How to vote in Wyoming
Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Wyoming allows any voter to request a ballot by mail. You can also vote in person. Wyoming offers early voting.
Who can vote
To register in Wyoming you must:
- complete the state's voter registration form
- take the following oath: You do solemnly swear (or affirm) that you are a citizen of the United States; that you are a bona fide resident of the state of Wyoming and this county; that if registered in another county or state, you hereby request that your registration be withdrawn; that you will be at least eighteen (18) years of age on or before the next election; that you are not currently adjudicated a mentally incompetent person; that you have not been convicted of a felony, or if you have been convicted of a felony, you have had your civil or voting rights restored by a competent authority; and that the voter registration information contained herein is true and accurate to your best knowledge and belief
- have the notary or registered agent sign the aforementioned form
- *find more information on voting rights restoration here
Vote in person
Vote on Election Day
Voters registered in Wyoming can look up where to vote on Wyoming's site.
Wyoming voters can also vote before Election Day through a process called absentee in-person voting. The period for absentee in-person voting runs from Friday, September 18, 2020 to Monday, November 2, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.
What to bring
- If you've voted in Wyoming before, you do not need to show ID to vote.
- If you're a first-time voter who registered by mail, you will need to show ID to vote. Acceptable forms include: Wyoming driver's license or Wyoming-issued ID card; or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address.
- Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote a provisional ballot. Your ballot will be counted if you are able to provide ID to your election office before the close of business one day after the election.
Vote by mail
- Request your mail-in ballot with a mail ballot application.
- Fill out the application completely.
- Submit the request to your local election office. You should request your ballot as far in advance of the election as possible. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Monday, November 2, 2020.
- When your ballot arrives, read it carefully and follow the instructions to complete it and return it.
See what's on the ballot
Learn more about what will be on your ballot by visiting the Ballotpedia.
Get step-by-step help
TurboVote can help you start the absentee/mail-in ballot request process, send you election reminders, and more. If you’d like more help planning how to vote, we can walk you through the process!
Election Day registration
Wyoming does offer registration on Election Day.
Military and overseas voters
Active-duty military, their families, and overseas citizens can register to vote and request their absentee ballot using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). To do so:
- Fill out the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA), or download a copy. Your election official may have questions, so please provide an email address or phone number where they can reach you.
- Send the application to your election official.
- It is never too early to submit an FPCA! Please do so as soon as possible. You can look up recommended mailing dates by country and region.
- Please fill out and send back your ballot as soon as you receive it. Following are recommended return dates to make sure your ballot arrives at your election office on time:35 days before election - On a ship at sea: September 28, 202030 days before election - Outside of the US: October 2, 202011 days before the election - Stateside: October 23, 2020
- States begin mailing absentee ballots at least 45 days before Election Day. If you haven't received your ballot by 30 days before Election Day, contact your local election office.
If after submitting your FPCA, your ballot does not arrive, contact your election official first. Then:
- You can still vote using the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB). Print, sign, and mail your FWAB to your local election office.
- If you mail a FWAB and then receive your regular absentee ballot, you should complete and mail your absentee ballot also. Election officials will ensure that only one ballot is counted.
Check your voter registration status
Wyoming does not offer an online registration lookup tool. To confirm your voter registration status and details, contact your local election official.
Dates and deadlines
- Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
- The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (received by) Monday, October 19, 2020.
- The deadline to register in person to vote is Monday, November 2, 2020.
- The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Monday, November 2, 2020.
- The early voting period runs from Friday, September 18, 2020 to Monday, November 2, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.
- You can also register and vote on Election Day.
Election contact information for Wyoming
Secretary of State
Herschler Building East, 122 W 25th St, Suite 100
Cheyenne, WY 82002