Office of the City Clerk

Office of the City Clerk

City and Borough of Juneau



The Regular Municipal Election will be held Tuesday, October 4, 2005.

At least 30 days published notice shall be given for any special election.

At any election, a qualified voter may vote an absentee ballot for any reason. An absentee ballot may be cast in person, or requested from the election official in writing, by application with the voter's signature.

By Mail:

Beginning on January 1 of each election year, a qualified voter entitled to cast an absentee ballot may file a written application for an absentee ballot by mail with the election official. Application for a by-mail ballot must be received in the office of the election official not less than seven days before the election for which the absentee ballot is sought. For the 2005 Regular Election, applications for by-mail ballots must be received in the Municipal Clerk's office no later than Tuesday, September 27, 2005.

Click Here for an Absentee-by-Mail Ballot Application Form.

If you have any difficulty with this form, please contact:

Municipal Clerk's Office at City Hall - 155 S. Seward Street, Juneau, AK.
(907) 586-5278 phone
(907) 586-4552 fax

It is not necessary to complete an absentee ballot application form to apply for a ballot. Voters are allowed to request a ballot by submitting a written request.

The written request must contain:

  • the voter's full name, including any initials or suffix
  • a residence address in Juneau (NOT a P.O. Box, but the physical description of where the voter resides, for example - street name and house number, trailer park name and space number; or Boat Harbor name and slip number...)
  • the address where the ballot should be mailed
  • for identification purposes: the last four digits of the voter's social security number, the birth year, or the voter's voter number which appears on the voters card.
  • the voter must also sign and date the request
  • please include a contact phone number.

In-Person Absentee Voting:

A qualified voter may vote absentee in-person on or after the 15th day before an election up to and including the election day.

A qualified voter may vote absentee in person at the following locations:

Mendenhall Mall
Monday, September 19 - Friday, September 23, &
Monday, September 26 - Friday, September 30, & Monday, October 3, 2005:
10 am - 2 pm and 3 pm - 6:30 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays, September 24 & 25, October 1 & 2:
Noon - 4 p.m.


City Hall Assembly Chambers
Monday, September 19 - Friday, September 23, &
Monday, September 26 - Friday, September 30, & Monday, October 3, 2005:
8 am - 4:30 p.m.

By Fax:

Fax voting is a method to allow voters to cast a ballot when a by-mail ballot is not a possibility. A qualified voter may vote by fax beginning 15 days before and through the close of the polls on election day. The voter must submit a written request for a fax ballot to the election official's office no later than 5:00 p.m. the day before election day. An absentee ballot that is completed and returned by fax must contain the following statement: "I understand that by using fax transmission to return my marked ballot, I am voluntarily waiving a portion of my right to a secret ballot to the extent necessary to process my ballot, but expect that my vote will be held as confidential as possible."

A Fax Ballot Application form is available from the election official 15 days before the election. To receive an application for a faxed ballot, please contact the Election Official at (907) 586-5278, or send an email to:

The signed application for a fax ballot must be received in the City Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2005. When a completed application for a faxed ballot has been received, a ballot will be faxed, along with instructions for marking and submitting the voted faxed ballot.


Personal Representative Voting:

A qualified voter who is unable to go to the polling place on election day due to age, illness or disability, may appoint a personal representative to obtain a ballot for the voter on or after the 15th day before an election, up to and including election day. Persons who are ill or unable to go to the polls, who still wish to vote and have not chosen one of the methods above, may contact the Clerk's Office to make arrangements for an absentee ballot by personal representative.

For additional assistance regarding any Municipal Election, please do not hesitate to contact:

CBJ Clerks Office, 155 South Seward Street, Room 201, Juneau, AK 99801
Telephone: (907)586-5278 FAX: (907)586-4552 TDD: (907)586-5351 or via e-mail: