Wyoming

Wyoming

Audit Laws

Audit Laws

State Summary

Wyoming does not conduct mandatory post-election audits that confirm the accuracy of election results. Instead, the pre-election logic and accuracy testing is repeated after the election.

Within thirty (30) days after an election, Wyoming tests 5% of automated tabulating equipment to determine whether the machines are in good working order and are likely to have functioned properly during the election. The test involves feeding the machines a random sample of test ballots—not actual voted ballots—to determine the machines’ accuracy. See, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 22-11-109.

Voting Systems Used

As of 2020, most counties in Wyoming use hand marked paper ballots and optical scanners in polling places, with ballot marking devices for accessibility. One county uses ballot marking devices for all polling place voters. For the most up to date information please visit Verified Voting’s Verifier.

For an explanation on the types of voting equipment used, click here.

Audit Comprehensiveness

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

Transparency

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

Audit Counting Method

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

Type Of Audit Units

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

Contests & Issues Audited

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

Addressing Discrepancies

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

For recount laws, see Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota website. 

Timeline

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

Binding On Official Outcomes

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

Oversight & Conduct

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

Ballot Protection

Paper ballots are sealed by election judges in an envelope after being counted and tallied. A copy of each voting machine record is sealed in a separate envelope. These envelopes are then sealed in a container labeled with the district and precinct number.
See, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 22-14-110.

Additional Targeted Samples

Wyoming does not require post-election audits.

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