Elections

Sample Ballot and Voter Information Pamphlet

The Sample Borough Ballot will be available September 14. It will show the candidate races and propositions that may be voted by the duly qualified Borough voters.

The Borough provides a neutral and informative Voter Information Pamphlet that will be available September 14. It will include the following information: General information about voting and voter registration; Polling place information; Absentee By-mail and by-fax; Early in-person voting;Voter Accessibility; Effects of ballot propositions on Borough taxpayers and citizens. 

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Voter Information Pamphlet

Elections Overview

The Borough Clerk's Office is responsible for administering all Borough elections. The regular Borough election is held on the first Tuesday in October of each year to elect members to the Borough Mayor, Assembly and School Board.  Propositions, as approved by the Assembly or by initiative petition, may also be included on the ballot.

The 2022 Regular Borough election will be held on Tuesday October 4, 2022.  Significant dates are provided in the October 4, 2022 Borough Election Timeline.

An overview of the October 4, 2022 Borough election, including races, propositions, and voting information, is provided in the


Voter Registration


In order to be a qualified voter of the Borough you must be registered to vote in State elections at a residence address in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough not less than 30 days prior to the election. Residents may register to vote at the Borough Clerk's Office and may also register or update voter information online using the State of Alaska's new online voter registration system at https://voterregistration.alaska.gov/

Voter registration is administered by the State Division of Elections.

Voting Precincts


For the convenience of the voters, the Borough has seven precincts with a designated polling place in each precinct.  The table below provides detailed information on the polling places.

  1. Polling Places
  2. Candidate Information
  3. Absentee Voting
  4. Accessibility Information
Precinct Location
Ketchikan No. 1
Gateway Recreation Center
601 Schoenbar Rd.
Ketchikan No. 2
The Plaza
2417 Tongass Avenue
Ketchikan No. 3
AMHS Ferry Terminal
3501 Tongass Avenue
North Tongass No. 1
North Tongass Fire Station 6
7550 North Tongass Hwy
North Tongass No. 2
North Tongass Fire Station 8
13110 North Tongass Hwy
Saxman
Saxman Community Center
2841 South Tongass Hwy
South Tongass
South Tongass Alliance Church
376 Old Homestead Road