November 8, 2022, General Election

Visit for additional information on important dates and deadlines for voting in the November 8 General Election.

The Alaska Democratic Party has endorsed candidates Mary Peltola (D), Les Gara & Jessica Cook (D), and Pat Chesbro (D) for the General Election. Rank these candidates first!

Click here for a list of State House candidates supported by ADP
Click here for a list of State Senate candidates supported by ADP

Vote From Home by Mail

To receive a ballot in the mail, the Division of Elections must receive your by-mail ballot application by October 29, 2022. Click on this link to submit an application through electronic submission, fax or mail.

Returning Ballot by Mail to the Division of Elections:
Ballot Postmarked Deadline (USPS): November 8, 2022

Ballots mailed within the U.S. and its territories must be received by November 18. Ballots mailed from overseas addresses must be received by November 23, 2022.

Deadline to Drop Off Ballot In-Person:
November 8, 2022

*** Don’t forget to sign your ballot and have a witness sign your ballot!***

Have you already completed an absentee ballot application? Check your application’s status and your ballot’s status at the My Voter Information webpage.

Ballots are mailed to active military members, spouses, dependents, and U.S. citizens temporarily or permanently living overseas beginning 45 days prior to each Primary and General Election Day. Ballots are mailed to voters who selected the advance ballot due to living, working, or traveling in remote Alaska or who may be traveling overseas beginning 45 days prior to each Primary and General Election Day. All other ballots are mailed to voters approximately 25 days prior to each Primary and General Election Day.

Voting In Person

Early Voting: October 24 – November 8

Locations subject to change

Voting In Person on Election Day: November 8

Polling locations, subject to change

Voting In Person: ID Summary
An ID is required to vote in Alaska, but that ID does not have to have a photo. If you don’t have your ID with you on Election Day or your address has changed, you may still vote by questioned ballot. Approved IDs include official voter registration card, Driver’s license, state or military ID, passport, Hunting or Fishing license, other current or valid photo ID, or – current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check, or other government documents with the voter’s name and address.

Voting In Person: Approved Forms of ID
Voter ID card, Driver’s license, State ID, Military ID, Passport, Hunting or Fishing license, or other current or valid photo ID. Current utility bill, paycheck, government check, bank statement, or government-issued document.

Voting Special Needs and by Electronic Submission
Beginning 15 days prior to each Election Day and remains open through Election Day.

Voting In Person: In-Person Absentee
Most voting in-person (including early in-person and in-person absentee) locations open beginning 15 days prior to each Election Day and remain open through November 8, 2022.

Voter Registration

Voter Registration Eligibility Requirements

To register, you must be:

  • A United States citizen.
  • An Alaska resident. * – At least 18 years of age or within 90 days of your 18th birthday.
  • Not be a convicted felon involving moral turpitude unless your voting rights have been restored.
  • Not be registered to vote in another state unless you are willing to cancel your registration in that state.
  • Have been a resident of the state and of the election district where you seek to vote for at least 30 days before an election.
  • Have registered to vote on or before the registration deadline; and are not registered to vote in any other jurisdiction.

*For voting purposes, you are considered an Alaska resident if you reside in the state and intend to remain a resident or, if you temporarily leave the state, you have the intention to return (Active military members, spouses, or dependents are exempt from the intent to return requirement).

Check your registration status at this link

Registration: Last Day to Register Online By
October 9, 2022, 5:00 PM. Register to vote at this link.

Registration: Last Day to Register by Mail
October 9, 2022, *applications must be postmarked by October 9.

Registration: Last Day to Register in Person By
October 9, 2022. The exact time registration will close will depend on the hours of the local Division of Elections office.

Registration: Same Day Registration Note
No same-day registration in non-presidential years. Registration must be completed 30 days before the election.

Sample Ballots: Find sample ballots here.