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Ranked choice voting, explained
Alaska voters selected an open primary and a ranked choice election system in 2020. This year will be the first time Alaskans will vote with the new system. We teamed up with the Anchorage Daily News to explain how it will work.
- August 1 – Early and in-person absentee voting begins for primary election (and special general election)
- August 6 – Deadline to request absentee mail-in ballot for primary election (and special general election)
- August 16 – Regular primary election day (and special general election)
- October 9 – Voter Registration Deadline
- October 24 – In-person, special needs and electronic voting begins
- October 29 – Early and in-person absentee voting begins for general election
- October 29 – Deadline to request absentee ballot
- November 8 – General election day
- November 23 – Ranked choice vote tabulation
- November 29 – Target date to certify the election