2024 Election Timeline

General Election day for Lake and Peninsula Local Election is Tuesday, October 1, 2024 to elect officials for the following offices:

·        Assembly Member, Seat B, District 1, 3 year term – currently held by Christina Salmon, Igiugig AK

·        Assembly Member, Seat E, District 2, 3 year term – currently held by Myra Olsen, Egegik AK

·        Assembly Member Member, Seat G, At Large, 3 year term – currently held by Glen R. Alsworth, Sr., Port Alsworth AK

·        School Board Member, Seat B, District 1, 3 year term – currently held by Harry Ricci, Kokhanok AK

·        School Board Member, Seat F, District 2, 3 year term – currently held by Gerda Kosbruk, Port Heiden AK

There will not be any polling places for this election. All voters in all communities in the Lake and Peninsula Borough will be voting entirely by mail.

Nominations Open

Nominations for 2024 Lake and Peninsula Borough Election Open. To register complete a nomination packet.

Notice of Election Issued

Notice of Intent to hold a October 1, 2024 Municipal Election is sent to Alaska Daily News and to each village for posting

Nominations Close

Nominations to be a candidate close 45 days prior to the election.

First Round of Ballots are Mailed to Registered Voters

All voters on the State of Alaska list of eligible voters in Lake and Peninsula Borough will be sent an ballot.

Last Day to Register to Vote

Voters must be registered 30 days prior to the election to be eligible to vote. Register to vote with the State of Alaska

Last Day to Withdraw Candidacy

Last day for a candidate to withdraw from the election race.

Ballots Mailed to Newly Registered Voters

Those voters who registered within the last 30 days who were not sent a ballot on August 30, 2024 will be mailed a ballot.


All ballots must be postmarked prior to or today. Ballots postmarked after October 1, 2024 will be questioned and the Canvass Committee will decide if they will be opened and counted.

All Ballots must be Received in the Clerk's Office

The Borough allows 42 days for ballots to be received in the Borough Clerk's office. Ballots received after this date will be questioned and given to the Canvass Committee to decide whether to open and count them.

Canvass Committee Meeting

Canvass Committee meets to consider questioned ballots and tally all ballots cast legally.

Letters sent to voters whose ballots were not counted

Those voters whose ballot was questioned and found to be deficient by the Canvass Committee will be sent letters explaining that their ballot was not opened or counted and why. These voters have 21 days to contest the exclusion of their ballot and/or to contest the election.

Deadline for voters to contest

Voters who chose to contest the election outcome or the exclusion of their ballot must notify the clerk no later than 21 days after the Canvass Committee meets.

Special Assembly Meeting

A special Assembly meeting is held to review the election results and consider the certification of the election. Once certified, all candidates are notified of the election outcome. Newly elected and re-elected members will be sworn in at the next meeting of their governing body.