ALASKA

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DeADLINES TO NOTE

The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is 10 days before the election. Voters may request absentee ballots be delivered by electronic transmission up until 5 p.m. on Election Day. 

Your personal representative will return your voted ballot back to a voting location on or before 8:00 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on Election Day.

FROM THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE

  • If you are unable to go to the polls due to age, serious illness or a disability, you may have a personal representative pick up and deliver a ballot to you beginning 15 days before an election at any Absentee Early and In-Person Voting Location.

  • Or, your personal representative may pick up a special needs ballot on Election Day at your polling place.

  • Your personal representative can be anyone except a candidate for office in the election, your employer, an agent of your employer, or an officer or agent of your union.

  • For more detailed information about this option, visit our Special Needs Voting webpage or contact your Regional Elections Office.

STATE LAW

Alaska 

Alaska Stat. § 15.20.081

The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is 10 days before the election. Voters may request absentee ballots be delivered by electronic transmission up until 5 p.m. on Election Day. 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES

Your personal representative may pick up a ballot for you at any absentee voting location in your area starting 15 days before Election Day or at your polling place on Election Day.

Your personal representative may assist you in any step of the voting process and can be anyone except a candidate for office in the election, your employer, an agent of your employer, or an officer or agent of your union.

  • Your personal representative will complete step one of the special needs envelope with your name, their information and signature.

  • The election worker will then give your personal representative the special needs envelope, a ballot and a secrecy sleeve to deliver to you to vote.

  • You will vote your ballot, place the ballot in the secrecy sleeve and then secure it in the special needs envelope.

  • You will complete step two of the special needs envelope with your information and your personal representative will be your witness to your signature.

  • Your personal representative will return your voted ballot back to a voting location on or before 8:00 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on Election Day.

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