Wyoming voting issues
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Election and registration information
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).
Voter ID requirements
- Preferred option is a Wyoming Driver License.
- Second option is one form of the following:
- Different state's driver license;
- ID card issued by a local, state or federal agency;
- U.S. passport;
- School ID;
- Or military ID.
- 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;
- Or any other form of identification issued by an official agency.
Types of Voting Machines used November, 2008 in Wyoming:
For a county-by-county list of the specific machines (and the source for this section) see Verified Voting's Verifier tool.
- Main article: Voting machines
Direct-Recording Electronic (DRE) machines with a paper trail:
Optical scan machines:
- Election Systems & Software's Model 100
- Election Systems & Software's ES&S Model 650
- Premier Election Solutions's Diebold AccuVote OS
Assistive Devices for Marking Paper Ballots:
Secretary of State Max Maxfield
Elections website: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Elections.aspx
- Secretary of State
- State Capitol Building
- 200 West 24th Street
- Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020
- Ph. 307.777.7186
- Fax 307.777.7640
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For an extensive log of voting machine problems, see the VotersUnite! report on election incidents.
State and local non-governmental election organizations
League of Women Voters
LWV of Wyoming, Ms. Amy Williamson, President
- 1306 Ivinson Avenue
- Laramie, WY 82070
- Phone: 307-721-8169
- E-mail: email@example.com
Articles and resources
- The main page on election protection and reform organizations.
- All articles in the Election Protection Wiki project.
- For election day: Things citizens can do to monitor elections and If you are told you cannot vote.
- See the VotersUnite! Election Problem Log.
- GoVote.org locates your polling place and other voting information.
- Google map polling locations locates most polling location, may be missing or out of date.
Election Protection hotlines
- 866-OUR-VOTE (National Election Protection Hotline)
- 888-VE-Y-VOTA (Español)
- 800-966-5946 (AALDEF, Asian languages)
- 866-MYVOTE1 (Tom Joyner Hotline - VoterAction, NAACP National Voter Fund)
- 877-523-2792 (ACLU Voting Rights Project Hotline)
- 877-US4-OBAMA (Obama campaign Voter Hotline)
- 866-976-VOTE (McCain campaign Honest and Open Election hotline - leave a message)
- 877-GOCNN08 (CNN Voter Problem Tipline)
- 888-VOTE-TIP (VelvetRevolution Election Protection Hotline for fraud)
- 567-258-VOTE (Twitter Vote Report key in report or leave audio message)
- ACLU's "Know Your Voting Rights - State by State" -- printable brochures summarizing your voting rights, for most states.
- One-page know your rights summaries for 27 states from the AFL-CIO.
- Click here to see the voter ID requirements in all states. From the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Election officials, election reform groups, and elected officials
- Why Tuesday? offers a page for Wyoming that helps locate Wyoming's elections officials, election reform groups, and elected officials, as well as a page titled Find a group in your area that lets you find similar information for other states.
- Click here to request an absentee ballot. Go Vote Absentee is a project of the Women Donors Network.
- Information for voters with disabilities from NDRN.
Student voting rights
- See Wyoming Student Voting Rights for a guide to student voting rights in Wyoming. See Student Voting Rights for a guide to other states. From the Brennan Center for Justice.
- See how organizations you trust recommend you vote on ballot measures and other statewide contests at TransparentDemocracy.
- Help in other languages from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 中文, 日本語, 한국어, Tagalog, Tiếng Việt, Español
- Verified Voting's Wyoming page, which provides detailed information on voting equipment in use in every county in Wyoming.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Wyoming page, which provides detailed information on election law developments in Wyoming. See map page to see the information for election developments in any given state.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Wyoming general information page, which provides information on Wyoming election authorities, post-election processes, and other topics. See map page to see this information for any given state.