2012 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 22 - ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 29 - SPECIAL DISTRICT ELECTIONS ACT
22-29-104. Definitions when principal act is silent.


WY Stat § 22-29-104 (through 2012) What's This?

(a) When used in a principal act, the following definitions apply, unless the term is otherwise specifically defined in that principal act:

(i) "Elector" means a qualified elector;

(A) Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 115, 5.

(B) Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 115, 5.

(C) Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 115, 5.

(D) Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 115, 5.

(E) Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 115, 5.

(F) Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 115, 5.

(ii) "Landowner" means a person holding record fee title to real property within the district or proposed district or a person obligated to pay general property taxes under a contract to purchase real property within the district or proposed district. It does not include a person who owns only personal property even though such personal property may be subject to levy. As used in this paragraph, "person" includes an individual, corporation, partnership, association or other entity owning land in the district provided the individual who signs the petition for a corporation, partnership or association presents the election judge with a written authorization to sign for the corporation, partnership or association;

(iii) Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 115, 5.

(iv) "Property owner" means a landowner;

(v) "Qualified elector" means a natural person who:

(A) Is a citizen of the United States;

(B) Is a bona fide resident of the district or proposed district;

(C) Will be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the election at which he may offer to vote;

(D) Is not currently adjudicated mentally incompetent;

(E) Has not been convicted of a felony, or, if so convicted, has had his civil or voting rights restored; and

(F) Has registered to vote.

(vi) "Resident" or "residence" means as defined in the Wyoming Election Code;

(vii) "Voter" means a qualified elector;

(viii) "Written authorization" means an affidavit filed with the county clerk setting forth a general legal description of the property owned, the street or common name address for the property, the name or names of all owners of the property described, and a statement that the person signing the written authorization is the only person having authority to act on behalf of the owner or owners of the property.

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