Candidate filing opens on Friday, January 10, 2025 at 8:00 a.m. and closes on Friday, January 24, 2025 at 5:00 p.m.

Candidate Resources

There are very specific steps you must take in order to appear on the Regular Municipal Election ballot as a candidate for office. Municipal and state requirements for filing for Municipal office are detailed below. For specific candidate information, visit Anchorage Municipal Code AMC 28.30 - QUALIFICATIONS. 

Candidate Requirements

A Candidate for Municipal office must be ...

  • ​a resident of the Municipality of Anchorage, and

  • a qualified voter of the Municipality of Anchorage and the State of Alaska,

  • among other specific qualifications.

A message to Service Area Board of Supervisors candidates, including write-ins:

 AMC 28.30.020 - Qualifications of candidates for service area board of supervisors; declaration of candidacy required.

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B. A person who has not filed a declaration o​f candidacy for a seat on a service area board of supervisors, including as a write-in candidate, in accordance with this section, is disqualified.

C. For write-in candidates for a seat on a service area board of supervisors, declarations of candidacy shall be filed with the municipal clerk no earlier than 67 days and at least seven days before a regular election, and no earlier than 42 days and at least seven days before a special election.

2025 Regular Election Filing Packets 

Candidate Filing Packets will be posted December 2024. 

  • Candidates for Anchorage Assembly Seats - Filing Packet
  • Candidates for Anchorage School Board Seats - Filing Packet 
  • Candidates for Service Area Board of Supervisors, including LRSA Seats - Filing Packet
    • Qualified Write-in Candidacy for Service Area Packet

+ Municipal Candidate Requirements

  1. Download and complete a filing packet (above) for the office for which you would like to declare candidacy.
  2. File your Declaration of Candidacy along with your POFD Statement with the Municipal Clerk's Office by hand or via email to elections@anchorageak.gov.

+ State Candidate Requirements

For all State of Alaska filing requirements, you may access online filing by logging into your MyAlaska account. If you already have a username and password established for filing your Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) application, you may use the same log-in information for access to candidate disclosure filing.  After logging into your MyAlaska account, you may access online filing by selecting APOC - Disclosure Forms under Services for Individuals.   Please contact the Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) directly by calling 907-276-4176 with any questions regarding the state requirements listed below.

1. Public Official Financial Disclosure (POFD) Statement

All candidates, except candidates for service area boards, must file a POFD Statement online at https://my.alaska.gov/.

After you have completed your POFD Statement, the form must be printed and included with your municipal filing packet.

2. Candidate Registration Statement or Municipal Exemption Statement

Within seven days of filing a declaration of candidacy for municipal office, candidates must file either a Candidate Registration Statement or a Municipal Exemption Statement online at https://my.alaska.gov/.

Candidate Registration Statement - Must be filed by candidates who will have more than $5,000 in campaign financial activity. Additionally, the candidate is required to file campaign disclosure reports to disclose all campaign financial activity throughout the course of the election.

Municipal Exemption Statement - Must be filed by candidates intending to raise and spend less than $5,000 on campaign activity. In this case, the candidate is exempted from filing campaign disclosure reports.

3. Letter of Intent

Individuals who have not already filed a Declaration of Candidacy with the Clerk's Office must file a Letter of Intent online at https://my.alaska.gov/ before they begin campaigning and raising funds for an election.

Offices/Candidates on the April 1, 2025 Regular Municipal Election Ballot 

+ Anchorage Assembly Candidates

District 1 - Seat ​L - North Anchorage
District 2 - Seat A - Chugiak, Eagle River, JBER
District 3 - Seat D - West Anchorage
District 4 - Seat F - Midtown Anchorage
District 5 - S​eat H - East Anchorage​​
District 6 - Seat J - South Anchorage, Girdwood, Turnagain Arm​​

+ Anchorage School Board Candidates

School Board - Seat A
School Board - Seat B

+ Service Area Board of Supervisors

Bear Valley LRSA – Seat B 
Birch Tree/Elmore LRSA – Seat C
Chugiak Fire Service Area – Seat C
Girdwood Valley Service Area – Seat C
Glen Alps Service Area – Seat C
Glen Alps Service Area – Seat D
Homestead LRSA – Seat A
Lakehill LRSA – Seat A
Mt. Park Estates LRSA – Seat C
Mt. Park/Robin Hill RRSA – Seat E
Paradise Valley South LRSA – Seat A
Rabbit Creek View/Heights LRSA – Seat C
Raven Woods/Bubbling Brook LRSA – Seat C 
Rockhill LRSA – Seat C
Section 6/Campbell Airstrip Road LRSA – Seat D
Section 6/Campbell Airstrip Road LRSA Seat E 
Sequoia Estates LRSA – Seat C
Sequoia Estates LRSA – Seat D
Skyranch Estates LRSA – Seat C
South Goldenview RRSA – Seat D
South Goldenview RRSA Seat E
SRW Homeowners' LRSA – Seat B
Talus West LRSA – Seat C
Totem LRSA – Seat A
Upper Grover LRSA – Seat C
Upper O'Malley LRSA – Seat C
Upper O'Malley LRSA Seat D
Valli Vue Estates LRSA – Seat C
Villages Scenic Parkway LRSA – Seat B

2025 Regular Municipal Election Candidate Name Order

Candidate names will appear in a random, non-sequential order on the ballot, set by conducting a chance selection in accordance with AMC 28.40.010C.


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