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Today is Election Day, polls open 7 am to 8 pm

October 1, 2019 – News

Today is Election Day. Polls opened at 7 a.m. this morning and close at 8 p.m. tonight.

Here’s the list of polling locations: https://bit.ly/2n4eCUP

You can also call the State of Alaska Polling Place Locator at 1-888-383-8683, enter your Social Security Number or your voter number when prompted, and you will be told where your polling place is located. Keep in mind that people can vote a ballot at any poll that is convenient for them, but their name will only be on the register of their own polling place.

Don’t be surprised at the poll. Here’s a sample ballot: bit.ly/2LeIl5q
Learn about the ballot propositions in the Voter Pamphlet: bit.ly/2lLaacy
And learn about the candidates in their Official Candidate Statements: bit.ly/31mYmfY

Election Central will be at City Hall tonight in Assembly Chambers starting around 7:30 p.m. Preliminary results start coming in a few minutes after 8 p.m.

“I would remind voters to never think that it is a waste of time to cast a ballot because EVERY SINGLE VOTE makes a difference,” said Municipal Clerk/Election Official Beth McEwen.

Following Election Day, here’s what happens after:

October 4 – Counting Questioned & Absentee Ballots, Assembly Chambers, Time TBA

October 8 – Canvass Board Election Certification, Location & Time TBA
Last Day to Contest the Election (must be filed before completion or during review of election returns)

October 10 – Last Day to request a Recount

October 14 – Reorganization of the New Assembly will take place at the Regular Assembly meeting including recognition of outgoing Assembly member Mary Becker

October 18 – Last Day to file for Judicial Review of Election in Superior Court