What happens if you know you can vote – but you’re told you can’t on Election Day?
Election Day has a good history here in the Equality State. Wyoming was the first state to allow women to vote, and Wyoming usually has a higher voter turnout than the rest of the county. Even our election judges cross party lines to ensure all voters have a good experience on Election Day.
But even so, it is essential that we continue to protect every citizen’s right to vote, especially this election season with so many high-stakes elections on the ballot.
Recently, we’ve become aware of an issue that might prevent some citizens from voting on Election Day. Earlier this year, the Wyoming Secretary of State sent letters to each County Clerk with a list of registered voters whose citizenship was in question. Despite reports that for some of those voters, their citizenship information was actually on file, letters were sent to many citizens asking them to confirm their citizenship status before they would be allowed to vote. In a state where every vote counts, we feel it is imperative that no citizen be blocked from voting on Election Day because of an unconfirmed suspicion of their citizenship status.
If you run into issues with your citizenship being questioned on Election Day, please call us immediately at (307) 314-2258. Leave us a message, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Your vote matters. We’ll help make sure your vote counts.