Alaska elections, 2013
Alaska election information for 2013 is listed below.
|On the 2013 ballot|
Exceptions include special elections.
Find current election news and links here.
Voting in Alaska
- See also: Voting in Alaska
Important voting information
- Alaska uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
- The deadline for registration is 30 days before the election.
- As of January 2015, Alaska is one of the 30 states that have not implemented full online voter registration.
- See also: Absentee voting by state
For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Alaska, please visit our absentee voting by state page.
- See also: Early voting
Alaska is one of 33 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins 15 days before an election and ends on election day. The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.
Elections Performance Index
Alaska ranked 19th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Alaska received an overall score of 67 percent.
State of Alaska
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Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Comptroller | Commissioner of the Department of Revenue | Commissioner of Education | Director of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Natural Resources | Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development | Regulatory Commission |