Filing for Anchorage elected office starts at 8 am on Jan. 14 and will end at 5 pm, Jan. 28.
Seats to be decided on by voters during the April 5 election include Assembly Seat A – Eagle River/Chugiak; Assembly Seat D – West Anchorage; Assembly Seat F – Midtown; Assembly Seat H – East Anchorage; Assembly Seat J – South Anchorage; School Board Seat A; School Board Seat B; and various Service Area Board of Supervisor seats. The entire list of offices that will be on the ballot is posted at muni.org/elections/candidates.
Candidate filing forms are available at muni.org/elections. Forms are also available at the Anchorage Election Center, 619 E. Ship Creek Avenue, Door D, and at the Municipal Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 632 West 6th Ave., Suite 250, where the forms will be found in the hallway.
During the filing period, candidates may file at the Election Center, or may make an appointment to file at the Clerk’s Office by calling 907-243-VOTE (8683). Candidates may also return their filing paperwork by email ([email protected]) or fax (907-343-4313). Note that Anchorage Municipal offices are closed Monday, Jan. 17, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
The Clerk’s Office advises that names will be drawn to determine the order that candidates will be listed on the ballot. On Thursday, January 13, 2022, at 1:00 p.m., the public is invited to witness the random drawing of letters of the alphabet by the Municipal Clerk’s Office of Elections. The drawing will take place in the MOA Election Center, 619 E. Ship Creek Avenue, Door D, Anchorage, AK 99501.
The April 5, 2022 Regular Municipal Election is a mail-in only voting system and registered voters will be mailed a ballot packet at least 21 days before the end of the election.
“Voters will have the opportunity to study the ballot with trusted resources, mark their choices, read and sign the voter declaration, and return their ballot by placing it in one of 18 secure drop boxes, bringing it to an Anchorage Vote Center, or sending it through the US Mail with first-class postage,” the Clerk’s Office advised.