Accessibility Assistance Information

Assistance by a Person

  • You may have assistance during any stage of the electoral process. You may have a person of your choice provide assistance to you as long as that person is not a candidate, your employer, agent of your employer, or agent of your union.

  • You may request assistance from an election worker at any voting location.

  • The person you choose can help you in completing forms, reading voting materials and go into the voting booth with you to assist you in casting your ballot.

Registration

  • If you need assistance with completing the registration application, you may have a person of your choice provide assistance.

  • You you may contact the Division of Elections for assistance or use the TTY telecommunications device by calling (907) 465-3020.

Accessible Polling Places

  • The Division of Elections conducts surveys of statewide polling places to check for ADA compliance. We make every effort to ensure polling places are accessible to all Alaskans.

  • This sometimes includes temporary solutions, such as portable ramps, door knob converters, ballot call doorbells for those who need assistance gaining entry to the polling place, and temporary van-accessible parking spots.

  • Inside the polling place, the Division of Elections provides magnifying viewers for the visually impaired and touch screen voting units equipped with magnified text and audio ballots.

  • To locate your polling place, call 1-888-383-8683, or in Anchorage call 907-269-8683 or look up your voting record to obtain your polling place location using our My Voter Information online option.

Outreach

  • The Division of Elections provides registrar training and/or voter outreach to a variety of community agencies, such as the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Access Alaska, Southeast Alaska Independent Living and Alaska State Independent Living Council.