The 2014 Wyoming general election debates begin tonight on Wyoming PBS, followed by debates on October 15-16. Election day is November 4. (Gregory Nickerson/WyoFile — click to enlarge)

Guide to 2014 Wyoming general election debates and voting

By Gregory Nickerson
Originally published October 13, 2014
Updated October 28, 2014

The election is November 4. Are you ready?

WyoFile has created this guide as a resource for voters. Below you will find information on past debates, directions on when and where to vote, and a list of all the candidates running for state office.

PBS Debates October 13-17

The Wyoming PBS debates can be viewed using the hyperlinks below:

U.S. House of Representatives:

  •      Cynthia Lummis (R) (Incumbent)
  •      Richard Grayson (D)
  •      Richard Brubaker (L – Libertarian)
  •      Clyde Cummings (C – Constitution)

U.S. Senate

Secretary of State

Governor

Superintendent of Public Instruction

The Casper Star-Tribune and Casper College hosted debates for Governor and Superintendent of Public Instruction on October 9, 2014. To view the debates, visit YouTube, or the Casper Star-Tribune website.

Trevor Brown of the Wyoming Tribune Eagle provided this coverage of the debates.

VOTING GUIDE

When is election day?

The 2014 general election is November 4, 2014. Polls close at 7 p.m.

How do I register to vote?

Voters can register at the polls on election day or visit their county clerk’s office at the local courthouse any time during business hours. A valid photo identification is required for voter registration but not required for casting a ballot.

How do I vote absentee?

Absentee voting for the 2014 general election in Wyoming began on September 25. Absentee ballots can be requested in the elections office of your local courthouse. All absentee ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on the day of the Election to be counted.

Where do I vote? What district am I in?

To find out where to cast your ballot on November 4, visit the Wyoming Secretary of State’s polling place locator. This tool also allows voters to input their address to find out which legislative districts they will vote for.

Who is running?

For a quick guide to who is voting in your district, read the Wyoming Secretary of State candidate roster at the bottom of this article, or see the Ballotopedia lists for Wyoming Senate or House races.

WyoFile’s 2014 election coverage:

U.S. Senate candidates challenge 18-year incumbent Enzi, Sept. 23, 2014.
Governor candidates weigh options for Wyoming Medicaid expansion, Sept. 9, 2014.
Gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar talks energy policy, July 8, 2014.
Wyoming secretary of state candidates wary of “big money” race, June 3, 2014.
Top races to follow in Wyoming Senate primaries, July 11, 2014.
GOP rifts show in Wyoming House primary races, July 15, 2014.
Conservatives challenge Mead in 2014 Wyoming governors’ race, June 17, 2014.
Wyoming superintendent hopefuls call for new chapter in education, July 22, 2014.
Eleven primary races that could change Wyoming politics, August 5, 2014.
Who bankrolls Wyoming’s top-funded primary candidates?, August 19, 2014.
Mead, Murray, and Balow win contested primary races, August 20, 2014.
 

General Election Candidate Roster for All Wyoming Offices (click to enlarge)

— Gregory Nickerson is the government and policy reporter for WyoFile. He writes the Capitol Beat blog. Contact him at greg@wyofile.com or follow him on twitter @GregNickersonWY.

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Gregory Nickerson worked as government and policy reporter for WyoFile from 2012-2015. He studied history at the University of Wyoming. Follow Greg on Twitter at @GregNickersonWY and on www.facebook.com/GregoryNickersonWriter/

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