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The Borough Clerk's Office is responsible for planning and administering Borough elections. Regular elections are held annually on the first Tuesday in October.
Special elections and mayoral run-off elections may be scheduled in accordance with Borough code.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough will hold its next regular election on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.
Voter Registration Contacts
AddressAlaska State Division of Elections
North Fork Professional Bldg. B, Suite 102
1700 E. Bogard Road
Are you registered to vote?
In order for your vote to be counted for any regular Borough election, you MUST be registered 30-days prior to the election. Updates to your voter registration also fall under this deadline. Please register to vote or update your voter information prior to the deadline to be eligible to vote or have your vote count.
The deadline to qualify to vote in the 2019 Regular Borough Election will be Sunday, October 6, 2019.
Voter registration applications are available online from the Alaska State Division of Elections at www.elections.alaska.gov, or you may register to vote at Alaska State Division of Elections office or the MSB Clerk's office. Voter registration applications are also available at the both locations as well as City Clerk's Offices in Houston, Palmer, and Wasilla.
A person may vote in a Borough election only if the person:
- is qualified to vote in State elections under AS 15.05.010;
- has been a resident of the Borough for 30 days immediately preceding the election;
- is registered to vote in State elections at a residence address within the Borough at least 30 days before the Borough election at which the person seeks to vote;and
- is not disqualified under Article V of the State Constitution.
Election Officials Wanted
Are you interested in serving as an Election Official for the next Borough election?
The Borough Clerk's Office is always looking for dependable workers for our elections. If you are interested in applying to serve as an election worker for the upcoming election, please apply using the application above.
Applications are also available by contacting the Borough Clerk’s Office at 861-8683. In order to serve, you must be a registered voter of the Borough. Training and compensation are provided.
Candidate InformationThere are currently no documents of this type.
The Borough Assembly and School Board District seats that will be up for election on the 2019 ballot will be provided at a later date.
Any person is eligible for Borough office if the person is a qualified voter of the Borough and meets State and Borough requirements for the office. Candidates for Assembly seats shall reside in the Borough and in the Assembly District for which they file and meet the requirements of MSB 2.12.030. Candidates for the School Board seats shall reside in the Borough and within the Assembly District boundaries for which they file (MSB 19.04). Candidates shall provide proof that they are eligible, or shall be eligible by the date of the election, to be recognized as a candidate for any election.
Absentee VotingThere are currently no documents of this type.
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 Alaska State Division of Elections absentee voting process.
Things applicants need to know about the process:
- Apply early to receive your Borough ballot in a timely manner
- Carefully complete all sections of the application
- Omissions or errors may cause a delay in ballot mailing
- Application MUST contain the applicant's signature; no one else may sign for you!
Applications for the 2019 regular election will be available in early January. The application deadline for the 2019 regular election will be provided at a later date. Completed and signed applications may be mailed to or hand-delivered at the Borough Clerk's Office, or may be faxed to 907-861-7845.
Once the ballots are ready for distribution and upon the timely receipt of an application, the official ballot and voting material will be mailed to the applicant at the ballot mailing address provided on the application. Upon receiving the ballot, applicants need to carefully follow all instructions to ensure that the ballot is properly cast.
In order to qualify for counting, mailed ballot envelopes must be postmarked by Election Day, and received in the Borough Clerk's Office no later than 5 p.m. three calendar days after the election. Hand-delivered ballots must be returned to a Borough election official by 8 p.m. on Election Day.
Absentee In-Person Voting
Absentee In-Person voting information will be made available close to the next election date.The Voting Locations link contains precinct information, or if you have questions, please call 907-861-8683.
The precincts and polling places for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are on the Polling Places & Precincts Page. The polls are open on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
If you don't know your assigned polling place, you may find it online by using the Alaska State Division of Elections Online Polling Place Locator, or contact the Alaska State Division of Elections at 1-888-383-8683 (toll free), or the Borough Clerk's Office at 907-861-8683.
Initiative and Referendums
PropositionsThere are currently no documents of this type.
There are currently no propositions on the ballot. For the full language of the ordinance placing these propositions on the ballot, please select the proposition link provided.
These are the results for the last ten Borough elections. Click view all to see all elections back to 1964.