23% of 18-29 year olds voted in the U.S. in 2023*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

The Alaska voter registration deadline is October 5, 2024. Voters can apply online, in-person, or by mailing a completed application.

Check Registration Status

Check your Alaska voter registration status here.



In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, be a resident of Alaska, be 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), and not be registered to vote in another state unless you are willing to cancel your registration in that state.

  • While you only need to be a resident of Alaska to register to vote, in order to vote you must be a resident of the state and of the election district that you seek to vote in for at least 30 days.
  • College students have a choice of whether they want to vote in Alaska or vote in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.


The deadline to register to vote in Alaska for the General Election is October 5, 2024.


Voter Registration Process

There are three methods of voter registration in Alaska: online registration, paper registration, or in-person at a Division of Elections Office.

  • Alaska automatically registers eligible individuals to vote when they apply for a Permanent Fund Dividend. The online voter registration form requires an Alaska driver’s license or state ID number.
  • Further voter registration information for Alaska can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 6, 2023.

Questions? Contact us here.

Alaska offers in-person, absentee, and early voting in the 2024 general election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

Anyone who is registered to vote may request a mail-in ballot without providing a reason. Click here to access Alaska’s absentee ballot application.

  • Your application for a mail-in ballot must be received 10 days before Election Day (October 29, 2022).
  • Mail-in ballots must be postmarked on or before 8 pm on Election Day in order to be counted.
  • Further absentee information for Alaska is listed here.
  • You must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License or State ID to register to vote by mail online.

Early Voting

Alaska offers early voting.

  • Early and in-person absentee voting begins 15 days prior (October 21, 2024) to Election Day at most in-person voting locations. Times and dates may vary based upon location. Links to early and in-person absentee voting locations will be available here approximately one month prior to Election Day.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.


Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7am-8pm.

  • Must present acceptable forms of ID such as: Voter ID card, driver’s license, state ID, military ID, passport, hunting or fishing license or other current or valid photo ID. If an election official knows the voter, the ID requirement may be waived, unless it is a first time voter who did not provide identification at the time of registering.
  • Further Alaska voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 6, 2023.

Questions? Contact us here.