Wyoming

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Federal Election Deadlines

State Primary August 16, 2016 General Election November 8, 2016
Registration Received by August 15, 2016 Received by November 7, 2016
Ballot Request Received by August 15, 2016 Received by November 7, 2016
Ballot Return Received by 7 PM, August 16, 2016 Received by 7 PM, November 8, 2016

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

What is UOCAVA?

The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act is commonly referred to as UOCAVA. UOCAVA citizens are U.S. citizens who are active members of the Uniformed Services, the Merchant Marine, the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, their eligible family members and other U.S. citizens residing outside the United States. The law provides the legal basis for absentee voting requirements for federal offices.

What is the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)?

The FPCA (federal form SF 76) allows UOCAVA citizens to register to vote and request an absentee ballot. This form is also used to update your contact information.

What is the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)?

The FWAB (federal form SF 186) serves as an emergency backup ballot for UOCAVA citizens. If you do not receive your absentee ballot from your State in time to return it to your election official to participate in the election, use the FWAB.

What is 'temporary registration'?

The FPCA will only temporarily register you to vote. This means that you will be registered and can vote in the elections in which the FPCA allows you to do so.

What is the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS)?

The DoD ETS allows you to email or fax your election materials toll-free. To email your election materials using ETS, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or online at FVAP.gov and email to ETS@FVAP.gov. To fax your election materials using ETS, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or online 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 in the Appendix of the Voting Assistance Guide or online at FVAP.gov.

What is the Prepaid Mail Label 11- DoD?

Overseas Uniformed Service members can use this label for general election absentee ballots. It provides free express mail service to your election official for general election absentee ballots. You can request to have a Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to your absentee ballot at Military Postal Office locations (APO/FPO). A portion of the label is kept by you for tracking your absentee ballot through the U.S. postal service.

What is a primary election?

A primary election is an election held before the general election to determine the candidates that can be placed on the general election ballot.

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

A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Wyoming is eligible to vote in Wyoming.

I am a National Guardsman activated on State orders; does my State afford me UOCAVA privileges?

No.

How can I check the status of my ballot?

You can check the status of your absentee ballot here:
http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/MOVE_Overview.aspx

Does my State have any online tools?

You can see if your State has any online tools available here:
http://www.fvap.gov/wyoming

Registering and requesting your absentee ballot

Under federal law, the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) temporarily registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for a minimum of all federal elections in the current calendar year. Be sure to complete a new FPCA each year and every time your address changes.

Complete the following blocks of the FPCA

Block 1

Select the category that best describes you.

Block 2

To vote in primary elections, you must enter the name of the party ballot you want to receive. Political party affiliation is not required if requesting an absentee ballot for general elections.

Block 3

Enter your current name (Last, First). If you are registered under a different name, provide this information in the previous name area.

Block 4

Your date of birth is required.

Block 5

Your contact information is recommended so your election official can contact you if they need additional information from you in order to accept your FPCA.If you want to receive your absentee ballot by email/online or fax, you must provide your email address or fax number.

Block 6

You can receive your absentee ballot by mail, email/online or fax. Rank your preferred method of receiving your absentee ballot.

Block 7

Enter the complete street address of your voting residence. You cannot use a post office box mailing address. If your address is a rural route, use Block 9 to describe the location of your voting residence.

Block 8

Enter your current mailing address, even if you are requesting your ballot by email/online or fax. If you want your election materials sent to a different address or have a forwarding address, use Block 9 to provide this information.

Block 9

Provide any information that may assist your election official in accepting this form. You can use this space to designate particular elections or the period you wish to receive ballots.

Affirmation

Sign and date. No witness signature required.

How and where to submit your FPCA

You can submit the FPCA by mail, email or fax. Contact information can be found in the "Local Election Offices" section or online at FVAP.gov.

Mail your FPCA: Once your FPCA is complete, mail your FPCA directly to your election official.

E-Mail your FPCA: Scan the signed FPCA into your computer. Be sure to also include the Electronic Transmission Sheet. Email this package directly to your election official. You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to email your FPCA. Information about ETS can be found in the "Important Information" section or online at FVAP.gov.

Fax your FPCA: Fax your FPCA directly to your election official. Be sure to also include the Electronic Transmission Sheet. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to fax your FPCA toll-free. Instructions for ETS are in the "Important Information" section or online at FVAP.gov.

To find out the status of your FPCA, contact your election official. Your election official will contact you if your FPCA is not accepted.

Voting your ballot

Once you receive your absentee ballot from your State it must be returned according to the deadlines and requirements in the "Federal Election Deadlines" chart. For special federal elections, visit FVAP.gov for specific deadlines.

The State absentee ballot must be mailed to your election official. The address of your election official can be found in the "Local Election Offices" section. Overseas Uniformed Service members can request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to the general election ballot. Additional information about this label can be found in the "Important Information" section.

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

You must be registered to vote and have already requested a State absentee ballot in order to use the FWAB.

You can use the FWAB to vote in federal elections.

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

Block 1

Do not check this box. The FWAB cannot be used for voter registration or as a ballot request.

Block 2

Select the category that best describes you.

Block 3

Enter your current name (Last, First). If you are registered under a different name, provide this information in the previous name area.

Block 4

Your date of birth is required.

Block 5

Your contact information is recommended so your election official can contact you if they need additional information from you to accept your FWAB.

Block 6

To vote in primary elections, you must enter the name of the party primary in which you are voting. Political party affiliation is not required if voting an absentee ballot in general elections.

Block 7

Enter the complete street address of your voting residence. You cannot use a post office box mailing address. If your address is a rural route, use Block 9 to describe the location of your voting residence.

Block 8

Enter your current mailing address. If you want your election materials sent to a different address or have a forwarding address, use Block 9 for this information.

Block 9

Provide any information that may assist the election official in accepting this form.

Affirmation

Sign and date. No witness signature required.

Vote your FWAB

To vote, write in either a candidate's name or political party for each office. You are not required to make a selection for each and every contest.

How and where to submit your FWAB

The FWAB must be mailed to your election official. The address of your election official can be found in the "Local Election Offices" section or online at FVAP.gov.

Mail your FWAB: Once your FWAB is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal the envelope. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope. Insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/ Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail your FWAB directly to your election official. Overseas Uniformed Service members can request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to the general election ballot. Additional information about this label can be found in the "Important Information" section or online at FVAP.gov.

See the "Federal Election Deadlines"chart for the deadline for submitting the FWAB. If you receive the State absentee ballot after transmitting your voted FWAB, you may also vote and return the State absentee ballot. If both are received by the deadline, only the State absentee ballot will be counted.

Local election offices for county

County Mailing Address
Albany Albany County Clerk
525 Grand Ave, Ste 202
Laramie, WY 82070
Phone: (307) 721-2541
Fax: (307) 721-2544
Big Horn Big Horn County Clerk
County Courthouse, P.O. Box 31
Basin, WY 82410-0031
Phone: (307) 568-2357
Fax: (307) 568-9375
Campbell Campbell County Clerk
P.O. Box 3010
Gillette, WY 82717-3010
Phone: (307) 682-7285
Fax: (307) 687-6455
Carbon Carbon County Clerk
P.O. Box 6
Rawlins, WY 82301-0006
Phone: (307) 328-2668
Fax: (307) 328-2669
Converse Converse County Clerk
107 N 5th St, Ste 114
Douglas, WY 82633-2448
Phone: (307) 358-2244
Fax: (307) 358-5998
Crook Crook County Clerk
P.O. Box 37
Sundance, WY 82729-0037
Phone: (307) 283-1323
Fax: (307) 283-3038
Fremont Fremont County Clerk
450 N 2nd St, Rm 220
Lander, WY 82520-0090
Phone: (307) 332-2405
Fax: (307) 332-1132
Goshen Goshen County Clerk
P.O. Box 160
Torrington, WY 82240-0160
Phone: (307) 532-4051
Fax: (307) 532-7375
Hot Springs Hot Springs County Clerk
415 Arapahoe St
Thermopolis, WY 82443-2783
Phone: (307) 864-3515
Fax: (307) 864-3333
Johnson Johnson County Clerk
76 N Main St
Buffalo, WY 82834-1883
Phone: (307) 684-7272
Fax: (307) 684-2708
Laramie Laramie County Clerk
P.O. Box 608
Cheyenne, WY 82003-0608
Phone: (307) 633-4268
Fax: (307) 633-4240
Lincoln Lincoln County Clerk
925 Sage Ave, Ste 101
Kemmerer, WY 83101
Phone: (307) 877-9056
Fax: (307) 877-3101
Natrona Natrona County Clerk
P.O. Box 863
Casper, WY 82601-0863
Phone: (307) 235-9217
Fax: (307) 235-9367
Niobrara Niobrara County Clerk
P.O. Box 420
Lusk, WY 82225-0420
Phone: (307) 334-2211
Fax: (307) 334-3013
Park Park County Clerk
1002 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY 82414-3589
Phone: (307) 527-8600
Fax: (307) 527-8626
Platte Platte County Clerk
PO Drawer 728
Wheatland, WY 82201-0728
Phone: (307) 322-2315
Fax: (307) 322-2245
Sheridan Sheridan County Clerk
224 S Main St, Ste B2
Sheridan, WY 82801-4855
Phone: (307) 674-2500
Fax: (307) 674-2909
Sublette Sublette County Clerk
P.O. Box 250
Pinedale, WY 82941-0250
Phone: (307) 367-4372
Fax: (307) 367-6396
Sweetwater Sweetwater County Clerk
80 W Flaming Gorge, Ste 150
Green River, WY 82935-0730
Phone: (307) 872-3732
Fax: (307) 872-3994
Teton Teton County Clerk
P.O. Box 1727
Jackson, WY 83001-1727
Phone: (307) 733-4430
Fax: (307) 739-8681
Uinta Uinta County Clerk
P.O. Box 810
Evanston, WY 82930-0810
Phone: (307) 783-0306
Fax: (307) 783-0376
Washakie Washakie County Clerk
P.O. Box 260
Worland, WY 82401-0260
Phone: (307) 347-3131
Fax: (307) 347-9366
Weston Weston County Clerk
1 W Main
Newcastle, WY 82701-2121
Phone: (307) 746-4744
Fax: (307) 746-9505