Alaska Lieutenant Governor

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Next Election

Nov 03, 2020

Filing Window

Oct 01, 2019 - Jun 01, 2020


The Lieutenant Governor of the State of Alaska is an elected constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the executive branch and the first officer in line to succeed the Governor of Alaska. The lieutenant governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms. The same individual may not be elected lieutenant governor again until one complete four-year term has passed. The lieutenant governor has jurisdiction over state election laws, ensuring uniform implementation throughout the state. This includes local and regional elections in the unorganized borough. The lieutenant governor also qualifies statewide and state district candidates and ballot initiatives, and publishes the official state voter-information pamphlet. He is also responsible for registration record of 400,000 Alaskans. Other duties include: Oversight of the Division of Elections; Oversight, review and filing of Administrative Regulations; Commissioning and Oversight of Alaska's Notaries Public; Oversight of the use of the State of Alaska Seal, Publishing and distribution of the Alaska Constitution. The salary for this office is $115,000/year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the State of Alaska Division of Elections office to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Inquire as to whether the position has a primary election before the general election and other important information. 2) Obtain and complete the required filing papers and submit the required filing papers to the Alaska Division of Elections office. These filing papers include the Filing Notification, Nominating Petition, Subscribers forms and a Financial Disclosure Statement. 3) Submit the required filing papers by June 1st, 2020 (This deadline always falls on June 1st, unless June 1st falls on a weekend, then the filing deadline is the Monday following June 1st). If you have any questions please contact the Alaska Division of Elections office by phone at (866) 952-8683. For more information see: And the Filing for Office Handbook:

Submit application to:
Alaska Division of Elections, Court Plaza Building, Juneau, AK, 99801, US