Wyoming Voter Registration Information

State

VOTER REGISTRATION

Registration Deadline: An applicant may register to vote in person at the County Clerk's office or by mail not less than 14 days before an election. A person may also register and vote at their polling place on election day.

Party Affiliation: Wyoming holds closed primaries. You must be registered with a party to vote in their primary.


VOTER REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS

Age: Must be 18 years of age by election day

Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen

Residency: Must be a resident of Wyoming and the precinct in which you register

Mental Competency: Must not have been adjudicated mentally incompetent

Felony Convictions: Must not be a convicted felon (contact your Secretary of State to inquire about specific instances of rights-restoration)

ID Requirements: If you are registering by mail and will be voting in your first Wyoming federal election, you must provide a current, valid photo ID or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or other government document which shows your name and address. This requirement also applies to voters who registered by mail and are voting by mail in their first Wyoming federal election. A copy of the ID must be submitted with the absentee ballot.

OBTAINING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM

Online: Wyoming Voter Registration Application. While forms may be downloaded online, you must turn in completed forms by mail or in person

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.


By mail/ in writing: Voters who are not currently in Wyoming or who cannot go to the county clerk's office may register to vote by mail. Print the voter registration form and follow these instructions:
 Fill out the voter registration form in front of a notary or registry agent. Show identification to the notary or registration agent. The preferred option is a Wyoming Driver License.
  The second option is one form from the following:
   -Different state's driver license;
   -ID card issued by a local, state or federal agency;
   -U.S. passport;
   -School ID;
   -Military ID;
  The third option is two of the following in any combination:
   -Certification of U.S. Citizenship;
   -Certificate of Naturalization;
   -Draft record;
   -Voter registration card from another state or county;
   -Original or certified copy of a birth certificate bearing an official seal;
   -Certification of birth abroad issued by the Department of State;
   -Any other form of identification issued by an official agency.
  Sign the voter registration oath. Have the notary or registered agent sign the form. Provide copies of the ID provided to the notary. Send the voter registration form and copies of the ID to your local county clerk.

Other Voter Registration Application: Wyoming allows qualified voters to register at the polls on Election Day. Bring an acceptable form of ID to the polls. You need to re-register if you have moved or did not vote in the last general election.


VERIFYING YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS

Phone: Contact your county clerk to confirm your status.


ABSENTEE BALLOT QUALIFICATIONS

Who can vote absentee:
In Wyoming, any qualified elector may apply for an absentee ballot at any time during a calendar year in which the election is held, but not on the day of the election.


OBTAINING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT

In person: In person Absentee Voting in the office of the county clerk begins 40 days before an election.

By mail: Request an absentee ballot be mailed to you by either calling or emailing the county clerk. When requesting an absentee ballot, please provide your name, residence address, mailing address, and birth date or social security number. Once your information is verified, a ballot will be sent to you in the mail.

Military and overseas voting: Military and Overseas voters may register, vote and track their ballots with special provisions. Wyoming Military and Overseas Voting Overview


SUBMITTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT

Location and time: Absentee ballots must be received by the county clerk no later than 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Absentee ballots can be returned in person or by mail.


EARLY VOTING

Early voting qualifications: You may vote an in person absentee ballot at your county clerk's office. You may vote absentee in person 40 days before the election through close of business the day before the election.


QUALIFICATIONS

Verifying Registration: Contact Your County Clerk to Verify Registration

Deciding how to vote: http://www.votesmart.org/

Time off to vote: Employees who do not have 3 consecutive non-working hours while the polls are open are entitled to 1 paid hour leave (excluding meal times) to vote. The employer can set the time for leave to vote.

Polling Place: Wyoming Polling Place Locator

ID Requirements: No form of identification (including a registration card,) needs to be shown at the polls when voting. You are only required to show identification when registering to vote.

How to Vote: Wyoming Secretary of State Frequently Asked Questions and learn about Voting Systems in Wyoming

Problems with voting: Wyoming HAVA Complaint Form

Verifying provisional ballot status: Wyoming, by having same day voter registration, is not required to provide provisional ballots.

Verifying absentee ballot status: Contact your county clerk