The County Clerk serves as the Chief Election Official for the County and, as such, performs a variety of duties. These duties are done in conformance with and as defined in the Wyoming State Statutes, Title 22.
Please go to http://soswy.state.wy.us/ for complete information on the laws affecting elections.
Primary and general elections are held on even numbered years and occur in August and November respectively. A person may register to vote not less than 30 days before an election, at a primary election, at a general election, or as provided by W.S. 22-3-117, based on satisfying certain qualifications. Prior to Election Day, new voters can register at the County Clerk's Office or the Town Clerk's Offices in Douglas, Glenrock or Rolling Hills. In order to register to vote, a person must be a United States Citizen, 18 years of age on the day of the next election, a resident of Converse County, not currently adjudicated mentally incompetent, and has not been convicted of a felony. Persons wishing to register to vote must provide some form of identification.
Any qualified elector may apply for an absentee ballot either in person, in writing, or by telephone, by furnishing the following information: name in full, social security number (optional), date of birth, and residence by street, city, county and zip code. On occasion, additional information may be requested. Absentee ballots for a primary or general election must be received in the County Clerk's Office by 7:00 p.m. on the day of the election in order to be counted.
Candidates running for any office - whether partisan or non partisan - can access http://soswy.state.wy.us/default.aspx to obtain a wealth of information regarding elections. Links will take you to various other sites where you can obtain forms for filing, filing deadlines, etc.