2017 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 22 - ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 4 - POLITICAL PARTIES
ARTICLE 1 - MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES
SECTION 22-4-101 - Application; composition, election and qualifications of county central committees; certificate of election.
22-4-101. Application; composition, election and qualifications of county central committees; certificate of election.
(a) This article is applicable only to "major political parties".
(b) The county central committee of each political party consists of precinct committeemen and committeewomen elected in the county at the regular biennial primary election. Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, each political party in each precinct shall elect one (1) committeeman and one (1) committeewoman for each two hundred fifty (250) votes or major fraction thereof cast for the party's candidate for representative in congress in the last general election, but provided that no precinct shall be entitled to less than one (1) precinct committeeman and precinct committeewoman. Precinct committeemen and committeewomen shall be electors registered in the party and resident in the precinct. If a precinct boundary line is changed for any reason, the county commissioners shall determine the number of precinct committeemen and committeewomen to which the affected precinct is entitled.
(c) In any general election year in which a new plan of legislative districts is required, the number of precinct committeemen and committeewomen shall be one (1) committeeman and one (1) committeewoman for each two hundred fifty (250) votes or major fraction thereof of voters registered in that political party at the time election districts are adopted by the county commissioners as provided in W.S. 22-7-101, provided that no precinct shall be entitled to less than one (1) precinct committeeman and precinct committeewoman.
(d) No later than forty-five (45) days after the date of the primary election, the county canvassing board or a canvassing board appointed by the county clerk consisting of two (2) electors and the county clerk, shall provide to each county chairman the certified election results for precinct committeemen and committeewomen and a list of persons who received write-in votes for precinct committeemen or committeewomen.
(e) Except for the term beginning after the canvass of the 2014 primary election, the term of office for all precinct committeemen and committeewomen shall be two (2) years and shall begin on the first Monday in January of the year following their election. The term for committeemen and committeewomen elected at the 2014 primary election shall end on the first Monday in January of 2017.