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Wyoming Statutes Title 22. Elections § 22-24-310. Petitions;  generally

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(a) Upon final certification of an initiative application and the finalization of any fiscal estimate pursuant to W.S. 22-24-309, the secretary of state shall prescribe the form of and prepare petitions containing:

(i) A copy of the proposed bill;

(ii) An impartial summary of the subject matter of the bill;

(iii) The warning required by W.S. 22-24-311;

(iv) Sufficient space for printed names, signatures and addresses;

(v) If a circulator will be paid to solicit signatures on a petition, each signature page circulated by that circulator shall contain, in twelve (12) point or larger black boldface type, the following statement:  “This circulator is being paid to solicit signatures for this ballot proposition.”  The statement shall be prominently displayed and made visible to the petition signer by the circulator;  and

(vi) Other specifications necessary to assure proper handling and control.

(b) Pursuant to rules adopted by the secretary of state, petitions, for purposes of circulation, shall be prepared by the secretary of state at the sponsor's expense.  Petitions shall be printed in a number reasonably calculated to allow full circulation throughout the state.  A paid circulator shall solicit signatures on a petition only if each signature page circulated by that circulator contains the statement required under paragraph (a)(v) of this section.

(c) The secretary of state shall number each petition and shall keep a record of the petitions.

(d) Upon request of the committee of applicants, the secretary of state shall report the number of persons who voted in the preceding general election.

(e) The secretary of state, on any printed material circulated by the secretary of state describing the proposition, shall include notice whether any paid circulator was used to gather signatures as required by paragraph (a)(v) of this section.

Cite this article: - Wyoming Statutes Title 22. Elections § 22-24-310. Petitions;  generally - last updated December 01, 2021 |

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