Voting in Wyoming
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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 January 2015, Wyoming is one of the 30 states that have not implemented full 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
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 regarding military and overseas voting, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program.
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.
- Voter registration info
- Voter ID laws
- 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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