Elections

Initiative & Referendum

Registered Voters Signature Requirement:


38,818 (equal to 15% of those who voted in the preceding general election and signed by voters equal in number to 15% of those resident in at least two-thirds of the counties in the state, as determined by those who voted the preceding general election in that county.)


2018 Signature Requirement by County


Initiative Process

Initiative Process Information

Intiative - Bill Template

The initiative process document is intended as a guide for those considering filing an initiative application. The people may propose and enact laws by the initiative process. It is highly recommended that before beginning this process the applicants consult the Wyoming Constitution and the Election Code of the Wyoming State Statutes. An electronic version of the Constitution may be obtained via our website. An electronic version of the Wyoming Election Code may be obtained by visiting the Legislative Service Office's website.


Current Initiatives

An Act to Promote Free and Fair Elections
Primary contact: Ken Chestek
Address: 4317 Cliff St., Laramie, WY 82070
Ph. 307.460.9139
Email: kchestek@gmail.com
Website: WyomingPromise.org

Secondary contact: Shelby Shadwell
Address: 920 S. 10th St., Laramie WY 82070
Ph. 307.761.0989
Email: shelby.shadwell@gmail.com
Website: WyomingPromise.org

Referendum Process

Referendum Filing Deadline: Within 90 days after the adjournment of the legislative session at which the act was passed.


Referendum Process Information

The referendum process document is intended as a guide for those considering filing a referendum application. The referendum process is used to approve or reject acts of the legislature. As with the initiative process, it is highly recommended that before beginning this process applicants consult the Wyoming Constitution and the Election Code of the Wyoming State Statutes. An electronic version of the Constitution may be obtained via our website. An electronic version of the Wyoming Election Code may be obtained by visiting the Legislative Service Office's website.


Historical Information

Initiative and Referendum Summary