Election Information

Municipal elections are conducted each year on the first Tuesday in October. The Borough Clerk administers municipal elections for the Borough Mayor, Assembly, School Board and Interior Alaska Natural Gas Utility (IGU). The Assembly, School Board and IGU seats are at large, representing all citizens of the borough. Municipal Elections, by state statute, are non-partisan elections, free from party affiliation.

Municipal Elections include elections for the City of Fairbanks and City of North Pole. While these elections are administered by the Borough Clerk, information specific to the cities can be found on their respective websites. 

Non-Muni Edited FINAL 2022

Important Dates & Deadlines

Candidate Filing Opens - Candidate Qualifications and Declaration of Candidacy Monday, July 17, 2023, at 8 a.m.
Candidate Filing ClosesMonday, July 31, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Candidate Withdrawal DeadlineMonday, August 7, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Deadline For Voters To Register To Vote Or Update Registration (Online) - State of Alaska - Register or Update Voter RegistrationSunday, September 3, 2023
Early Voting - Location TBDBegins Monday, September 18, 2023
Absentee In-Person Voting
City of Fairbanks Clerk's Office at 800 Cushman Street, Fairbanks
City of North Pole Clerk's Office at 125 Snowman Lane, North Pole
Begins Monday, September 18, 2023, at 8 a.m. (Excluding Weekends)
By Mail Absentee Ballot Application DeadlineTuesday, September 26, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Electronic Absentee Ballot Application DeadlineMonday, October 2, 2023, at Noon
Absentee In-Person Voting EndsMonday, October 2, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Regular Municipal Election Day Polling Locations (PDF)Tuesday, October 3, 2023 Polls Open from 7 a.m. to 
8 p.m.

Questions? Email the Borough Clerk's Office or call the office at 907-459-1401.