Election 2022: Candidate filing begins today – Buckrail

JACKSON, Wyo. — Thinking of running for office in Teton County? Filing to run begins today and ends at 5 p.m. on May 27.

The primary election will be held on Aug. 16 and the general election is Nov. 8.

Filing forms and information about running for office is available on the Teton County website.

Municipal candidate filing forms must be filed with the Town Clerk.

A list of candidates that have already filed, is available here. According to the site, the list will be updated as candidate’s file.

The current listing is as follows:

  • County Clerk
    • Maureen “Mo” Murphy (Republican)
  • Clerk of District Court
    • Anne Comeaux Sutton (Democratic)
  • County Coroner
    • Brent “Doc” Blue (Democratic)
  • County Commissioner
    • Alex Muromcew (Republican)
  • County Attorney
    • Erin Weisman (Democratic)
  • County Assessor
    • Zane Aukee (Democratic)
  • Precinct Committeemen
    • Keith Gingery 1-7 (Republican)

Call or email the elections office at 307-733-4430 or elections@tetoncountywy.gov with questions.

Statewide 2022 election information is available here.

Voters can register to vote either on election day or ahead of time. Party affiliations and address changes can also be changed ahead of time or on election day as well.

Effective July 1, 2021, Wyoming voters are required to show ID when voting in person.

Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • WY Driver’s License or ID Card
  • Tribal ID Card
  • US Passport
  • US Military Card
  • DL or ID Card from Another State
  • University of Wyoming Student ID
  • Wyoming Community College Student ID
  • Wyoming Public School Student ID
  • Valid Medicare Insurance Card*
  • Valid Medicaid Insurance Card*

Medicare and Medicaid insurance cards will not be accepted after Dec. 31, 2029.

The Teton County website says, “the easiest way to register to vote before election day is to stop by the Teton County Clerk’s office in the basement of the County Administration Building, at 200 S Willow Street.”

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