How To Run For Office In Alaska

Each state has its own set of rules and regulations that would-be candidates must comply with in order to appear on a ballot for political office. Below you would find some helpful resources, information, and links on running for office in the State of Alaska.

There are three ways for a would-be candidate to get their name on a ballot in the State of Alaska. You can join a major political party, run as an independent, or run as a write-in candidate. The following link goes into more detail on the process of becoming a political candidate in the State of Alaska. Learn More

Term Limits In Alaska

Governor – No more than two consecutive terms
Lieutenant Governor – No more than two consecutive terms
State Senator – No limit
State Representative – No limit

Filing Deadline: 6/1/2020

For more information contact:

Alaska Division of Elections

Telephone: 907-465-4611

240 Main Street, Fourth Floor Juneau, Alaska 99801

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