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Crossover bill crosses chambers

Most of the legislation aimed at reforming the election process in Wyoming has failed to make it past the halfway point of this year’s budget session. However, one bill that would make a significant change to how citizens of this state cast their ballots passed out of the Senate on Monday morning.

Senate File 97 would end “crossover voting” in Wyoming, a practice in which voters have historically had the option to switch their party affiliation right up until the moment they are handed a ballot. The bill was introduced by Senator Bo Biteman and both Senator Ogden Driskill and Representative Ch...