Registration Deadline: You may register and vote at your polling place on Election Day. You may also register to vote in person at the County Clerk’s office or by mail not less than 14 days before an election.
If you want to vote for Republican or Democratic candidates in the primary, you must be a registered voter of that party. Under Wyoming law, primary elections are mainly held to nominate candidates for partisan offices to be filled at the general election. If you are unaffiliated or are a member of a minor or provisional political party, you will receive a primary ballot containing only non-partisan candidates.
To change your party affiliation or to declare a new affiliation, complete the Wyoming Voter Registration Application & Change Form and submit it to your County Clerk’s office not later than 14 days before the primary election. You may also change your party affiliation at your polling place on the day of the primary or general election, or when requesting an absentee ballot.
VOTER REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS
Age: A seventeen year old may register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) years old by the next general election
Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen
Residency: Must be a resident of Wyoming and the precinct in which you register. Withdraw your voter registration from any other jurisdiction, if applicable (on the Wyoming registration application).
Mental Competency: Must not be currently adjudicated mentally incompetent
Felony Convictions: Not been convicted of a felony, or if convicted, has had civil or voting rights restored. If you have been convicted of a felony you may request to
ID Requirements for Voter Registration: Present a valid Wyoming Driver License. If you do not have one, or if yours has expired, you must provide:
A statement to that effect (on the Wyoming registration application);
The last four digits of your social security number; AND
One of the following:
-A U.S. Passport
-Out-of-State Driver’s License
-ID Card issued by a local, state, or federal agency
-Wyoming Student ID
Or two of the following:
-Certificate of U.S. citizenship or naturalization
-Voter Registration Card from out-of-state
-Original or certified copy of birth certificate
-Any other form of identification issued by an official agency.
If you have neither a valid Wyoming driver's license nor a social security number, please indicate this by checking the appropriate box on the Voter Registration Application form and contact your County Clerk’s office. The Voter Registration Application form also includes a list of acceptable documents.
RE-REGISTERING TO VOTE
You do not need to re-register to vote in the upcoming General Election if you voted in the last General Election.
You need to re-register if:
-You moved to a different county;
-You did not vote in the last General Election
If you moved within the county to another precinct or changed your name since the last general election, you must notify your county clerk.
SUBMITTING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM
In person: You may register in person at your County Clerk’s office or Town Clerk’s Office. You may also register at your polling place on Election Day. Please bring documents that prove your eligibility to register and vote.
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:
-Print out the voter registration form and fill it out in front of a notary or person authorized to administer oaths. Print clearly, using a black or blue ink pen (not felt tip).
-Show identification to the notary or registry agent.
-All applicants, except military and overseas citizens, must have their form notarized before mailing.
In addition to the voter registration form, provide a printed copy of any one of the acceptable documents:
-Wyoming Driver’s License
-United States Passport
-Driver's License or Identification Card issued by any State or Outlying Possession of the United States
-Identification Card issued by the Federal Government, any State or Local Government, or an Agency thereof
-A tribal ID of any Federally Recognized Tribe
-Photo Identification Card issued by the University of Wyoming, a Wyoming Community College, or a Wyoming Public School
-United States Military Card
-Identification Card issued to a Dependent of a member of the United States Armed Forces
Or (in addition to the voter registration form) provide a printed copy any two of the acceptable documents:
-Certificate of US citizenship or naturalization
-Voter registration card from another state
-Original or certified copy of birth certificate
-United States Social Security Card
-Certification of Birth Abroad issued by the Department of State
-Original or certified copy of a birth certificate bearing an official seal
-Any other form of ID issued by an official agency
Sign the voter registration oath. Have the notary or registered agent sign the form.
Send the voter registration form and copies of the ID to your local county clerk. Mail your form as soon as possible. Voter registration by mail closes two weeks prior to an election.
VERIFYING YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS
Phone: Contact your county clerk to confirm your status.
ABSENTEE BALLOT QUALIFICATIONS
Who can vote absentee: Any registered voter in Wyoming may request an absentee ballot for any or all elections ONLY within the calendar year in which the election is held but not on the day of the election.
OBTAINING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
Absentee voting begins 40 days prior to the election (45 days for military or overseas voters) and ends the day before the election. To request an absentee ballot, call or email the county clerk. You do not have to give a reason for requesting an absentee ballot. You will need to provide your full name, current Wyoming residence address, mailing address, date of birth, and a statement that you are eligible to vote in the election. If requesting a ballot for a primary election, you will also need to state the political party with which you are registered.
If you registered to vote by mail and are voting by absentee ballot in your first federal election, you must enclose a copy of your photo ID or document bearing your name and residence address in the envelope with your voted ballot.
By Phone – Call your county clerk
By Mail – Print and fill out the application form and mail to your county clerk
By Email – Put “Absentee Ballot Request” in the subject line
In Person – Request an absentee ballot in person at your county clerk’s office
Online Request Forms – Select the applicable form below
Mailed ballots will be sent 45 days before the election to all voters who have requested that an absentee ballot be mailed. Absentee ballot requests received after 45 days will be sent as soon as possible. (Mail delivery within the county may take up to seven (7) days, and longer if your mailing address is outside the county.)
Military and overseas voting: Military and Overseas voters may register, vote and track their ballots with special provisions.
SUBMITTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
Location and time:
Your absentee ballot must be returned to your County Clerk’s office by 7 p.m. on Election Day. Any ballots received after this time will not be counted. Ballots may be returned to the county clerk in the following ways:
-In Person – Bring your completed absentee ballot in the signed envelope to your county clerk’s office.
-By Mail – Mail your completed absentee ballot in the provided envelope to your county clerk’s office. (Mail delivery within the county may take up to seven (7) days, and longer if you’re mailing your ballot from outside the county.)
Contact your county clerk for information on the status of your absentee ballot. Once a ballot has been received by your local county clerk’s office, you cannot change who you voted for. If you have marked your ballot and have not yet sent it in, but wish to change who you voted for, you may destroy that ballot and call your Local County Clerk's office for a replacement ballot or vote in person.
OTHER VOTING INFORMATION
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., or until the last person in line at 7 p.m. has voted.
Wyoming voters are required to show an acceptable form of identification when voting in person. Any of the following will be accepted:
-Wyoming Driver’s License or ID Card
-Tribal ID Card
-Valid US Passport
-US Military Card
-Driver’s License or ID card from another state
-University of Wyoming Student ID
-Wyoming Community College Student ID
Medicare and Medicaid Insurance Cards are no longer acceptable forms of identification for voting purposes
If you are refused the right to vote, you may vote by a provisional ballot. In order for your vote to be counted, you must provide proof of your eligibility to vote to the county clerk no later than close of business the day following the election.
Verifying Registration: Contact your County Clerk to verify registration
Deciding how to vote: https://votesmart.org/
Polling Place: Wyoming Polling Place Locator
Problems with voting: Wyoming HAVA Complaint Form
Verifying absentee ballot status: Contact your County Clerk.
Voting Assistance: If you or someone you know is disabled or is unable to understand English, they may receive assistance with filling in the ballot from a person of their choice. Please contact your County Clerk with any questions about polling place accessibility.