Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA) Candidate Filing Forms and Information

Forms, Processes and Qualifications for Office

  • To determine what REAA seats are up for election, visit our seats available webpage.

  • To file as a REAA candidate, your Declaration of Candidacy for the October 03, 2017 REAA Election must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 4, 2017 . You may print and complete the Declaration of Candidacy form following the instructions provided or, you may request the form and instructions through any Regional Elections Office or through your REAA School Superintendent's office.

  • To run as a write-in candidate, you must file a Letter of Intent-REAA with the Division of Elections no later than 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 28, 2017 for the REAA Election.

  • Visit our Qualifications for Holding Office website for more information. Candidates wanting to file for a seat on a REAA school board must meet specific residency and registration requirements in order to file for that seat.

Methods for Filing Your Candidacy Paperwork

  • By-mail: A declaration sent by mail must be postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 4, 2017 for the October 03, 2017 REAA Election and must be received by the close of business within 10 days of the postmark. Declarations may be mailed to: Division of Elections, PO Box 110017, Juneau, AK 99811-0017 or any Regional Elections Office.

  • By-fax: A Declaration of Candidacy may be faxed to 1-907-465-3203 and must be received by the Division of Elections or Regional Elections Office no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 4, 2017 for the October 03, 2017 REAA Election.

  • In person: A declaration may be delivered in person to any Division of Elections Office no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 4, 2017 for the October 03, 2017 REAA Election.

If you have questions regarding filing for office, you may call the Director's Office at 907-465-4611 or 1-866-952-8683 (toll free within the U.S.).