Updated October 6, 2020, at 10:06 p.m.
Palmer Precincts are now closed. Thank you, Palmer, for voting and letting your voice be heard!
The Canvass Board is scheduled to meet on October 7, 8, and 9, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. each day in Palmer City Hall (231 W. Evergreen) to review Absentee, Early, Questioned, and Special Needs ballots. The Palmer City Council is scheduled to certify the election results on Monday, October 12, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in Palmer City Hall Council Chambers.
The Canvass Board is scheduled to meet on October 7, 8, & 9, beginning at 2:00 p.m. each day, in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 231 W. Evergreen Avenue.
The Canvass Board's purpose is to verify the information on the ballot envelope against the official voter registration record to determine whether to fully count, partially count, or reject a questioned ballot. Within 30 days following certification of the election, a written notice informing the voter if the ballot was rejected or partially rejected will be mailed. Please note, a ballot was counted if no notice was received.
Questions? If you have questions regarding the City ballot, contact the City Clerk’s Office by phone at (907) 761-1301 or in writing and mail to City Clerk's Office, 231 W. Evergreen Avenue, Palmer, AK 99645
Palmer Precincts will be open on Election Day for the City of Palmer residents to vote on Council Member seats. If your voting location is at Precinct 11-070 (Mat-Su Borough Assembly Chambers) or Precinct 11-075 (Mat-Su Borough Gym), please cast your ballot and make sure your voice is heard! If you are a city of Palmer resident, you will only be voting a City of Palmer ballot this year.
The following information on the upcoming Regular City Election will be posted as information becomes available:
All candidates' names are arranged in alphabetical order by last name.
Council Member (Two Seats for Three-Year Terms)
The City's ballot includes four ballot propositions. Legislation for each are available below:
Proposition P-1:This proposition was initiated by the citizen referendum process. A petition was circulated and enough signatures were obtained for this referendum to be placed on the ballot.
Proposition P-2:This proposition is referred to the electorate by the Council and would allow the city to set fines up to $1,000.00, which follows the Alaska Statute limit.
Proposition P-3:This proposition was referred to the electorate by the Council and would enact term limits.
Proposition P-4:This proposition was referred to the elctorate by the Council and is regarding a Utility Revenue Bond for the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
For more information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (907) 761-1301.
There are several ways you can vote in the October election.
Voting precincts are set by the State of Alaska and reviewed every ten years after the Census. The City of Palmer has two precincts and are located at:
For the Voting Precinct Map, click here.
For questions regarding your voter registration and your voting location, please go to the State of Alaska Division of Election's website by clicking here or calling (907) 373-8952.
The deadline for registering to vote in the City of Palmer Regular Election is September 6, 2020. You may register to vote or update your voter information by one of the following:
Voter Qualifications is in the Palmer Municipal Code (PMC 18.10.010) stating a person who meets all of the following requirements may vote at any city election: