WYOMING 3 Electoral Votes 
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(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Wyoming Secretary of State)
Total Resident Population, July 1, 2012 est.
Total Registration, Nov. 6, 2012
240,438 >

Rep. 160,361 (66.70%)   Dem. 51,109 (21.26%)   Unaffiliated 27,695 (11.52%)   Lib. 1,139   Const. 90   Country 21   AE 9   Other 14  
Wyoming has: 23 counties.

Governor: Matt Mead (R) elected 2010. 
State Legislature: Wyoming State Legislature  House: 60 seats  Senate: 30 seats
Local: Counties and Municipalities...  NACO Counties
U.S. House: 1R - C.Lummis (R) 
U.S. Senate: Mike Enzi (R) re-elected in 2008, John Barrasso (R) elected in 2008, re-elected in 2012. 
U.S. Senate: Sen. John Barrasso (R) faced little difficulty in his bid for re-election, defeating Albany County Commissioner Tim Chesnut (D) and Joel Otto (Wyoming Country Party), who manages a ranch and investments.
U.S. House: Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R) likewise
handily defeated Chris Henrichsen (D) and others.
State Legislature: Republicans kept huge majorities in both chambers.  All 60 House seats and 15 of 30 Senate seats were up.  The House went from 50R, 10D to 52R, 8D and Senate stayed at 26R, 4D. 
Ballot Measures: Voters approved Constitutional Amendment A and B reserving the right to make health care decisions to the citizens of the state of Wyoming and recognizing and preseving the heritage of fishing and hunting.  Amendment C, to expand the authority of district court commissioners, failed. 

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The Cowboy State
General Election -- Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Voting Eligible Population*: 422,784.
VEP Highest Office Turnout Rate: 58.9%.

Official Results >

+Romney/Ryan (Rep.)
Obama/Biden (Dem.)
Johnson/Gray (Lib.)
Goode/Clymer (Const.)

under votes 1,367 over votes 273
total ballots cast 250,701

Overview: Romney/Ryan amassed a plurality of 101,676 votes (40.82 percentage points), carrying all counties but Teton County (Jackson).  The percentage margin was second biggest after Utah.  Principals made a couple of fundraising visits.  Mitt Romney appeared at receptions and a dinner hosted by Vice President Dick Cheney in Jackson Hole on July 11, and Michelle Obama appeared at a fundraising luncheon in Jackson Hole on Aug. 11.  Libertarian Gary Johnson rallied at the University of Wyoming in Laramie on Oct. 18 and his running mate Jim Gray made a trip on Aug. 10-11, appearing in Cheyenne, Laramie and Casper.
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[State Primary: August 21, 2012]
Republican County Conventions -- March 6-10, 2012


29 delegates and 26 alternates.
1.27% of the 2,286 Delegates.

Wyoming Republicans held county conventions from March 6-10, 2012, electing 12 delegates and 12 alternates to the national convention.  Eight of those delegates were committed to Mitt Romney, two to Rick Santorum, and one to Ron Paul and one undeclared.  Fourteen at large delegates and 14 at large alternates were elected at the 2012 State Convention held in Cheyenne April 12-14. 

General Election -- Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Voting Eligible Population*: 389,304.
VEP Highest Office Turnout Rate: 65.4%.

Registration-Nov. 4, 2008: 244,818.

Wyoming statutes allow voters to register at the polls on Election Day (thus the vote total is higher than the registration number).

In Wyoming, any qualified elector may vote by absentee ballot
in person in the office of their county clerk 40 days before an election or by requesting an absentee ballot be mailed.
Official Results >

+McCain/Palin (Rep.)
Obama/Biden (Dem.) 82,868
Barr/Root (Lib.)
Baldwin/Castle (Ind.) 1,192
Nader/Gonzalez (Ind.)

under votes 1,131; over votes 246

2008 Overview
Wyoming was never in any doubt as the McCain-Palin ticket secured a plurality of 82,090 votes (32.24 percentage points).  Obama fared 7.5 percentage points better than Kerry had and carried Albany County (Laramie...home of the University of Wyoming) in addition to Teton County (Jackson)Activity by the principals was limited to Cindy McCain's appearance at a Sept. 24 fundraising breakfast/brunch for McCain-Palin Victory 2008 at Teton Pines Country Club in Wilson (Gov. Palin originally scheduled).
Obama/Allies  |  McCain/Allies Nader

General Election -- Tuesday, November 2, 2004
Voting Eligible Population*: 370,785.
VEP Highest Office Turnout Rate: 65.7%.

Total Ballots Cast: 245,789 incl. 433 presidential over votes. 
Wyoming statutes allow voters to register at the polls on Election Day.
Official Results

+Bush/Cheney (Rep.)
167,629 (68.86)
Kerry/Edwards (Dem.) 70,776 (29.07)
Badnarik/Campagna (Lib.) 1,171 (0.48)
Nader/Camejo (Ind.) 2,741 (1.13)
Peroutka/Baldwin (Ind.) 631 (0.26)
Write-Ins 480 (0.20)

2004 Overview
The Bush-Cheney ticket amassed a plurality of 96,853 votes (39.79 percentage points).  Bush carried 22 counties; Kerry did carry Teton County (Jackson).  In a Nov. 3, 2004 press release Secretary of State Joe Meyer stated, “Having Wyoming’s Dick Cheney on the ballot has probably driven our high voter turnout the last two Presidential elections.”  General Election Details

General Election -- Tuesday, November 7, 2000
Voting Eligible Population*: 361,078.
VEP Highest Office Turnout Rate: 59.2%.

: Third parties on the ballot: The Libertarian Party qualified as minor party, having won support from more than 5% of the electors in the last general election.  The Natural Law Party and the Reform Party qualified as provisional parties (June 1, 2000 deadline).  Howard Phillips qualified as an independent candidate by meeting the signature requirement.  (An independent candidate needed to submit signatures of 3,484 certified voters (2 percent of the voting population) by the Aug. 28, 2000 deadline).  A Nader petition effort fell short.

Total Ballots Cast: 221,685.

Official Results

Gore/Lieberman (Dem.)
Phillips/Frazier (Ind.)
Browne/Olivier (Lib.)
Hagelin/Goldhaber (NLP)
Buchanan/Foster (Ref.)
+Bush/Cheney (Rep.)
Nader/LaDuke (w/in)*

*The state canvass does not include the Nader write in votes.  The state canvassing board did not canvass those votes because they did not affect the outcome of the race.  However, Nader requested that his write-in votes be counted according to W.S. 22-16-103(b).

2000 Overview
The Bush-Cheney ticket easily won Wyoming's 3 electoral votes, carrying all 23 counties and securing a plurality of 87,466 votes (40.06 percentage points) in Cheney's home state.

1992 and 1996 General Elections
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Bush (Rep.)............79,347 (39.56)
Clinton (Dem.)........68,160 (33.98)
Perot (Ind.).............51,263
Others (2+w/ins).......1,817

Dole (Rep.)...........105,388 (49.81)
Clinton (Dem.)........77,934 (36.84)
Perot (Ind.).............25,928
Others (2)................2,321
Note: The 12%-plus for Perot marked his fourth strongest showing.