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Don't wait! There are mere days left for you to drop off your ballot or vote early (in person or on Election Day) if you are able. Your voice matters!

How to Vote This Year

In 2020, here's what you need to know about how to vote in Alaska:

  • You can request an absentee ballot and vote by mail 
  • Alaska law allows voters to cast an absentee ballot for any reason
  • Only voters over 65 years old will be automatically mailed an application for a mail-in ballot

Important Dates

October 4

Deadline to register to vote or update registration.

October 19

Absentee in person voting begins.

October 24

Deadline for absentee ballot application to be received by mail.

November 2

Deadline for absentee application to be received online (5:00 p.m. Alaska Time).

November 3

Election Day!

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Alaska Time.

Mail-in-ballots must be postmarked by Election Day.

Deadline for absentee ballots by fax or online to be received (8:00 p.m. Alaska Time).

Make a plan to vote

Are you voting by mail or in-person?

If you're voting by mail, have you applied for an absentee ballot?

Do you know who you're voting for?

If you're voting in-person, do you know where your polling place is and how you are getting there?

When are you voting? Are you voting early or on Election Day?

Register to vote

Get an Absentee/Mail In Ballot

Check Your Registration Status

More Information


See all of the PPVNH endorsed candidates in Alaska for the 2020 General Election.

Alaska Division of Elections

Have questions? Get more information from the Alaska Division of Elections.

Pledge to Vote

Pledge to vote this November so we can make sure our voices are heard and can take back our power.