Election Day 2018-Know Your Rights

Written by on November 6, 2018

Wyoming voters head to the polls today, are you registered? If not, the state of Wyoming allows voters to register at the polls on election day.
In order to register to vote, you have to meet the following qualifications. Must be 18 years of age on Election Day, a U.S. Citizen, a resident of Wyoming and the precinct in which you register. You must show proof of identity, this includes a Wyoming Driver’s License or providing the last 4 digits of your social security number. You can not have been convicted of a felony, or if you have been convicted, you’ve had civil or voting rights restored and lastly, you have not been adjudicated mentally incompetent.
You may need to re-register to vote in your precinct or county if you have moved to a different county or if you did not vote in the last General Election.
Know your voting rights and if you are denied a ballot for any reason at the polls, demand a provisional ballot, federal law requires it. You will have to prove you are eligible to vote and make sure your ballot is counted. If you are denied voting and the issue is not resolved at the polls, you can report the issue to the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice at 800-253-3931

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