Registration Deadline: Voters can register to vote ON Election Day. To be on your state's voter registration database before Election Day, you must register 30 days prior to the election date. You can download the application and either mail or bring it into the county clerk's office. If you register at the county clerk's office during the period 29 days up to Election Day you cannot vote in that election. If you cannot register more than 30 days prior to election, you should wait to register at the polls on Election Day.
Party Affiliation: Wyoming hold closed primaries. You must be registered with a party to vote in their primary.
VOTER REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS
Age: Must be 18 years of age on 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: Present a valid Wyoming driver license if you have one. If not, provide the last four digits of your Social Security number(If you have neither, indicate this on the voter registration application)
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;
The third option is two of the following in any combination:
-Certification of U.S. Citizenship;
-Certificate of Naturalization;
-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 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.
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
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