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As of Monday, March 25, approximately 15,665 Anchorage residents have cast their ballots in the Anchorage Municipal Election. The state’s largest city is in its second mail-in election, after launching the program in 2018.
Last year, 79,275 ballots were cast, of the 218,388 registered voters in the Anchorage bowl. This year, about 183,000 ballots were mailed out by the Muni’s Election Office.
Those ballots were printed in Washington state and mailed the week of March 10; they are due back by April 2. With nine days left, another 63,610 voters will need to get busy in order to match last year’s record.