The Green Papers: State and Local Government
Copyright Wyoming
Governor:1(Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
2000 Census:495,304 (0.18% of 281,998,273)
2004, 2008 Electors:3(0.56% of 538)
2002-2010 Representatives:1(0.23% of 435)
2010 Census:568,300 (0.18% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electors:3(0.56% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:1(0.23% of 435)

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Official Name/Status   All States
 The STATE of Wyoming
 Status: STATE of the Union
 Organized as a Territory: 25 July 1868. 15 Stat. 178: previously, part of Dakota Territory
 Admitted to the Union as a State: 10 July 1890 by an Act of Congress (26 Stat. 222) recognizing a State government already formed
  The 44th state.

Traditional Sections and Regions   All States
 Section: WEST
 Region: Intermountain
 Survey: Public Domain

Constitutions   All States     Links to State Constitutions
 Enabling Act: [Wyoming never had an Enabling Act prior to Admission as a State]
1st (1890-) [Adopted: 30 September 1889 Convention convened, 2 September 1889, Ratified: 5 November 1889 ratified by a vote of 6,272 to 1,923; effective upon Admission, 10 July 1890]

Executive Branch   All States
Chief Executive
Successor to a Vacancy
  Secretary of State
Major Executive Officers Elected Statewide   All States   2021 Office holders
  Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period. The Wyoming Supreme Court determined on 4 May 2004 that term limits require an amendment to the state constitution rather than, as they were, imposed by a 1992 ballot initiative. At the time, the ruling was not applied to statewide offices. Reference: CATHCART v. MEYER, 2004 WY 49, 88 P.3d 1050, Case Number: 04-32, 04-33, 04-34, Decided: 05/04/2004
  Secretary of State: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022
  Treasurer: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022
  Auditor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022
  Superintendent of Public Instruction: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Legislative Branch   All States
Upper House
Lower House
  House of Representatives

Judicial Branch   All States
Court of Last Resort
  Supreme Court

Local Government
  County [Type: Strong, Executive and Legislative: BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS]
   district [Type: None, Executive and Legislative: no associated governmental structure]
Incorporated Municipalities  All States

Statutory Election Information   All States
General Election   All States
  Tuesday next after 1st Monday in November of even-numbered years
[WY Statutes 22-2-104(a)]
State Primary   All States
  Tuesday next after 3d Monday in August of even-numbered years
[WY Statutes 22-2-104(b)]
Polling times   All States
  Polls open: 7 AM local time
Polls close: 7 PM local time
[WY Statutes 22-13-101]

Links  Links to other web sites
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Election Authority
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Legislature    All States
  Wyoming State Legislature
  Wyoming Democratic Party
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Third Party
  Libertarian Party of Wyoming
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  Wyoming Green Party
Media & others
  Cody Enterprise
  KCWY TV - NBC - Casper
  KTWO TV - ABC - Casper
  Laramie Boomerang - Wyoming
  Rock Springs Daily Rocket-Miner
  Star Tribune - Casper - Jackson Hole
  The Douglas Budget
  The News-Record - Gillette
  The Powell Tribune
  The Sheridan Press
  The Torrington Telegram
  Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

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