Laramie County sees seven-fold increase in absentee ballots from 2016 Primary Election
Early voting numbers on target with 2016
July 16, 2020
CHEYENNE—More than 25 percent of Laramie County’s 35,572 registered voters have requested an absentee ballot for the August 18 Primary Election. Since the start of absentee voting on July 2, the Clerk’s office has mailed nearly 9300 ballots to voters who requested them and requests are still coming in. Voters have until the day before the Primary to request a mail ballot.
Laramie County Clerk Debra Lee said the response from voters is “unprecedented”. “Typically, we mail an average of around 1600 Primary Election absentee ballots during the 45-day period of absentee voting. This...