What are the requirements to register to vote in Wyoming?
- Citizen of the United States
- Resident of the State of Wyoming and the Precinct in which you register
- 18 Years of Age on Election Day
- Not been convicted of a felony, or if convicted, provide the proper paperwork showing your civil or voting rights have been restored.
- Not adjudicated mentally incompetent
- Present a valid Wyoming Driver License if you have one and if not, provide the last four digits of your Social Security Number and accepted photo ID.
- Withdraw voter registration from any other jurisdiction, if applicable.
How do I register to vote?
- Link to the SOS Voter Registration
- Voter Registration is administered by the Sheridan County Clerk’s Election Office.
- Through their office, you may register to vote in four different ways:
1. Register in Person
Sheridan County Clerk’s Election Office
224 S Main St. Suite B17, Sheridan WY 82801
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Phone: (307) 674-2515
Fax: (307) 674-2909
2.Register with a Sheridan County Registry Agent: Dayton, Ranchester & Clearmont town hall.
3.Register by Mail
IMPORTANT NOTICE: According to the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002, Title III, Section 303(b)(2)(A), if you register to vote by MAIL, the first time you go to the polls to vote you will be REQUIRED to provide to the appropriate election official the following ID in order to vote, even though you showed ID in front of a notary or registry agent when you completed the voter registration form: a current and valid photo ID or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.
In order to vote by mail (Absentee Voting) if you have registered by mail, you will be REQUIRED to send a copy of the following ID in order for your absentee ballot to be processed the first time: a current and valid phot ID or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address. The documents must be in a separate envelope than the absentee ballot. The ballot cannot be processed until the state or local authority received the copy of identification.
4.Register at the polls on Election Day
Wyoming allows qualified voters to register at the polls on Election Day with acceptable identification. See list of acceptable documents below.
- Preferred Identification:
Valid Wyoming Driver’s License
- Second Option: If you don’t own a valid WY driver’s license:
WY Photo Identification Card
Different State’s driver’s license
ID issued by a local, state or federal agency
Tribal Identification Card
School Identification Card
Military Identification Card
U.S. Armed Forces Dependent ID Card
Provide the last four (4) digits of your Social Security #
- Third Option: 2 of any of the following documents
U.S. Social Security Card
Certificate of U.S. Citizenship or Naturalization
Voter Registration Card from another State or county
Original or Certified copy of a Birth Certificate with official seal
Certificate of Birth Abroad issued by the U.S. State Department
Any other form of ID issued by an Official Agency
Provide the last four (4) digits of your Social Security #
**NOTE** Wyoming is exempt from the federal “Motor Voter” law and DOES NOT offer registration at the Driver License Division.
Do I need to re-register to vote every election?
You do not need to re-register to vote in the upcoming elections if you voted in the 2018 General Elections in Sheridan County.
Can anyone vote Absentee?
- Yes, as long as you are currently a registered voter in Sheridan County you may apply for an absentee ballot at any time during a calendar year in which the election is held, but NOT on Election Day.
- ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION (Currently Unavailable)
- 45 days before an election, a voter can obtain an absentee ballot in person in the Sheridan County Clerk’s Election Office.
- Absentee ballots must be received by the Sheridan County Clerk’s Election Office NO later than 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Absentee ballots can be returned in person or by mail.
If you are currently a registered voter in Sheridan County and will be unable to vote on Election Day, you may complete the ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION (Currently Unavailable) and either email or mail the completed form to the Sheridan County Election Office. Please make sure that you provide us with a daytime phone number and/or email address so if we are unable to mail you a ballot we can contact you immediately.
- Email the form to firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Mail it to Sheridan County Clerk’s Election Office, 224 S Main St., Ste. B2, Sheridan WY 82801 or
- Call our office at (307) 674-2515
- Please make sure you have all the information necessary as when you call in we must complete an application for you.
If you are not currently a registered voter in Sheridan County, please see “Register by Mail” and send in an Absentee Ballot Application with your registration form.
If you are in the military or an overseas civilian and wish to complete a Federal Post Card Application for temporary registration and voting please go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program http://fvap.gov/index.html. This link will provide you with further information and voting help for Uniformed Service Members, their families and Citizens living outside of the United States.
What if I need assistance to vote?
- If you require assistance to vote by reason of disability or inability to read or write, you may be given assistance by a person of your choice.
- If you have questions regarding the accessibility of your polling place, please contact the Sheridan County Clerk Election Office.
- On Election Day, you may bring a sample ballot or your written or printed notes into the voting booth to assist you in marking your ballot. Please remember to take any samples or notes with you when you leave.