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Voter​ Information​

Options to VOTE in the Regular Municipal Election​

Anchorage votes at home, which means ballots will be mailed to your mailing address on record in the State of Alaska voter registration database. Ballot packages will only be mailed to qualified Anchorage voters, no later than 21 days before Election Day. 

The Anchorage Assembly has completed the Reapportionment of the Municipality of Anchorage. In accordance with the U.S. and Alaska Constitutions and the Anchorage Municipal Charter, a revised district boundary was created by the Assembly Reapportionment Committee to ensure fair representation. At the Special Assembly meeting on March 23, 2022, the Assembly passed AO 2022-37(S-1), As Amended​, which puts in place a new Assembly district map for the Municipality of Anchorage. ​To check what di​​​strict you live in, visit the new Assembly Districts map and type in your residence address into the search field in the upper left corner of the map. You can view the map ​by clicking, HERE​​. For more information regarding the reapportionment, please visit the Reapportionment Committee webpage by clicking, HERE​

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. To be eligible to vote, you must register with the State of Alaska Division of Elections no later than 30 days before Election Day.

Voting at home is as easy as 1 - 2 - 3.

  1. Once you receive your ballot package in the mail, mark your​ choice(s) by filling in the oval(s) with black or blue pen and then, place your ballot into the secrecy sleeve and then into the ballot return envelope.

  2. Read and sign the declaration on the ballot return envelope.

  3. Return your ballot by placing it in a secure drop box, or returning it to the Anchorage Vote Center (AVC), or by mailing it through the U.S. Postal Service with first class postage. ​​

​Secure Drop Boxes​​

Secure drop boxes for the Regular Muncipal  Election will be opened starting as soon as ballot packages are mailed to voters to return their ballot at any time before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. A list of secure drop boxes will be posted in December 2022. 


​​​Anchorage Vote Center (AVC)

If you need assistance ​voting, if you need to replace a lost or damaged ballot, if you didn't receive a ballot, or if you would like to vote your mailed ballot, you may vote at an Anchorage Vote Center. Vote Centers are open approximately nine days before Election Day.​ A list of Anchorage Vote Centers will be posted in December 2022. 

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​​​Returning by USPS M​​​​ail

Voted ballots being returned by USPS mail for an election must be postmarked no later than Election Day and received by the start of the Election Commission​ Public Session of Canvass. (See the Election Calendar HERE - Check back later for our Regular Municipal Election of April 2023 Calendar!) If you are mailing your ballot return envelope the day before or on Election Day, ask a postal official to hand-cancel/hand-stamp the envelope with a postmark.​ ​​​


Other Options to Vote

To vote at a temporary address ...

If you will be away and unable to receive your ballot at your registered mailing address during the 21-day period before Election Day, you may request that a ballot be sent to a temporary address by completing the Application to Vote at a T​emporary Ad​dress​​​​. Applications to vote at a temporary address must be received by the Municipal Clerk's Office by 5:00 p.m., one week before election day.

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, available by contacting elections@anchorageak.gov or 907-243-VOTE (8683). Completed applications to vote by email shall be processed if received by the Municipal Clerk's Office by 5:00 p.m., one week before Election Day. ​ Applications received after 5:00 p.m. AKDT the week before election day up to the day before may be processed subject to availability of staff and resources. Applications received after 5:00 p.m. the day before Election Day will not be processed. ​

Please keep in mind that by using electronic transmission to return your voted ballot, you are voluntarily waiving a portion of your right to a secret ballot, and you are voluntarily disclosing personal identifying information (PII). By using electronic transmission to return your voted ballot, the integrity of the data on your voted ballot is not guaranteed and you are assuming the risk that a faulty transmission may occur. Please keep in mind that firewalls in servers often isolate emails and strip attachments that potentially may contain viruses. It is your responsibility to follow up and confirm that your application and completed ballot were received by MOA Elections. 

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, available by contacting elections@anchorageak.gov or 907-243-VOTE (8683). Completed applications to vote by fax shall be processed if received by the Municipal Clerk's Office by 5:00 p.m., one week before Election Day. Applications received after 5:00 p.m. AKDT the week before election day and up to the day before may be processed subject to availability of staff and resources. Applications received after 5:00 p.m. the day before Election Day will not be processed.

Please keep in mind that by using electronic transmission to return your voted ballot, you are voluntarily waiving a portion of your right to a secret ballot and you are voluntarily disclosing personal identifying information (PII). By using electronic transmission to return your voted ballot, the integrity of the data on your voted ballot is not guaranteed and you are assuming the risk that a faulty transmission may occur. Please keep in mind that firewalls in servers often isolate emails and strip attachments that potentially may contain viruses. It is your responsibility to follow up and confirm that your application and completed ballot were received by MOA Elections.   ​

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@anchorageak.gov.  


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 Election Day. For more information, visit the Alaska Division of Elections.​​

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
    • Anchorage Municipal Libraries
    • State of Alaska, Division of Elections
      RAM Building
      2525 Gambell Street, Suite 100
      Anchorage, Alaska 99503
      907-522-8683
    • 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.

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