Absentee Voting for the October 4, 2016, Regular Election
Absentee By-Mail Voting
Any registered voter of the Borough may apply for a ballot to be mailed to them by submitting an Absentee By-Mail Ballot Application not later than seven days prior to Election Day. Please note: the Borough's absentee by-mail application is separate from that of the State Division of Elections and you must visit the Division of Elections website for information on its absentee voting options for the 2016 Primary and General Elections.
Please apply early to receive your Borough ballot in a timely manner. Carefully complete all sections of the application and sign. Omissions or errors may cause a delay in ballot mailing. You must sign your application. No one can sign for you.
Completed applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to the Borough Clerk's Office at 350 E. Dahlia Avenue, Palmer, AK 99645, or faxed to 907-861-7845. The application deadline for the October 4, 2016, regular election is September 27, 2016.
Once the ballots are ready for distribution and upon the timely receipt of an absentee by-mail ballot application, an official ballot and voting material will be mailed to the applicant at the ballot mailing address given on the application..
When you receive your ballot, carefully follow all instructions to ensure that your ballot is properly cast. In order to qualify for counting, absentee by-mail ballot envelopes must be postmarked by Election Day, Tuesday, October 4, 2016, and received in the Borough Clerk's Office no later than October 7, 2016.
If you choose to hand-deliver your ballot it must be returned to a Borough election official by 8 p.m. on Election Day.
Absentee In-Person Voting
Absentee In-Person Voting will begin on Monday, September 19, 2016, and continue through Election Day, Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at various locations around the Borough.
Information on voting sites and hours of operation, will be posted in the coming months. In the meantime, the Voting Locations tab above contains precinct information, or if you have questions, please call 907-861-8683.