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liver to such clerk of the incorporated city or town, a registry list containing, in alphabetical order, and divided into precincts, complete lists of all the regularly registered and properly qualified electors who could vote at the ensuing city or town election, as shown by the registry lists in his office. City shall Pay for Registry Lists.

SEC. 11. The city or town asking for such lists through its clerk, shall reimburse the county clerk for all expenses incurred in procuring material and assistance necessary in furnishing such registry lists. Such expenses shall be paid after such service is rendered, in the same manner that the other claims against an incorporated city or town are paid. Precinct Registry Lists—City Clerk shall Prepare.

SEC. 12. The clerk of the incorporated city or town, upon receipt of such registry lists, shall prepare one list for each election precinct. He shall furnish a judge in each precinct with a certified list of the qualified voters in such precinct, as such lists are obtained from the registry lists furnished such clerk of a city or town by the county clerk. Who may Vote at Municipal Elections.

SEC. 13. All persons who have registered either during the registration period immediately preceding the said city or town election, or who have registered less than two years before such election during a regular registration period for county elections, and who wonld be qualified at that time to vote at a county election in a precinct, shall be entitled to vote at such city or town election in the precinct in which they are registered; provided, that such electors are actual residents of the incorporated city or town in which they offer to vote. Registered Elector—How long he may Vote..

SEC. 14. Any elector who registered previous to such city or town election shall be entitled to vote in any election precinct in which they are registered until the next regular period for registration before a county election; provided, that in county elections they shall be actual residents of the county, and in municipal elections, of the incorporated city or town in which they offer to vote. Registry Agents—Paid by Municipality.

Sec. 15. The incorporated city or town for which the registration provided for in this act is held, shall pay the salary of the registration agents, and all their fees and expenses for services rendered in registering before such election, as provided by law. Judges and Clerks-Appointment of.


SEC, 16. The mayor or other chief officer of an incorporated city or town in which a municipal election is held, shall, by and with the advice of its council or trustees, appoint the judges and clerks of election for such election, under the same restrictions and qualifications as those required for regular elections. Judges and Clerks-Salaries and Expenses of.

Sec. 17. The incorporated city or town appointing such judges and clerks shall pay their salary and expenses at the same rate as prescribed by law for similar duties in regular county elections. General Election Law-Supplemented by Ordinances.

Sec. 18. The provisions of law for general elections shall apply as far as possible to the registration and election. Whenever the procedure of conducting municipal elections is not fully provided for by law, it may be supplemented by ordinance of the incorporated city or town, in which an election is held, and the canvass and return of such elections shall be as prescribed by the ordinances of such incorporated cities or towns. Early Election [Obsolete).

Sec. 19. All elections of incorporated cities and towns which shall be held within a period, after the taking effect of this act, of less than the time herein prescribed for registering and preparing for an election, shall take place notwithstanding the time herein specified, and the preliminary proceedings, including registration, shall be made and done as soon as possible after the passage of this act, and before such election, and the proceedings had thereunder shall be as effective and regular as if made within the time and in the manner in this act prescribed. In Force.

SEC. 20. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved December 29, 1890.

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Eleventh Session, Legislative Assembly, Territory of Wyoming. As Amended by

Chapter 100, First Session, Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

AN ACT Concerning Elections and for Other Purposes.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the

Territory of Wyoming:

Time of General Elections—What Officers Elected.

SECTION 1. First—There shall be held in the several

voting precincts of Wyoming on the Tuesday next, after

the first Monday of November, in the year eighteen ninety-

two, and on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in

November, in each second year thereafter, a general elec-

tion, at which the following officers shall be elected: A

representative, or representatives in congress, members of

the senate and house of representatives of the state from

each county as provided by law, and to which such county

may be entitled, and all state and district executive and

judicial officers, which are made elective by law, wherever

there is a vacancy in any state or district executive or judi-

cial office, or whenever subsequent to such election and

prior to the next general election, any state or district exec-

utive or judicial offices shall become vacant by reason of

the termination of the terms of office of the incumbents


Presidential Electors.

Second-At the general election held in the year

eighteen hundred and ninety-two and at the general elec-

tion held every fourth year thereafter, there shall be elected

the number of electors of and for the President and Vice-

President of the United States of America, to which this

state may be entitled. All official ballots as hereinafter

provided shall contain the names of the electors, nominated



as provided by law, and presented in one certificate of nomination in a separate group. Vacancy-When no Election.

Third-Whenever, however, a vacancy in any state or district office as aforesaid shall occur, less than twentyfive days prior to such election, then, in that case, at such election no person shall be elected to fill such vacancy. "Territory” means State.

Fourth-Wherever in this act the word territory occurs and the same refers to the territory of Wyoming, it shall mean the state of Wyoming. "Council" means Senate.

Fifth— Wherever in this act the word council appears and refers to the legislative council of the territory of Wyoming, the same shall hereafter mean the senate of the state of Wyoming "Delegate” means Member of Congress.

Sixth-Wherever in this act the term "delegate to congresso appears and such term refers to the delegate to congress from the territory of Wyoming, the same shall mean a "representative in congress from the state of Wyoming." [Sec. 1 as amended by Act of January 21, 1891.] Enumeration of County and Precinct Officers.

SEC. 2. The following county and precinct officers shall hold their office by election :

The clerk.
The commissioners.
The suwveyor.
The sheriff.
The county treasurer.
The county and prosecuting attorney.
The superintendent of schools.
The assessor.
The coroner.
The justices of the peace.
The constables.

The clerk of the district court for each county, whenever his term of office shall expire before the next general election, or whenever a vacancy therein is to be filled, and such other county and precinct officers which may be created and made elective by law. [Sec. 2 as amended by Act of January 21, 1891.]


Special Elections—When Held.

Sec. 3. Special elections shall be held in the following cases

and for the election of the following officers :

First-When there has been no choice at the general election, of any officer, not a precinct officer, who should properly have been chosen at such general election.

Second-When the rights of a person elected to the office of member of the council or member of the house of representative, shall cease by death, or otherwise, before the commencement of, or during the term for which he shall have been elected. Special Elections—How Conducted.

SEC. 4. Special elections shall be conducted, and the results thereof canvassed and certified, in all respects as near as practicable, in the same manner as in general elections, except as otherwise specially directed. Who may Vote.

Sec. 5. First-Except as hereinafter provided, every person shall be qualified and entitled to vote, who is a citizen of the United States, and over the age of twenty-one years, and who has been a bona fide resident of Wyoming for one year, and of the county wherein his residence is located, sixty days next preceding the election at which he votes, and who shall be able to read the constitution of this state, and who has complied with the provisions of this act.

Second-Provided, however, That any person prevented by physical disability from being able to read the constitution of this state, shall not for that reason, while laboring under such disability, be deprived of his right to vote, and

Third-Provided, further, That until the tenth day of July in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-five, each person who, previous to July tenth, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety had declared on oath before a competent court of record, his intention to become a citizen of the United States, and had taken an oath to support the constitution and government of the United States, shall, if he possess the other qualifications of an elector, be entitled to vote until the expiration of the date as aforesaid.

Fourth-Provided, further, That any person, who on the tenth day of July, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety, was a qualified elector of the state, shall continue so to be is he has continued to be a resident of the state and has complied with the provisions of this act, concerning registration, and if after the tenth day of July, in the year

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