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Pokes Vote

Service, Leadership & Community Engagement

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About

Pokes Vote is a non-partisan cooperative campaign at the University of Wyoming focused on maximizing student civic engagement and leadership development through voter education, registration, and turn-out. Pokes Vote is committed to honesty, fairness, and the relentless effort to get college-aged students engaged in their democratic community by voting.

Why Vote?

A government by the people, for the people just can’t work without the people.

2018 Events

Pokes Vote events this year include Candidate Meet and Greets, voter rights presentations, a free dinner focused on civil conversation, the Gubernatorial debate, a concert mashup with StudioWyo, an Election Day Watch Party, and more! Check out the Upcoming Events below to see more details and learn more about the election process!

 


 


November 1st: Pokes Vote @ Studio Wyo

Union Gardens, 7pm

Come by our Pokes Vote and Studio Wyo mashup to fill out commit to vote cards and learn more about the election process and upcoming events while enjoying musical performances by Wildermiss, Elk Tongue, and Mady Lundblad!


November 6th: Election Day Watch Party

Union Lower Level, 7pm
Join Pokes Vote to cap off election season by watching elections and celebrating democracy! There will be prizes, free appetizers, a plinko/trivia matchup, live election results, and more. Prizes include a PS4/Red Dead Redemption Bundle, Beats Earbuds, a Bluetooth Speaker, UW gear, and others. You must be present to win - we'll see you there!

Commit to Vote Cards:

Find us tabling in the Union or at an event and fill out a commit to vote card and learn more about our upcoming programs!


Register to Vote:

In Wyoming you can register the same day if you are voting within the county you want to vote in. Make sure when you register or vote you are 18 years of age, a US Citizen, not a convicted felon, and you have not been adjudicated mentally incompetent.
You just need some form of ID: Driver’s License, Student ID, Passport, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, Draft Record, Certificate of Naturalization, or Certification of Naturalization.

Register to vote in the State of Wyoming

Albany County (Laramie, Wyo). Visit the Albany County Courthouse, Election Office anytime of the year. Just follow this link to find location and what you need to register.

Do you want to register to vote in another county? No problem, follow this link to do so.

Register to vote in another state

Are you a proud Coloradan, Maylander or New Hampshirite? Like to cast a vote in your home state? No problem. All states have an absentee ballot system and it is a matter of filing for a mail-in ballot before the state specified deadline. For example, Secretary of State has an online application for absentee ballots. 

For example, the Colorado absentee ballot can be found here: click here


Get informed:

To get informed visit: Vote Smart, Fact Check, or On the Issues

Where to Vote:

Check out-  Poll Place Locator 


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Service, Leadership and Community Engagement Office

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3117

Email: slce@uwyo.edu

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