Alaska Election Security FAQ

Cyber scans on state election systems have been in the news lately.

Division of Elections Language Summit

The Division of elections is proud to host its first ever Language Summit. The Summit will take place in Anchorage on March 19 and 20, 2018. The goals of the Summit are:

  • Inform, educate, provide language assistance training
  • Strengthen relationships with Alaska Native organizations and communities
  • Nurture collaboration and understanding
  • Prepare and strengthen bilingual workers' skills so Alaska may succeed in 2018 election cycle
  • Receive input from attendees
  • Enhance Best Practices

The Language Summit is an opportunity to learn about the Voting Rights mandates and what they mean for Alaska. It is also an opportunity to learn about the different efforts across the state to preserve and revitalize Alaska Native languages. This is a great opportunity for everyone to connect with one another and find ways to collaborate. Division staff will also provide information on the nuts and bolts of the election process and how you can be a part of the election cycle.
Please sign up soon as space is limited. For more information contact Indra Arriaga,, 907.952.1959

Meeting Of The Elections Policy Work Group

The Elections Policy Work Group met in Juneau on Tuesday, January 30th. Click here to see what information the group discussed.

2018 Ballot Initiatives

View the status of the current ballot initiative(s)

  • 17AKGA - Click here for FINAL Petition Signature Report.
  • 17FSH2 - Click here for FINAL Petition Signature Report.

PFD Automatic Voter Registration

Information about the voter approved Ballot Measure 1 (15PFVR) which will automatically register eligible individuals to vote when they apply for a Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) can now be found here or you can view some frequently asked questions.

Voter Assistance

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Disabled Voter Assistance

Find accessible versions of forms and applications, audio versions of ballot measures and candidate statements, and voter registration and informational videos with ASL interpretation.

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Language Assistance

Information about the language assistance program and election information in Tagalog, Spanish, Yup’ik, Siberian Yupik, Iñupiaq/Inupiaq, Koyukon Athabascan, and Gwich’in Athabascan

Election Calendar

3.26 2018

Seward's Day - Offices closed

4.1 2018

Easter Sunday

4.3 2018

Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) regular election

4.13 2018

Request sent to political parties to provide names for State Review Board Members


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