The Division of Elections has a great website explaining Ranked Choice voting and how this new election system came to be. Please go to the link below to find this information as well as explanations on how to vote a ranked choice ballot, sample ballots so you can see what is coming and answers to frequently asked questions.

Alaska Division of Elections: Ranked Choice Voting:

If you have a new question, please call the Alaska Division of Elections so they may answer your question and add to the FAQ list for other Alaskans information.


  • You do not have to vote for more than one candidate.
  • Only vote for one candidate in each column.
  • You can only vote for a particular candidate one time.
  • Ask an election worker for help understanding the ballot, either at the polls or on the phone, if something is confusing.
  • If you make a mistake, ask an election worker for a replacement ballot.