The Municipality of Anchorage recieves our voting information from the State of Alaska, Division of Elections. In order to update or to be removed from the registration records, we encourage voters to contact the State. https://voterregistration.alaska.gov/; (907) 522-8683; electionsr2a@alaska.gov.

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For the Municipal Clerk's Office and Municipal Election Press Releases, please click HERE.

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