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Pokes Vote

Service, Leadership & Community Engagement

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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.



Past Events:

Election Night Watch Party


Candidate Meet and Greets

10/3, 10/13, 10/20, & 10/28 - 12:00-1:00 - Wyoming Union Senate Chambers
Drop by and get to know the candidates that will be on the ballot this November! Lunch will be provided. The following candidates are scheduled to attend:10/13 - Erin O'Doherty, Charles Pelkey, Narina Nunez, Terri Jones, Vicki Henry, Rex Gantenbein, Joe Shumway, Tanna Nagy, Bill Haley, Tom Schmit, Ken Esquibel, Ken Casner, Robert Ford, Dan Furphy, Kimberly Holloway, Ken Chestek10/20 - Vicki Henry, Robert Mobley, Mary Byrnes, Jayne Pearce, Cathy Connolly10/28 - Ken Chestek, Vicki Henry, Michele Mitchum, Joe Shumway, Rihanna Kelver, Pat Gabriel

Youth Voter Summit

10/4 - Gateway Center
The Secretary of State's Office has a whole day of events planned. Find out more here.

Commit to Vote

Find us tabling or at an event and fill out a commit to vote card and we'll give you a free Pokes Vote shirt!



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


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