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The county treasurer.

The county and prosecuting attorney.

The superintendent of schools.

The assessor.

The coroner.

The justices of the peace.

The constables.

The clerk of the district court for each county, whenever his term of office shall expire before the next general election, or whenever a vacancy therein is to be filled, and such other county and precinct officers which may be created and made elective by law. In counties having an assessed valuation not exceeding five million dollars, the county clerk shall be ex-officio clerk of the district court, and shall perform all the duties pertaining to the office of clerk of the district court, but shall receive no additional or separate compensation therefor.

WHO MAY VOTE.

[S. L. 1890-91, Ch. 100, Sec. 3. S. L. 1895, Ch. 73, Sec. 1.] [S. L. 1899, Ch. 65, Sec. 5. S. L. 1890-91, Ch. 68, Sec. 1.]

Sec. 203. Except as hereinafter provided, every person shall be qualified and entitled to vote, who is a citizen of the United States, and over the age of twenty-one years, and who has been a bona fide resident of Wyoming for one year, and of the county wherein his residence is located, sixty days next preceding the election at which he votes, and who shall be able to read the constitution of this state, and who has complied with the provisions of this act, Provided, however, that any person prevented by physical disability from being able to read the constitution of this state, shall not for that reason, while laboring under such disability, be deprived of his right to vote; Provided, further, that any person who is a citizen of the United States and who was a qualified elector in Wyoming on the tenth day of July in year eighteen hundred and ninety, and who has since then continued to be a resident of this state, and has complied with the provisions of this title concerning registration, shall continue to be an elector of this state.

[S. L. 1897, Ch. 53, Sec. 3. S. L. 1890-91, Ch. 100, Sec. 4.] PROCLAMATION OF ELECTION BY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.

Sec. 204. The board of county commissioners of the several counties shall issue a proclamation at least thirty days, if possible, prior to any general or special election to be holden within their respective counties, except as otherwise provided in this title, setting forth the names of all the offices to be filled at such election, and the number of persons required by law to fill such offices or vacancies occurring under the law in such offices.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 40.]

POSTING AND PUBLISHING PROCLAMATION OF ELECTION.

Sec. 205. The county commissioners of the several counties shall cause such proclamation to be posted in a conspicuous place at every postoffice within their respective counties and shall also cause the same to be published in the official paper of their respective counties--if there be one at least twenty days, if possible, before the ensuing election.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 41.] SECRETARY OF STATE SHALL NOTIFY THE BOARDS OF COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS OF STATE OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED. Sec. 206. The secretary of state shall, between the first and fifteenth day of September in each year, in which a general election is to be heid,

make out and cause to be delivered to the board of county commissioners of each county a notice, in writing, stating what officers, other than county and precinct officers, are to be elected at such general election and voted for in the several counties.

[S. L. 1897, Ch. 53, Sec. 9.]

COUNTY CLERK SHALL FURNISH ELECTION SUPPLIES-COPY
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Sec. 207. The county clerk shall provide at the expense of the county, proper ballot boxes, poll books and other necessary election blanks, official ballots as hereinafter provided, also the election laws of Wyoming in separate pamphlet form for each voting precinct and election district in the county and cause a suitable number thereof to be delivered to the judges of election of each voting precinct at least ten days, if possible, before any election is to be held within his county.

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SPECIAL ELECTIONS-HOW CONDUCTED.

Sec. 208. Special elections shall be conducted, and the results thereof canvassed and certified, in all respects as near as practicable, in the same manner as in general elections, except as otherwise specially directed.

SPECIAL ELECTIONS-WHEN HELD.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 4.]

Sec. 209. Special elections shall be held in the following cases and for the election of the following officers:

First-When there has been no choice at the general election, of any officer, not a precinct officer, who should properly have been chosen at such general election, except as otherwise provided by law.

Second-When the rights of a person elected to the office of member of the senate or member of the house of representatives, shall cease by death, or otherwise, before the commencement of, or during the term for which he shall have been elected.

State ex rel Richardson vs. Henderson, 4 Wyo. 535.

MEMBER OF CONGRESS-SPECIAL ELECTION FOR.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 3.]

Sec. 210. When any vacancy shall occur in the office of representative in congress more than sixty days prior to any general election, the governor may issue an order of election to the board of county commissioners of the several counties, appointing a day to hold a special election to fill such vacancy.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 48.]

MEMBER OF CONGRESS-NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF. Sec. 211. If any vacancy shall exist in the office of representative to congress, one month, if possible, before such election, the secretary of

state shall give notice in writing to the board of county commissioners of each county, specifying the cause of such vacancy, the name of the officer in whose office it occurred and the time when his term of office would have expired.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 49.] MEMBERS OF LEGISLATURE-SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL VACANCY.

Sec. 212. Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the office of any member of the senate or house of representatives, the county clerk of the county or counties in which the member whose office is vacant resided, shall immediately notify the governor of such vacancy, whereupon the governor shall issue an order of election to the board of county commissioners of the county or counties in which the vacancy is to be filled, upon which an election shall be held to fill such vacancy; but unless the legislature shall be in session at the time the vacancy occurs, or there shall be a session between the time at which the vacancy occurs and the next general election, no special election shall be ordered to fill such vacancy.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 50.]

SPECIAL GENERAL ELECTIONS ON QUESTIONS TO BE DECIDED.

Sec. 213. Whenever any question is to be brought before and decided by the electors of Wyoming, the governor may call a special election, which shall be conducted the same as a special election called to fill a vacancy in the office of representative in congress.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 46.]

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS-DUTIES OF-SPECIAL ELECTIONS. Sec. 214. The board of county commissioners of each county shall make all adequate provisions for elections ordered by the governor, and shall carry out all the provisions of law concerning special elections, the same as if the elections had been called by the said board.

[S. L. 1890-91, Ch. 100, Sec. 14, Sub. 1.] SPECIAL COUNTY ELECTIONS SHALL BE ORDERED BY COUNTY COM

MISSIONERS.

Sec. 215. All special elections for county and precinct officers, shall be ordered by the county commissioners, which order shall be countersigned by the clerk of the board of county commissioners.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 53.] CONTENTS OF ORDER FOR SPECIAL ELECTIONS-TIME OF ORDER.

Sec. 216. Every order issued for a special election shall specify the county or district in which such election is to be held, the reason for the special election, the name of the office to be filled, the time when the term of office will commence, and the day on which such election is to be held, which shall, if possible, not be less than twenty days from the date of the order of election.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 54.]

VACANCY IN OFFICE-WHO DETERMINES FACT OF.

Sec. 217. Whenever it is alleged that a vacancy in any office exists, the officer, court, or county board, whose duty it is to fill the vacancy by appointment or to order an election to fill such vacancy, shall have power to determine whether or not the facts occasioning such vacancy exist. State ex rel Miller vs. Barber, 4 Wyo. 400.

WHO MAY VOTE AT SPECIAL ELECTIONS.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 47.]

Sec. 218. All persons who have registered either during the regis tration period immediately preceding a special election, or a municipal

election, or who have registered less than two years before such election, during a regular registration period for county elections, or during any special or municipal registration period, subsequent to such regular county election, shall be entitled to vote at such special election, or municipal election as the case may be, in the precinct in which they registered. The provisions of this title shall apply to all special elections and municipal elections.

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CONVENTION OR PRIMARY MEETING DEFINED.

Sec. 219. A convention or primary meeting within the meaning of this act is an organized assemblage of electors or delegates representing a political party.

State ex rel Bennett vs. Barber, 4 Wyo. 56.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 85.]

APPLICATION OF LAW-HOW MEETINGS SHALL BE CALLED.

Sec. 220. Any caucus or public meeting of the qualified voters of a county, district, city, town, ward of a city or town, or polling precinct, of any specified party or portion of such voters, for the nomination of candidates to be supported at any state, general, county, district, munici pal or other election, or for the selection of delegates to any political convention, or for the appointment of any political committee, may be called by written or printed notice, specifying that the same is to be held in accordance with the provisions of this title, and such provisions thereof shall then apply to the conduct and proceedings of such meeting. OFFICERS OF MEETING.

[S. L. 1897, Ch. 53, Sec. 24.]

Sec. 221. The call for the meeting shall designate by name or office the person who shall call the meeting to order; and the person so designated shall call the meeting to order and preside until a chairman shall be chosen. In case, however, the person so designated shall be absent at the time appointed, the meeting may choose a temporary chairman to act in place of such person. The organization of the meeting by the choice of a chairman, clerk and such other officers as the meeting may require, shall be the first business in order.

WHEN BALLOT SHALL BE TAKEN.

[S. L. 1890-91, Ch. 32, Sec. 2.]

Sec. 222. A ballot shall be taken for the choice of any candidate, delegate or member of a political committee to be selected by such meet

ing, in case five or more of the persons present and entitled to vote therein, shall in any case so request in writing; and in case of such written request, a ballot shall be taken for the choice of the chairman of such meeting unless the meeting shall vote to dispense with such ballot. Such written request may be presented to the presiding officer for the time being, by motion or otherwise at any time, before a choice of the officers to which it relates is effected.

CHALLENGE OF VOTERS.

[S. L. 1890-91, Ch. 32, Sec. 3.]

Sec. 223. Any person offering to vote at any such meeting may be challenged by any person present as to whether his political faith is in accordance with that of the party or voters holding such meeting. Upon such challenge, the party challenged, before he shall be permitted to vote, shall be required to make a sworn statement before the presiding officer of such meeting that his political faith is in accordance with the party or voters holding such meeting; and in case he refuses to make such sworn statement, his vote shall not be received.

PRESERVATION OF BALLOTS.

[S. L. 1890-91, Ch. 32, Sec. 5.]

Sec. 224. The clerk chosen at such meeting shall, at the request in writing of five voters entitled to act therein, safely keep all ballots cast, and check lists used therein for a period of three months, and shall produce the same if called for by any court of justice.

REGULATIONS MAY BE ADOPTED BY PRIMARY.

[S. L. 1890-91, Ch. 32, Sec. 7.]

Sec. 225. Nothing herein shall prevent the enforcement at any primary of further regulations not inconsistent with the prvoisions of this title.

[S. L. 1890-91, Ch. 32, Sec. 8.] NOMINATIONS OF CANDIDATES MAY BE BY CONVENTION OR PRI

MARY.

Sec. 226. Any convention or primary meeting as herein defined, held for the purpose of making nominations to public office and also electors to the number herein specified may nominate candidates for public office to be filled by election.

[S. L. 1890, Ch. 80, Sec. 84.]

CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION BY CONVENTION OR PRIMARY.

Sec. 227. All nominations made by such convention or primary meeting shall be certified as follows. The certificate of nomination shall be in writing, shall contain the name of each person nominated; his residence; his business, and the office for which he is nominated, and shall designate in not more than two words, of which the word "Party" shall be one, the political party which such convention or primary meeting represents (as for instance: "Republican Party," "Democratic Party," "People's Party" or "Fusion Party"), a compound or hyphenated word shall not be used to indicate the name of a political party within the meaning of this section. The certificate shall be signed by the chairman and secretary of such convention or primary meeting, who shall add to their signatures their respective places of residence, and make oath before an officer qualified to administer the same that the affiants were such officers of such convention or primary meeting, and that the statements contained in such certificate are true to the best of their knowledge and belief. A certificate that such oath has been administered shall be made and signed by the officer before whom such oath was made. The certifi

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