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The next Regular Municipal Election will be on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.​​​​​​

Current News​

​Temporary Job Opening

​​​Are you interested in becoming a Municipal Election Worker? Would you like to be a part of a fair, accurate, and accessible election process? We have multiple vacancies​ and are hiring today! 

  • For various Municipal Election Worker Positions, click HERE to view the job posting and apply​​. 
  • For the Observer Liaison Election Worker Positions, click HERE to view the job posting and apply. 


Amendments to Title 28, Elections Code, December 28, 2021 

​AO 2021-110(S), As Amended was approved by the Assembly on December 28, 2021, and includes amendments to Title 28, the municipal code section governing elections. The Assembly held public hearings on this ordinance on Tuesday, December 14, and Tuesday, December 21. The following document includes conforming amendments to the AO and Observer Manual authorized by AO 2021-110(S), As Amended, which is for approval before the Assembly on January 25, 2022. 

AO 2021-110(S) An ordinance amending Title 28, Elections

Attachments:  Observer's Handbook; Explanatory "Crosswalk" of Proposed Changes; Amendments approved on December 21, 2021

Petitions

For information regarding any active petitions, visit our Petition Information webpage by clicking HERE. ​​

Postcards 

​​On Monday, November 29, 2021, the Voter Address Verification Postcard was mailed to 239,534 registered voters in Anchorage in preparation for the April 5, 2022 Regular Municipal Election. The intent of this postcard is for voters to review their voter address information and make any needed corrections before the spring election. ​​​If all information on the postcard is correct, the ballot package for the April 5, 2022 election will be mailed to the voter's mailing address on the postcard. If any information needs to be updated, voters can update through the State of Alaska's Online Voter Registration website: voterregistration.alaska.gov.​

Also on the postcard is information about ballot tracking. Sign up today! ​​For more information about ballot tracking, visit our new page by clicking HERE.​


Temporary Address Applications

​Ballot packages will be mailed to qualified Anchorage voters no later than March 15, 2022. 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​.


​Candidate Information ​​

​Filing for Office for the April 5, 2022 Regular Municipal Election opens on Friday, January 14, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. and closes on Friday, January 28, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

Both locations, MOA Election Center and Municipal Clerk's Office, will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

You may file at the Election Center, located at 619 East Ship Creek Avenue, Door D or at the Municipal Clerk's Office, located at 632 West 6th Avenue, Suite 250. Filing at Municipal Clerk's Office is by appointment only​. Appointments at the Municipal Clerk's Office will be available from 9 a.m. - 12 noon, daily. To make an appointment, please call the Voter Hotline at 907-243-8683. 

For information on filing for office, including Candidate Filing Packets, please visit our Candidate Information webpage HERE​


​General Information​

​Regular municipal elections are held in April and are Vote at Home elections. Traditional polling places will not be open and are not an option for voting on Election Day. ​

Ranked choice voting (statewide Ballot Measure 2) was approved by Alaska voters in the November 30, 2020 State of Alaska General Election. Ballot Measure 2 and ranked choice voting does not apply to the Municipality of Anchorage and the upcoming April 5, 2022 Regular Municipal Election.

The next Regular Municipal Election will be on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.​ The last day to register to vote or update your voter registration is Sunday, March 6, 2022, 30 days before the next regular municipal election. ​

It is important for your address information in the voter registration database to be current. ​The Municipality of Anchorage receives voter registration information from the State of Alaska, Division of Elections. In order to update your voter registration information or to be removed from the registration records, voters should contact the state Division of Elections at voterregistration.alaska.gov, (907) 522-8683, or electionsr2a@alaska.gov.​

​​The official results of past elections are available on the Results and History page.

For th​e Municipal Clerk's Office and Municipal Election Press Releases, please click HERE.​​


​State of Alaska Elections

​For information on State of Alaska primary and general elections which are held, respectively, in August and November of even numbered years, please visit the SOA Division of Elections webpage: www.elections.alaska.gov.​

 


MOA Elections Vision: Increase voter turnout by engaging with the community in fair, accurate, and transparent elections. Ver. 1.0

MOA Elections Mission: We believe in fair, accurate, and accessible elections. In order to increase voter turnout, we serve and educate the community. By building and sustaining our relationships with voters, election workers, and others, we work to increase public participation in the democratic process of local government. Ver. 1.0

 

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