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Ballot safety sets focus of new bills

Corporations committee looks to update Wyoming’s elections

Taking proactive measures to protect Wyoming’s elections was a major focus for the Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions committee at its interim meeting on Thursday in Douglas.

From preventing non-Wyomingites from voting to making sure that private parties cannot fund the election administration process, a number of bills were moved forward – some for further consideration, but others directly to the floor of next year’s legislative session.

Voter Residency

The first bill on the table aimed to reduce the risk of non-residents voting in Wyoming elections by strengthening the curre...