The Borough Clerk's Office is responsible for administering the local municipal elections. The regular Kodiak Island Borough election is held on the first Tuesday in October of each year to elect members to the Borough Mayor, Borough Assembly, School Board, and Service Area Boards. The 2023 Regular Borough Election will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. View the election calendar here.
The Kodiak Island Borough Voter's pamphlet is available in English or in the Filipino Language. The pamphlet contains important information such as election precincts, sample ballots, an absentee by-mail application, candidate information and statements, and proposition/question related information (if applicable).
In order to be a qualified voter of the Borough, you must be registered to vote at a residence in Kodiak not less than 30 days prior to the Election. Residents may register vote at the Borough Clerk's Office and you may also register or update your voter information at the State of Alaska Division of Elections website.
Voting Precincts and Polling Places
The precincts and polling places of the Kodiak Island Borough established by the State of Alaska are listed below: POLLING HOURS: The polling hours for the in-person voting precincts are from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.
|05/820 Kodiak Precinct No. 1||Harbor Master's Building, 402 West Marine Way|
|05/825 Kodiak Precinct No. 2||Teen Center, 410 Cedar Street|
|05/830 Mission Road||Bayside Fire Hall, 4606 E. Rezanof Dr.|
| 05/810 Bells Flats||Womens Bay Fire Hall, 538 Sargent Creek Rd.|
*By-Mail Precincts: The following were established as by-mail voting precincts per Assembly Resolution No. FY2023-07. The election for by-mail precincts is to be conducted by mail and that there will be no polling place open for regular in person voting on Election Day. The borough clerk will send a ballot to each person whose name appears on the official voter registration list prepared under AS 15.07.125.
|05/815||* Kodiak Island South Encompasses the City of Larsen Bay, City of Akhiok, and Karluk|
Voters may early vote in person from Monday, September 18 to Monday, October 2 in the Borough Assembly Chambers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Chiniak voters are welcome to early vote or drop off their ballots during the early voting period.
In the voting by-mail precincts, the borough clerk appointed election officials who are willing and able to serve as absentee voting officials to provide absentee voting in person and personal representative voting during the absentee voting period including the day of the election. Absentee voting is provided from Monday, September 18 up to and including the day of Election from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the following locations: