Media Information Packets

About the Media Packet

The Media Packet is prepared prior to each Primary, General and Special Election for the media to use while reporting results on election night. It contains:

  • Teleconference dates, election contact information, important dates, voting information, voter eligibility and language assistance.

  • What's on the ballot, primary election ballot choices, sample ballots, house and senate district designations, reading the election results with sample results, and early, absentee and questioned ballot information and counting schedule.

  • Alaska's ballot count method, optical scan and hand count precincts, election security, Alaska's primary election history, election voter turnout, election recount information and frequently asked questions.