How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Alaska

Alaska has closed primaries

Alaskans must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!

Register By

April 4 (2020)

Same-Day Registration Alaska has Same-Day Registration on April 4

Primary On

April 4 (2020)

Alaska Primary: Sat, April 4

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in Alaska and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

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Alaska Voter Information

Get Registered

Alaska has closed primaries — Alaskans must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!

Register as a democrat now!

Alaska has Same-Day Registration which allows you to register to vote at the primaries on Sat, April 4

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Id Requirement

When approaching the election worker table, you will be asked for identification by the precinct register worker such as: Voter ID card, driver’s license, state ID, military ID, passport, hunting or fishing license or other current or valid photo ID.
NOTE: If you do not have the one of the identifications listed above, you may present a current utility bill or paycheck, government check or bank statement or other government issued document.

Voter Workplace Protection

Paid time off, not required if employee has two consecutive hours available while polls are open at beginning or end of shift.

Early Voting

Vote Early in Alaska! Alaskans can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on April 4 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Alaska begins March 3 and ends on March 31.

Electronic voting will begin on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 and will close on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Absentee Ballots must be postmarked by March 24 in order to be counted.

Only 17?

You may still vote in Alaska's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

Become a Delegate for Bernie

Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?

How to become a delegate in Alaska

19 delegates – 9 district / 4 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs; 4 Superdelegates 

Important dates:

Primary: April 4, 2020

Precinct / House District Caucuses: April 18, 2020

State Party Convention: May 16, 2020

Alaska Superdelegates: Edward Wesley, Casey Steinau, Sheila A. Selkregg, Chuck Degnan 

Alaska Delegate Selection Plan 

Alaska Delegate Selection Plan – Summary

How to become a delegate for Bernie in Alaska:

April 18, 2020 – 10am to 12pm Each House District holds a Precinct/ House District Caucus to elect House District officers and Delegates to attend the State Party Convention

May 16, 2020: The Alaska Democratic Party State Convention is held in Fairbanks. The delegates from the Precinct/ House District Caucus select the National Delegates, Standing Committee members for the Credentials, Platform and Rules Committee, and the Delegation Chair. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Alaska Delegate Selection Plan is not online. There may be a filing requirement to become a candidate for delegate.  The deadline for filing would likely be the end of March, several weeks before the Precinct/ House District caucuses. You should check with the Alaska Democratic Party

PLEO Delegates: You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big-city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEOs.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Alaska you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/AlaskaForSanders

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