Alaska officials hope to avoid confusion over new vote-by-mail system in 2018
June 21, 2018
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Officials with the state and with Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage, hope to avoid any confusion about voting in this year’s primary and general elections.
Anchorage has moved to a vote-by-mail system for its local elections.
However, the state has not gone that route and will conduct the Aug. 21 primary and Nov. 6 general elections as normal.
That typically means voting in person. However, a voter also can request an absentee ballot, which can be returned in the mail one of the options the state offers for casting ballots.
Samantha Miller, communications manager...