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Alaska voter registration guide

Alaska voter registration deadlines

  • Register to vote (online): Received by October 4, 2020
  • Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked by October 3, 2020
  • Register to vote (in person): Received by November 3, 2020

Check your Alaska voter registration status

  • If you can't remember if you're registered to vote, or you want to make sure your information is correct, you can check your Alaska registration using the Alaska voter registration lookup tool.
  • If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.

Alaska voter registration rules

To register in Alaska you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States;
  • be at least 18 years old within 90 days of completing your registration;
  • be a resident of Alaska for at least 30 days just before the election;
  • not have been convicted for certain crimes. If you have been convicted of a disqualifying felony, you must have completed your sentence, including probation and parole to register to vote. More information on the types of crimes that do not allow people to vote can be found here: https://campaignlegal.org/restoreyourvote; and
  • not be registered to vote in another state.

Register to vote online in Alaska

  • Alaska voters must include their Alaska driver's license number or state ID number and the last 4 digits of their social security number with their online voter registration application.
  • Visit the Alaska online voter registration tool.
  • Fill out all the required fields.
  • You will be registered to vote as soon as you finish the workflow.
  • You should receive your voter registration card in the mail within 2-3 weeks. If not, you might want to follow up with your Local Election Office.
  • The deadline to register to vote online is received by October 4, 2020.

Register to vote by mail in Alaska

  1. Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Box 6 - ID Number: Enter your Alaska driver’s license or Alaska State Identification card number. If you don't have one, enter the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you don't have any of these numbers, write “NONE” in the box.
  3. Box 7 - Choice of Party: Alaska has a closed primary system. If you do not register for a political party, you will not be able to vote in that party's primary.
  4. Box 8 - Race or Ethnic Group: Leave blank.
  5. Print, date, and sign the form. If you do not have a printer, you can print the form out at any local library. If you do not have a stamp, you can buy one from any grocery store: just ask the cashier to sell you one.
  6. Mail your voter registration form to the mailing address below. For faster delivery, send the form directly to your Local Election Office.
  7. Your voter registration form must be postmarked by October 3, 2020

Register to vote in person in Alaska

  1. Contact your Local Election Office to find where to register to vote in person.
  2. Alaska voters must provide their Alaska driver's license number, state ID number, or the last four digits of their social security number with their voter registration application. Voters must also physically show valid ID, such as their driver's license or birth certificate.

Local Election Office

Contact your Local Election Office if you have questions about Alaska voter registration.

Statewide election office

This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Alaska elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.

Division of Elections  
State of Alaska  
PO Box 110017  
Juneau, AK 99811‐0017