2012 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 22 - ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 29 - SPECIAL DISTRICT ELECTIONS ACT
22-29-110. County clerk to publish proclamation; filing period.
(a) Not more than fifty (50) and not less than forty (40) days, before the organizational election, the county clerk shall publish at least once in a newspaper of general circulation in each county in which all or part of the proposed district is situated a proclamation setting forth the date of the election, what county clerk is the filing officer, the question of formation, what offices are to be filled including the terms of the offices, the filing period for the offices and other pertinent election information. Minor errors in the proclamation shall not invalidate the forthcoming election.
(b) Not more than thirty-nine (39) and not less than thirty (30) days before the formation election, candidates may file an application for election in the office of the county clerk. The principal act shall determine who is eligible to be a candidate. The application shall be in substantially the following form:
APPLICATION FOR ELECTION
SPECIAL DISTRICT DIRECTOR
I, the undersigned, swear or affirm that I was born on ...., (year); that I have been a resident of .... district since ...., residing at ....; that I am an elector or landowner (check which one for eligibility) of said district and I do hereby request that my name, ...., be printed on the ballot of the formation (or other) election to be held on .... day of ...., (year) as a candidate for the office of director for a term of .... years. I hereby declare that if I am elected, I will qualify for the office.
Signature of Candidate
(c) The county clerk shall publish a sample ballot with the question of formation and candidates for directors together with any other ballot proposition at least once in a newspaper of general circulation in each county in which all or part of the proposed district is located, at least ten (10) days prior to the election.
(d) No petitions for nomination shall be required in any election for district director. Any eligible person wishing to run for a special district office shall file an application for election as specified in subsection (b) of this section.
(e) A county clerk receiving an application for election shall determine whether the person seeking election is an eligible candidate.
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