Voting in Wyoming
Voting in 2014 Primaries
Ballot access for major and minor party candidates
Absentee voting • Early voting
Open Primary • Closed Primary • Blanket Primary
Online voter registration in the 50 states
To vote in Wyoming, you must meet the following requirements:
- 18 years of age on Election Day;
- U.S. Citizen;
- Resident of Wyoming and the precinct in which you register;
- Withdraw voter registration from any other jurisdiction, if applicable;
- Present a valid Wyoming Driver License if you have one and if not; provide the last four digits of your Social Security Number. (If you have neither, please indicate this on the Voter Registration Application form.)
- Not been convicted of a felony, or if convicted, has had civil or voting rights restored.
- Nor adjudicated mentally incompetent.
When and where
The deadline for registration is 15 days prior to the election. There are three ways to register to vote in Wyoming:
- Register in person
- Voters may register to vote in the office of the county clerk or town clerk within their county of residence.
- Voters may also print out a Voter Registration Form and hand deliver the form to the county clerk in their county of residence. The form must be signed in front of the county clerk.
- Register by mail
- Register at the polls on Election Day
- Wyoming allows qualified voters to register at the polls on Election Day. Bring an acceptable form of ID to the polls (for example: driver license, passport).
As of August 2014, Wyoming is one of the 35 states that have not implemented online voter registration.
Voting on election day
Photo and non-photo identification is acceptable in Wyoming. Identification should include the voter's name and address. Valid ID includes: photo IDs, United States passport, identification card from a state university, social security card, current utility bill, current bank statement, etc.
- See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times
- See also: Absentee voting
All voters are eligible to vote absentee in Wyoming. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.
Military and overseas voting
For full details, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program here.
- See also: Early voting
Wyoming is one of 34 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins 40 days before an election and ends on the day prior to Election Day. The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "Voting," accessed June 10, 2014
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "Rules for Identification for Election Purposes," accessed June 10, 2014
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "Polling Place Locator," accessed January 3, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "Absentee Voting Information," accessed December 17, 2013
- Long Distance Voter, "Wyoming Absentee Ballot Guide," accessed December 17, 2013
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