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Organisation : Wyoming Secretary of State
Announcement : Primary Election 2018
State : Wyoming
Election Date : August 21, 2018
Country : United States
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Primary Election :

Primary Election …. August 21, 2018
Voter Registration:
Voter Registration Closes: Pre-Primary……August 6, 2018

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Election Day (Primary)…… Voters may register and vote at their polling places.
Voter Registration Closes: Pre-General.…October 22, 2018
(Voters may still register in person and cast an absentee ballot: October 23 – November 5, 2018)
Election Day (General) …… Voters may register and vote at their polling places.

Absentee Voting :
Absentee ballots may be requested at any time in 2018 prior to the day of an election.
Primary Election* ….. July 6 – August 21, 2018
General Election* …. September 21 – November 6, 2018
(*UOCAVA absentee voting will begin July 6th for the Primary Election and September 21sr for the General Election. Please contact your County Clerk for further assistance.)

Candidates :
Candidate Filing Period….. May 17 – June 1, 2018
Minor and Provisional Party Candidate Deadline ….. August 20, 2018
Independent Candidate Deadline ……. August 27, 2018
5,176 signatures required for statewide races

Initiative/Referendum :
Initiative Filing Deadline …… February 9, 2018*
*Or prior to the time at which the Legislative Session convenes on February 12, 2018. 38,818 signatures required
Referendum Filing Deadline: Within 90 days after the adjournment of the Legislative Session.
38,818 signatures required

Political Parties :
New Political Party Deadline …. June 1, 2018
5,176 signatures required

When are the elections and what times are polls open?
In even-numbered years, the primary election is held on the first Tuesday after the third Monday in August. The general election is held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., or until the last person in line at 7 p.m. has voted.

Where do I vote?
Enter your address in our Polling Place Locator, found on our website or contact your county clerk’s office.

What do I need to bring with me when I vote?
Wyoming does not require photo ID for the purpose of voting. However, if you registered by mail and are voting in a federal election for the first time, you must show photo ID or a document that has both your name and residence address.

Does my boss have to give me time off to vote?
Wyoming law entitles voters to one hour, other than the meal hour, to vote. However, the law does not apply to certain categories of employees, such as some federal workers or those who have three or more consecutive nonworking hours during the time polls are open.

What if I am refused the right to vote?
You may vote 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.

What qualifies me to vote in Wyoming?
An individual must first qualify to register to vote. Qualifications for a Wyoming voter include:
** 18 years of age or older on Election Day
** United States Citizen
** Resident of Wyoming and the precinct in which you register
** Withdrawn voter registration from other jurisdiction, if applicable
** Present a valid Wyoming Driver License if you have one and if not, provide the last four digits of your Social Security Number. If you have neither, please indicate this on the Voter Registration Application form.
** Not declared to be mentally incompetent by a court
** Not convicted of a felony (unless you were pardoned or have had your rights restored)

I’m only 17, can I still register?
A seventeen year old may register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) years old by the next general election.

I qualify to register. Now what?
If you are a resident of Wyoming, you will not be automatically registered to vote. You may register by submitting the Wyoming Voter Registration Form to your County Clerk in the following ways:
1. Register in person;
2. Register by mail; or
3. Register at the polls on Election Day.

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