Who Can Register and Who Can Vote

In order to register to vote in Alaska you must:

  • be a United States citizen;

  • be an Alaska resident;

  • be at least 18 years old or within 90 days of your 18th birthday;

  • not be a convicted felon, 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 the other state.

Determining residence for voting purposes:

  • For voting purposes, you are considered an Alaska resident if you reside in the state and intend to remain here or you leave with the intent to return.

A person may vote who:

  • is a United States citizen;

  • is 18 years of age;

  • has been a resident of the state and of the election district in which the person seeks to vote for at least 30 days before an election;

  • has registered to vote on or before the registration deadline; and

  • is not registered to vote in any other jurisdiction.