Elections


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 2022 Regular Borough Election will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. View the election calendar here

Voter's Pamphlet


You will find Kodiak Island Borough Voter's pamphlet here which is also available in the Filipino version. 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. 

Voter Registration


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.

 Precinct Number Location
 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.
 Precinct Number  Location
05/800 *Cape Chiniak
05/815 * Kodiak Island South Encompasses the City of Larsen Bay, City of Akhiok, and Karluk
05/835 *Old Harbor
05/840 * Ouzinkie
 05/845 *Port Lions

EARLY VOTING:

Voters may early vote in person from Monday, September 19 to Monday, October 3 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. 

ABSENTEE VOTING: 

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 19 up to and including the day of Election from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the following locations:

Precinct                      Absentee Voting Location               
Akhiok                          City Hall                                              
Old Harbor                   Tribal Office                                        
Larsen Bay                   City Hall                                              
Port Lions                    City Hall
Ouzinkie                      Tribal Office