Elections in Converse County
Please go to the Wyoming Secretary of State website for complete information on the laws affecting elections.
Election Schedule and Registration
A person may register to vote not less than 30 days before an election, at a primary election, at a general election, or as provided by W.S. 22-3-117, based on satisfying certain qualifications. Prior to Election Day, new voters can register at the County Clerk's Office in Glenrock or Rolling Hills. In order to register to vote, a person must be a United States Citizen, 18 years of age on the day of the next election, a resident of Converse County, not currently adjudicated mentally incompetent, and has not been convicted of a felony. Persons wishing to register to vote must provide some form of identification.
Primary and general elections are held on even numbered years and occur in August and November respectively.
Per the County Clerk's office: Any qualified elector may apply for an absentee ballot either in person, in writing, or by telephone, by furnishing the following information:
- Full Name
- Social Security Number (optional)
- Date of Birth
- Residence by Street, City, County and Zip Code
- Other information may be requested on occasion
Absentee ballots for a primary or general election must be received in the County Clerk's Office by 7:00 p.m. on the day of the election in order to be counted.
Running for an Office?
Douglas municipal elected offices are non-partisan and are for four-year terms, both Mayor and Council positions. Candidates running for a municipal office can go to the Wyoming Secretary State - Elections website for information regarding elections.
For the 2018 Election, there are two Council member positions up for election as well as the position of Mayor. The filing period is from May 17th t June 1st, 2018, and the filing fee is $25.00, payable to the City of Douglas. Election forms/packets are available at City Hall in the Clerk's office. Call 307-358-3462 and speak to the City Clerk for more information.