Deadline July 22 to register or change your registration, to be eligible to vote in the August 21 primary.
Candidates for Alaska Governor, Lt. Gov, U.S. House, 40 State House and 10 State Senate seats will compete in the primary election to become their party’s nominee in the November 6th general election. Registered voters have two ballot choices.
To vote the Republican Primary ballot you must be registered Republican, Nonpartisan or Undeclared.
Any registered voter may vote the combined Democratic, Libertarian, and Alaska Independence party ballot.
Sample ballots have been posted - see
Find out if you’re registered to vote and lookup your polling place location here: https://myvoterinformation.
Thousands of Alaskans are registering to vote or updating their voter registration using the new online voter registration system. Find it here: https://voterregistration.
Prefer to register in-person, by mail, by fax, or by email? …Voter registration form: http://www.elections.alaska.
Voter Registration home page: http://www.elections.alaska.
Alaska Primary Election – August 21, 2018
Voting will begin August 6.
Winners of the primary election from their recognized political party (Alaskan Independence Party, Alaska Democratic Party, Alaska Libertarian Party, and the Alaska Republican Party) will advance to the November 6th general election as their party’s nominee. Unaffiliated candidates will appear on the November 6general election ballots. For candidate contact and sample ballots see:
2018 Primary Election Candidate List – District Search
2018 General Election Candidate List (District Search)
2018 Primary Election Sample Ballots by District
Absentee and early voting home page
Important election dates for 2018
July 22: Deadline for voter registration to vote in the August 21 Primary.
August 6: Early, absentee in-person, special needs, and electronic submission voting begins
August 11: Deadline for absentee ballot applications requesting by-mail ballots to be received
August 20: Deadline for absentee ballot applications requesting electronic transmission ballots to be received
August 21: PRIMARY ELECTION DAY - Absentee by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before this date, and electronic transmission ballots must be received by 8 p.m. AST.
October 7: Last day to update voter registration or to register to vote in the general election
October 22: Early, absentee in-person, special needs, and electronic submission voting begins
October 27: Deadline for absentee ballot applications requesting by-mail ballots to be received
November 5: Deadline for absentee ballot applications requesting electronic transmission ballots to be received
November 6: GENERAL ELECTION DAY - Absentee by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before this date, and electronic transmission ballots must be received by 8 p.m. AST
*** Polls are open on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. AST***
Look for voter registration and absentee ballot request forms at processor shoreside plants where you see the UFA Vote While You Fish poster.