2018 ELECTION INFORMATION – PRIMARY PROCLAMATION (dates to file for what offices and candidates will appear on ballots, questions on the ballot, polling places and more)!! NOTE: The proclamation is being posted for early review but may be subject to change until the statutory requirement date of publication, May 11, 2018. PRIMARY PROCLAMATION 2018
Forms that candidates need to file for an office listed on the proclamation are available on the Secretary of State’s website at: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Forms/default.aspx or you may contact the election office.
What are the requirements to register to vote in Wyoming?
- Citizen of the United States
- Resident of the State of Wyoming and the Precinct in which you register
- 18 Years of Age on Election Day
- Not been convicted of a felony, or if convicted, provide the proper paperwork showing your civil or voting rights have been restored
- Not adjudicated mentally incompetent
- Present a valid Wyoming Driver License if you have one and if not, provide the last four digits of your Social Security Number and accepted photo ID.
- Withdraw voter registration from any other jurisdiction, if applicable.
How do I register to Vote?
Link to the FC Wyoming VR Form & Instructions
Voter Registration is administered by the Fremont County Clerk’s Election Office.
Through their office, you may register to vote in four different ways:
1. Register in person
Fremont County Clerk’s Election Office
450 North 2nd St., Room 120, Lander WY 82520
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday
(307) 332-1089 or 332-1088
Fax: (307) 332-1118
2. Register with a Fremont County Registry Agent
Link to: Registry Agents in Fremont County as of July 2017
IMPORTANT NOTICE: According to the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002, Title III, Section 303(b)(2)(A), if you register to vote by MAIL, the first time you go to the polls to vote you will be REQUIRED to provide to the appropriate election official the following ID in order to vote, even though you showed ID in front of a notary or registry agent when you completed the voter registration form: a current and valid photo ID or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.
In order to vote by mail (Absentee Voting) if you have registered by mail, you will be REQUIRED to send a copy of the following ID in order for your absentee ballot to be processed the first time: a current and valid photo ID or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address. The documentation must be in a separate envelope than the absentee ballot. The ballot cannot be processed until the state or local authority receives the copy of identification.
4. Register at the polls on Election Day
Wyoming allows qualified voters to register at the polls on Election Day with acceptable identification. See list of acceptable documents below:
|Preferred Identification||Second option: If you don’t own a valid WY driver’s license||Third option: 2 of any of the following documents|
|Valid Wyoming Driver’s License||WY Photo Identification Card
Different state’s driver’s license
ID issued by a local, state or federal agency
Tribal Identification Card
School Identification Card
Military Identification Card
U.S. Armed Forces Dependent ID Card
provide the last four (4) digits of your Social Security #
|U.S. Social Security Card
Certificate of U.S. Citizenship or Naturalization
Voter Registration Card from another state or county
Original or Certified copy of a Birth Certificate with official seal
Certificate of Birth Abroad issued by the U.S. State Dept
Any other form of ID issued by an Official Agency
provide the last four (4) digits of your Social Security #
**NOTE** Wyoming is exempt from the federal “Motor Voter” law and DOES NOT offer voter registration at the Driver License Division.
Do I need to re-register to vote every election?
You do not need to re-register to vote in the upcoming elections if you voted in the 2016 General Election in Fremont County.
You need to re-register if:
- You moved to a different county;
- You did not vote in the 2016 General Election in Fremont County;
- You moved within the county to another precinct;
- You changed your name;
- You want to change your party affiliation.
Can anyone vote Absentee?
- Yes, as long as you are currently a registered voter in Fremont County you may apply for an absentee ballot at any time during a calendar year in which the election is held, but NOT on Election Day.
- Link to: ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION
- 40 days before an election, a voter can obtain an absentee ballot in person in the Fremont County Clerk’s Election Office.
- Absentee ballots must be received by the Fremont County Clerk’s Election Office NO later than 7:00 p.m. on Election Day to be counted. Absentee ballots can be returned in person or by mail.
If you are currently a registered voter in Fremont County and will be unable to vote on Election Day, you may complete the ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION and either email or mail the completed form to the Fremont County Election office. Please make sure that you provide us with a daytime phone number and/or email address so if we are unable to mail you a ballot we can contact you immediately.
- Email the form to firstname.lastname@example.org or..
- Mail it to Fremont County Clerk’s Election Office, 450 N. 2nd St., Rm 220, Lander WY 82520 or..
- Call our office at (307) 332-1088 or (307) 332-1089.
- Please make sure you have all the information necessary as when you call in we must complete an application for you.
If you are not currently a registered voter in Fremont County please see “Register by Mail” and also send in an Absentee Ballot Application with your registration form.
If you are in the military or an overseas civilian and wish to complete a Federal Post Card Application for temporary registration and voting please go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program http://www.fvap.gov/index.html. This link will provide you with further information and voting help for Uniformed Service Members, their families and Citizens living outside of the United States.
What if I need assistance to vote?
- If you require assistance to vote by reason of disability or inability to read or write, you may be given assistance by a person of your choice.
- If you have questions regarding the accessibility of your polling place, please contact the Fremont County Clerk election office.
- On Election Day, you may bring a sample ballot or your written or printed notes into the voting booth to assist you in marking your ballot. Please remember to take any samples or notes with you when you leave.
How do I help at the polls on Election Day?
- If you would like to help at the polls on Election Day apply to become an election judge.
- Link to: Judge Brochure
- Read, fill out and return your application by March 15 of an election year;
- I am not 18 years old, can I still help? Yes, you can apply to be a student election judge.
- Link to: Student Election Judge Brochure
How do I access election results?
- These records are now digitally archived as “Voter Abstracts”. You may access them on the internet by clicking on the following link: http://gov.arcasearchdev.com/uswyfr/.