Promoting Participation In Government

SUPPRESSED AND SABOTAGED: THE FIGHT TO VOTE. (2024) With the upcoming American presidential election, democracy as we know it is at stake as politicians are working to suppress the right to vote for everyday citizens. Brave New Films’ newest documentary, SUPPRESSED AND SABOTAGED: The Fight to Vote, highlights the swelling wave of efforts to subvert voting laws across the U.S., with the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial race between Stacey Abrams and…

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Secretary of State Gray announced a proposed a new regulation tied to Wyoming’s Voter Photo ID law. If this regulation goes into place, your residency MUST match your already required photo identification, or you will be asked to provide proof of residency. The proposed regulation has the possibility to disenfranchise thousands of Wyoming college students, and transient workers who do not have matching residencies on…

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Mountain Movement Strategies will be having November trainings in Cody and Evanston.  The trainings are for those wanting to involve themselves more with their local governance boards.  Mountain Movement Strategies describes the trainings as “a 2-day program designed for emerging civic leaders as well as those ready to take their organizing and campaign skills to the next level.”  Please see the link below for more…

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ACTION ALERT from the Wyoming Outdoor Council After nearly two years of work, Park County is on the cusp of adopting a new Land Use Plan. Since the previous version’s adoption in 1998, development pressures in Park County have grown substantially and show no signs of slowing. The new plan aims to guide land use in ways that protect the things that matter to Park…

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Wyoming has a closed primary system – which means that in order to vote in a primary election, you must be registered with a political party. Wyoming Rising knows that this system limits participation in our elections because most Wyoming candidates run as Republicans; people who are independent and those who are registered in other parties have few options in the State’s primary election.  For…

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