REGISTERING TO VOTE
You can register to vote in Alaska by going to the State of Alaska Division of Elections website at http://www.elections.alaska.gov/ or by completing the voter registration application in the City Clerk’s Office.
A person may register to vote if that person is:
- A citizen of the United States
- At least 18 years old or will be 18 years of age within 90 days of registering to vote
- A resident of Alaska
- Not a convicted felon, unless unconditionally discharged
- Not registered to vote in another state or cancels the registration in another state when completing an Alaska voter registration application
The following information must be provided on the voter registration application:
- Voter qualifications (see above)
- Former name, if your name has changed
- Alaska residence address
- Identifying information – provide at least one of the following
- Social Security number or last 4 digits
- Alaska Driver License number
- Alaska State Identification number
- Date of birth
- Out-of-state cancellation (applicants are required to cancel their voter registration in another state when registering to vote in Alaska)
Types of acceptable identification:
- Driver’s License
- State Identification Card
- Birth Certificate
- Hunting and Fishing License
- Other current or valid photo ID
When a person may register to vote
There is no required length of residency for voter registration in Alaska. People who move to Alaska may register immediately as long as they meet voter qualifications specified above and properly complete a registration application.
Applicants may register to vote up to 90 days before their 18th birthday. However, to be eligible to vote, they must be 18 years old on or before Election Day.
The voter registration deadline is 30 days before an election.