Official Election Pamphlet

Federal or State Office candidates

  • Your submission must be received by the Division of Elections no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2018 for the November 6, 2018 General Election.

  • If you are a candidate for federal office, a candidate for State Senate in Districts C, S or T or a candidate for State Representative in House Districts 06, 37, 38, 39 or 40 and would like your statement translated into appropriate Alaska Native Languages, you must submit your materials no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2018.

  • Your biographical and position statements must be typewritten and any words beyond the allotted word count will not be published.

  • Before completing and submitting your biographical and position statements, review the IMPORTANT NOTICE Official Election Pamphlet Information.

  • Electronic submission of your Candidate Checklist and Submission Documents is preferred. Save your documents as a .PDF and send as an email attachment to the Official Election Pamphlet staff.

Judicial Retention Candidates

  • Your submission must be received by the Division of Elections no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2018 for the November 6, 2018 General Election.

  • If you are a judicial retention candidate for Supreme Court, Court of Appeals or judicial districts 2, 3 or 4 and would like your statement translated into appropriate Alaska Native Languages, you must submit your materials no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2018.

  • Your biographical and position statements must be typewritten and any words beyond the allotted word count will not be published.

  • Before completing and submitting your biographical and position statements, review the IMPORTANT NOTICE Official Election Pamphlet Information.

  • Electronic submission of your Candidate Checklist and Submission Documents is preferred. Save your documents as a .PDF and send as an email attachment to the Official Election Pamphlet staff.

Recognized Political Parties

  • Your submission must be received by the Division of Elections no later than 5:00 p.m. Date To Be Determined for the November 6, 2018 General Election.

  • You may file a maximum of two pages of materials. Each page must be clearly identified with the words "paid for by" followed by the name of the political party, name of the state chairperson of the party and the name of the party treasurer.

  • Alaska Statutes 15.58.040 defines the requirements for submission of materials for the OEP.

  • Electronic submission of your materials is preferred. Email your documents as an attachment to the Official Election Pamphlet staff.

  • For additional information and requirements, please contact the Division of Elections, Director's office at 907-465-4611.

Official Election Pamphlet Information

  • Prior to each General Election, the Official Election Pamphlet (OEP) is distributed to all registered households in Alaska. The pamphlet contains information about candidates and issues appearing on the ballot. Candidates and recognized political parties must pay to appear in the OEP. The information submitted by candidates will be posted to the Division of Elections website prior to an election at which the candidate's name appears on the ballot.

  • The OEP is prepared following the guidelines outlined in Alaska Statutes 15.58.010 - 15.58.090 and Title 6 Alaska Administrative Code 25.690 and 25.700.