Wyoming

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Federal Election Deadlines

State Primary August 19, 2014 General Election November 4, 2014
Registration August 4, 2014 October 20, 2014
Ballot Request August 18, 2014 November 3, 2014
Ballot Return August 19, 2014 November 4, 2014

These are not mailing deadlines. Please mail your voting materials early enough to account for mail delivery times. Check the recommended mailing dates section in Chapter 1 for details.

Important information

How can I register to vote as a military or overseas voter?

Fill out and return the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to your local election official. This form allows you to register to vote and identifies you as a voter covered by UOCAVA (Federal law providing special protections).

What is my voting residence?

The place you consider your true, fixed and permanent home.

Do I need to claim a political party to vote in primary elections?

To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you are a registered non-partisan or undeclared, you must indicate which party ballot you want to receive. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official no later than 14 days prior to the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections.

How can I submit my FPCA?

You may mail, email or fax your FPCA directly to your local election official.

How often must I submit my FPCA?

Every election cycle. The FPCA registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for the purpose of voting in one election cycle, including a primary, general or a special Federal election.

If I am currently registered to vote, how may I request an absentee ballot?

You may call, email or fax a request directly to your local election official.

How can I return my voted ballot or Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)?

You must return your voted ballot or FWAB by mail.

What must I do to use the FWAB and can I use the FWAB to vote in State and local elections?

To use a FWAB you must have previously registered to vote and requested a ballot. The FWAB may be used to vote for any Federal office in primary, general and special elections.

I am an American citizen, but I have never lived in the U.S., can I register to vote in this State?

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and whose parent(s) is/are qualified to vote in Wyoming is eligible to register to vote and may vote in Wyoming.

Will I need a notary or witness for my FPCA or FWAB?

No.

Where can I find information about the candidates and/or other items that will be on my ballot?

Please visit http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Elections.aspx.

Registering and requesting your absentee ballot

The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for the purpose of voting in one election cycle, including a primary, general or a special Federal election.

Wyoming only accepts the FPCA as a temporary registration and absentee ballot request. If you temporarily register using the FPCA, you will only be able to vote absentee, not in person.

To register permanently, you must state in Block 9 of the FPCA that you would like to receive a Wyoming Voter Registration form. Complete the Wyoming Voter Registration Form and return it to your local election official. You may also find the form online at: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/RegisteringToVote.aspx. The Wyoming Voter Registration form must be received no later than 14 days before the election.

Complete the following blocks of the FPCA

Block 1

Select the category that describes you.

Block 2

To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you are a registered non-partisan or undeclared, you must indicate which party ballot you want to receive. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official no later than 14 days prior to the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections.

Block 3

Name (Last, First, Middle).

Block 4

Date of birth.

Your valid Wyoming Driver's License number OR the last four digits of your Social Security number is required for voter registration. If you do not possess either of these identification numbers, the State shall assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes.

Block 5

Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your county elections official to follow up if more information is required.

Block 6

Wyoming allows you to receive your blank ballot by email, fax or mail. Please rank your preference of how you would like to receive your absentee ballot. Provide your email address or fax number in Block 5. If you do not make a selection, then your county elections official will mail your ballot to you.

Block 7

Complete street address of your Wyoming voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. This address must be within the county where you claim legal voting residence.

Block 8

Complete address where you want your ballot sent, usually where you live now.

Block 9

Provide any information that may assist the county elections official in accepting this application.

Affirmation

Sign and date. No witness or notary required.

How and where to submit your FPCA

You can submit your FPCA by email, fax, or mail. Contact information can be found at the end of this section.

If you choose to mail your FPCA, mail the form directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section.

If you choose to email your FPCA, you must send the form as a signed, scanned attachment. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section.

If you choose to fax your FPCA, fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/CountyClerks.aspx. You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to fax your FPCA toll-free.

To use the Electronic Transmission Service (ETS), use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at FVAP.gov, and fax to: (703) 693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll-free numbers can be found on the inside back cover or at FVAP.gov.

To find out the status of your registration/absentee ballot request, contact your local election office. Contact information can be found at http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/CountyClerks.aspx. Your jurisdiction will contact you regarding the status of your application.

Other ballot request methods

A request for an absentee ballot may be made on your behalf by another individual in writing or by telephone. You may also request a ballot personally by telephone, email, or letter. The following information about you must be provided to the local election office:

  • Name
  • Legal voting residence including street, city, county and zip code
  • Date of birth
  • Election for which the absentee ballot is requested
  • Political party (if requesting a primary ballot)
  • A statement that you are entitled to vote in the election
  • Address to which the absentee ballot should be mailed or the name of the person that you designate in writing to deliver your ballot

Voting by citizens who have never lived in the U.S.

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and whose parent is qualified to vote in Wyoming is eligible to register to vote and may vote in Wyoming.

Voting your ballot

Voted ballots must be received by the local election official by the close of polls on Election Day.

No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. Voted ballots must be returned by mail.

Overseas Uniformed Service members should request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DOD applied to their ballot materials at Military Postal Office locations (APO/FPO). This label provides free express mail service to your local election official for voted ballots mailed on or before the general election date. You retain a portion of the label for tracking your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service.

Tracking your ballot

You may track the status of your ballot at http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/MOVE_Overview.aspx.

Haven't received your ballot? Use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot

Wyoming allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for voting in primary, general and special elections for Federal office. If you are registered and have requested your absentee ballot, feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election.

Complete the following blocks of the FWAB's voter declaration/affirmation

Block 1

Wyoming does not allow you to use this form for registration. Do not check the registration box.

Block 2

Select the category that describes you.

Block 3

Name (Last, First, Middle).

Block 4

Date of birth.

Enter your valid Wyoming Driver's License number, the last four digits of your Social Security number OR your State voter registration number.

Block 5

Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required.

Block 6

Not required.

Block 7

Complete street address of your Wyoming voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. This address must be within the county where you claim legal voting residence.

Block 8

Enter your current mailing address.

Block 9

Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this ballot or application.

Affirmation

Sign and date. No witness or notary required.

Vote your FWAB

Vote for any Federal office in primary, general and special elections. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Elections.aspx. For each office for which you vote, write in either a candidate's name or a political party designation. Once the ballot is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope.

How and where to submit your FWAB

The deadlines for submitting the FWAB are the same as the regular State absentee ballots. If you receive the regular ballot after submitting the voted FWAB, you may also vote and return the regular ballot. If both ballots are received by the deadline, only the regular ballot will be counted.

Insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail your FWAB directly to your local election official.

Local election offices for county

If you cannot find information for your jurisdiction, please click on the LEO Search to find contact information.

County Mailing Address
Albany Albany County Clerk
525 Grand Avenue, Ste 202
Laramie, WY 82070
Phone: 307-721-2546 Fax: 307-721-2544
Email: elections@co.albany.wy.us
Big Horn Big Horn County Clerk
County Courthouse, PO Box 31
Basin, WY 82410-0031
Phone: 307-568-2357 Fax: 307-568-9375
Email: lori.smallwood@bighorncountywy.gov
Campbell Campbell County Clerk
PO Box 3010
Gillette, WY 82717-3010
Phone: 307-682-7285 Fax: 307-687-6455
Email: sfs02@ccgov.net
Carbon Carbon County Clerk
PO Box 6
Rawlins, WY 82301-0006
Phone: 307-328-2668 Fax: 307-328-2669
Email: gwynnbartlett@carbonwy.com
Converse Converse County Clerk
107 North 5th Street, Suite 114
Douglas, WY 82633-2448
Phone: 307-358-2244 Fax: 307-358-5998
Email: lucile.taylor@conversecounty.org
Crook Crook County Clerk
PO Box 37
Sundance, WY 82729-0037
Phone: 307-283-1323 Fax: 307-283-3038
Email: conniet@crookcounty.wy.gov
Fremont Fremont County Clerk
450 North 2nd St., Room 220
Lander, WY 82520-0090
Phone: 307-332-1088 Fax: 307-332-1132
Email: julie.freese@fremontcountywy.gov
Goshen Goshen County Clerk
PO Box 160
Torrington, WY 82240-0160
Phone: 307-532-4051 Fax: 307-532-7375
Email: ckenyon@goshencounty.org
Hot Springs Hot Springs County Clerk
415 Arapahoe Street
Thermopolis, WY 82443-2783
Phone: 307-864-3515 Fax: 307-864-3333
Email: ninaw@hscounty.com
Johnson Johnson County Clerk
76 North Main Street
Buffalo, WY 82834-1883
Phone: 307-684-7272 Fax: 307-684-2708
Email: clerk@johnsoncowy.us
Laramie Laramie County Clerk
PO Box 608
Cheyenne, WY 82003-0608
Phone: 307-633-4242 Fax: 307-633-4240
Email: dlathrop@laramiecountyclerk.com
Lincoln Lincoln County Clerk
925 Sage Avenue, Suite 101
Kemmerer, WY 83101
Phone: 307-877-2020 Fax: 307-877-3101
Email: jwagner@lcwy.org
Natrona Natrona County Clerk
PO Box 863
Casper, WY 82601-0863
Phone: 307-235-9206 Fax: 307-235-9367
Email: rvitto@natronacounty-wy.gov
Niobrara Niobrara County Clerk
PO Box 420
Lusk, WY 82225-0420
Phone: 307-334-2211 Fax: 307-334-3013
Email: niocc@qwestoffice.net
Park Park County Clerk
1002 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY 82414-3589
Phone: 307-527-8620 Fax: 307-527-8626
Email: jerri.torczon@parkcounty.us
Platte Platte County Clerk
PO Drawer 728
Wheatland, WY 82201-0728
Phone: 307-322-2315 Fax: 307-322-2245
Email: pcclerk@plattecountywyoming.com
Sheridan Sheridan County Clerk
224 South Main Street, Suite B-2
Sheridan, WY 82801-4855
Phone: 307-674-2515 Fax: 307-674-2909
Email: ethompson@sheridancounty.com
Sublette Sublette County Clerk
PO Box 250
Pinedale, WY 82941-0250
Phone: 307-367-4372 Fax: 307-367-6396
Email: maryl@sublettewyo.com
Sweetwater Sweetwater County Clerk
80 West Flaming Gorge
Green River, WY 82935-0730
Phone: 307-872-6400 Fax: 307-872-3993
Email: davisd@sweet.wy.us
Teton Teton County Clerk
PO Box 1727
Jackson, WY 83001-1727
Phone: 307-733-4430 Fax: 307-739-8681
Email: sdaigle@tetonwyo.org
Uinta Uinta County Clerk
PO Box 810
Evanston, WY 82930-0810
Phone: 307-783-0306 Fax: 307-783-0376
Email: lawilcox@uintacounty.com
Washakie Washakie County Clerk
PO Box 260
Worland, WY 82401-0260
Phone: 307-347-3131 Fax: 307-347-9366
Email: clerk@washakiecounty.net
Weston Weston County Clerk
1 West Main
Newcastle, WY 82701-2121
Phone: 307-746-4744 Fax: 307-746-9505
Email: mamie@westongov.com