When is the election?
The general election will take place Tuesday, November 8, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Early and absentee voting for the general election is available from September 23 through November 7, 2022.
How do I register to vote?
You must register to vote at the Laramie County Clerk’s Office, with your Town Clerk, or at the polls, during early voting or on Election Day. You must also bring your Wyoming driver’s license or ID for identification purposes. If you do not have any of those documents, you may bring an accepted government-issued ID, such as a military ID, US passport, or driver’s license issued from another state. For more information about registration requirements and other forms of acceptable IDs, you may contact the County’s Election Office at (307) 633-4242 or by visiting the WY Secretary of State’s website.
Why do I have to show an ID to vote?
Wyoming law now requires you to present an ID before voting in person on Election Day or during early voting. No ID? You can get a free WY ID for voting, by visiting the Wyoming Department of Transportation Driver Services, located at 1520 Etchepare Circle, (307) 777-3835.
How do I get an absentee (mail) ballot?
Absentee ballots have to be requested each year. You do not have to give a reason for your request. Visit our How do I vote page to see how to vote at home, by absentee/mail ballot.
For additional info, visit the Wyoming Secretary of State’s website.
Where can I find my district/precinct, where do I vote, and how do I see my ballot?
Enter your address on our Precinct and Voter Info Interactive Map to see your elected officials, your voting district and precinct, your nearest polling places, and view your ballot (available only during an election).
When did the Fifth Penny Sales Tax begin in Laramie County?
The Fifth Penny Sales Tax has been renewed by voters since its original passing in 1977. The initial Fifth Penny Sales Tax was first approved by voters in 1977 for implementation in 1978 for one year. After initial success, the Fifth Penny expanded to a two-year tax in 1979-80. The first four-year tax was implemented from 1991 to 94 and has remained that way.
Will tourists pay this tax?
Yes. Anyone who purchases items in Laramie County (except non-prepared food) will pay this tax.
Will this make taxes in Laramie County higher than other Wyoming counties?
Of the 23 counties in Wyoming, 22 counties have the same sales tax rate as Laramie County. Sales tax in nearby Fort Collins, Colorado is at a rate of 7.55 percent.
Where can I find more information?
For more information visit, https://elections.laramiecountyclerk.com/