The City offers several different methods to vote. You may vote one of the following ways:
Will you be away from the City on Election Day? Vote early. Early Voting begins two weeks preceding Election Day and continues through 5:00 p.m. the day before Election Day. The early voting location is at the:
To vote from the convenience of your home, you may apply for a ballot to be mailed to you by filing an Absentee Ballot Application after the first of the year in which the election is to be held.
The request for an absentee ballot must be received by the Clerk’s Office not later than 7 days preceding Election Day (Tuesday prior).
Please complete your Absentee Ballot Application request carefully and return it to the Palmer City Clerk’s Office promptly to allow time for processing. An incomplete request or a mail delay could prevent you from receiving your ballot on time. If after you have submitted your request, your address changes, contact the Palmer City Clerk immediately. Ballots will NOT be forwarded if they are returned as undeliverable.
You can download the application by clicking here.
Special needs voting by the personal representative is available to any voter who cannot vote in person due to age, illness, or disability. Please contact the Clerk's Office at 761-1301 for further information.
As a City resident, you may vote at your designated polling place on Election Day. The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Here are some things you can expect during the election process:
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.
Questioned Voting Process. If your name does not appear on the precinct register, you do not have identification, or your qualifications to vote have been questioned, you may vote a questioned ballot. When voting a questioned ballot, please be aware of the following: