2012 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 22 - ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 3 - REGISTRATION
22-3-102. Qualifications; temporary registration.


WY Stat § 22-3-102 (through 2012) What's This?

(a) A person may register to vote not less than thirty (30) days, and effective January 1, 2011 fourteen (14) days before an election, at any election specified in W.S. 22-2-101(a)(i) through (viii) or as provided by W.S. 22-3-117, who satisfies the following qualifications:

(i) He is a citizen of the United States;

(ii) He will be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the next general election provided he shall not be permitted to vote until he has attained the age of eighteen (18);

(iii) He is a bona fide resident of Wyoming as determined in accordance with W.S. 22-1-102(a)(xxx);

(iv) He is not currently adjudicated mentally incompetent;

(v) He has not been convicted of a felony, or if convicted has had his civil or voting rights restored.

(b) Repealed By Laws 2004, Chapter 94, 4.

(c) Repealed By Laws 1998, ch. 100, 5.

(d) An absent uniformed services or an overseas citizen voter who is qualified to register by mail, to request an absentee ballot, and to vote in Wyoming is entitled to register by mail using the Federal Postcard Application for the purpose of voting in one (1) election or as many as the next two (2) federal election cycles, including the primary and general and special federal elections, but thereafter the voter's name shall be removed from the temporary registration list which shall be maintained as a segregated part of the voter registration list. The voter's name shall not appear on the permanent official registry list until the voter has registered as provided in W.S. 22-3-103 and 22-3-104.

(e) The secretary of state is authorized to provide for the verification of certain voter registration data in accordance with the following:

(i) The secretary of state and the director of the department of transportation shall enter into an agreement to match voter registration data with information maintained by the department regarding driver's licenses, in order to verify the information provided on applications for voter registration;

(ii) The secretary of state and the attorney general shall enter into an agreement to compare data in the voter registration system with information maintained by the division of criminal investigation regarding state felony convictions in order to deny voter registration to, and remove from voter registration lists, individuals who are not qualified electors;

(iii) The secretary of state and the director of the department of health shall enter into an agreement to match information in the voter registration system with death records in the office of vital records services within the department of health in order to remove names of deceased individuals from voter registration lists;

(iv) The secretary of state and the state board of parole shall enter into an agreement to match information in the voter registration system with records regarding restoration of voting rights maintained by the state board of parole in order to verify voter qualifications;

(v) The secretary of state and the supreme court shall enter into an agreement to match information in the voter registration system with other records in order to generate jury lists.

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