Election Information

Municipal elections are conducted each year on the first Tuesday in October. The Borough Clerk administers municipal elections for the Borough Mayor, Assembly, School Board and Interior Alaska Natural Gas Utility (IGU). The Assembly, School Board and IGU seats are at large, representing all citizens of the borough. Municipal Elections, by state statute, are non-partisan elections, free from party affiliation.

Municipal Elections include elections for the City of Fairbanks and City of North Pole. While these elections are administered by the Borough Clerk, information specific to the cities can be found on their respective websites. 

Non-Muni Edited FINAL 2022

Official Candidate List

View the Official Candidate List (PDF) for the October 3, 2023 Regular Municipal Election. 

Candidate Pamphlet - Biographical Information and Non-Partisan Position Statements

View the online Candidate Pamphlet (PDF). 

FNSB Proposition 1

Expanding Health and Social Service Powers

“Shall the Fairbanks North Star Borough exercise on an areawide basis additional health and social service powers to expend opioid settlements funds to provide grants to local providers for opioid remediation?”

Ordinance No. 2023-19 Adopted by the Assembly on April 13, 2023 (PDF)

FNSB Proposition 2

Exempting From Taxation Farm Structures Used Exclusively for Farming Activity

“Shall the Fairbanks North Star Borough exempt from taxation farm structures used exclusively for farming activity, as permitted by state law and as described in Ordinance No. 2023-34?”

Ordinance No. 2023-34 Adopted by the Assembly on June 22, 2023 (PDF)

Important Dates & Deadlines

Candidate Filing Opens - Candidate Qualifications and Declaration of Candidacy Monday, July 17, 2023, at 8 a.m.
Candidate Filing ClosesMonday, July 31, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Candidate Withdrawal DeadlineMonday, August 7, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Deadline For Voters To Register To Vote Or Update Registration (Online) - State of Alaska - Register or Update Voter RegistrationSunday, September 3, 2023
Early Voting 
Shopper's Forum Mall at 1255 Airport Way, Fairbanks
*This location will transition to an absentee in-person voting location Friday, September 29th and Monday, October 2nd.*
Begins Monday, September 18, 2023
Ends Thursday, September 28, 2023
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, September 23, 2023 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 24, 2023 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Absentee In-Person Voting
City of Fairbanks Clerk's Office at 800 Cushman Street, Fairbanks
City of North Pole Clerk's Office at 125 Snowman Lane, North Pole
Begins Monday, September 18, 2023, at 8 a.m. (Excluding Weekends)
By Mail Absentee Ballot Application DeadlineTuesday, September 26, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Electronic Absentee Ballot Application DeadlineMonday, October 2, 2023, at Noon
Absentee In-Person Voting EndsMonday, October 2, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Regular Municipal Election Day Polling Locations (PDF)Tuesday, October 3, 2023 Polls Open from 7 a.m. to 
8 p.m.

Questions? Email the Borough Clerk's Office or call the office at 907-459-1401.