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Crossover voting bill becomes law

Swapping your party affiliation from Republican to Democrat or vice versa on the day of an election will no longer be possible in Wyoming.

HB 103 took effect last week without the signature of Governor Mark Gordon, who felt the legislation may cause confusion for voters but was not sufficiently flawed to merit a veto.

Voters looking to register with a party, whether for the first time or to change their affiliation, will now need to do so before nominations open for the next primary election.

Requesting a major party ballot constitutes a declaration of party affiliation.

For a general election...