2012 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 22 - ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 23 - MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
22-23-202. Optional mode of election for towns; procedures by charter ordinance.


WY Stat § 22-23-202 (through 2012) What's This?

(a) Any municipality may, by charter ordinance enacted pursuant to article 13, section 1(c) of the Wyoming constitution, elect not to conduct its elections for office or for municipal ballot propositions in the same manner as statewide elections, in which case the charter ordinance shall at a minimum provide:

(i) The manner in which notice of elections shall be given;

(ii) The procedure by which candidates shall be nominated for office, and by which vacancies in nomination are to be filled;

(iii) The date, time and place of the election which shall be held on the Tuesday next following the first Monday in the month of May every two (2) years;

(iv) The manner in which precinct officials and a canvassing board shall be appointed;

(v) That the municipal clerk is responsible for:

(A) Determining if a person seeking nomination is a qualified candidate;

(B) Preparing the ballots in substantially the same form as the general election nonpartisan ballot;

(C) Designating polling places;

(D) Otherwise conducting the election.

(vi) That the municipality shall bear the expense of the election;

(vii) The manner in which election results are certified and persons receiving the highest number of votes are notified.

(b) Those matters not otherwise provided for in a charter ordinance shall be governed by chapters 1 through 21, 23, 25 and 26 of this Election Code.

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