Category Archives: Wyoming

WY: Proposal Allows County Residents to Vote in City Elections

By: Gordon Dobbs In many states, people who live just outside of a city’s borders and who are affected by the city’s laws are nevertheless forbidden from voting in the city’s elections. The Supreme Court considered whether this practice is constitutional … Continue reading

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Dark Money Influences Wyoming Politics

  By: Gordon Dobbs In response to concerns around the country, the Wyoming U.S. Attorney appointed an attorney to monitor complaints of election fraud and voter intimidation on Election Day. This move in Wyoming was largely seen as a precautionary … Continue reading

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Fighting for the First Amendment in Campaigns: Free Speech in Wyoming

by Kathleen Imbriglia The regulation of campaigns is controversial, weighing the interests to prevent corruption and promote disclosure while protecting the First Amendment’s fundamental right to free speech. Such tension is exemplified by the ongoing suit, Free Speech v. Federal … Continue reading

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Free Speech: Wyoming organization attacks vague FEC regulations

by Kathleen Imbriglia The First Amendment  guarantees freedom of speech and is a hallmark of the United States Constitution. It is one Americans deeply revere and protect, attacking those attempting to abridge this right. The Federal Election Commission has been … Continue reading

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Citizens United and the States

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Online Voter Registration: A Small Step in the Right Direction

Lawmakers in the Michigan House recently passed HB 4539 and 4540, which together lay out the principles to allow for the electronic submission of voter registration applications. The change would allow for citizens with access to the Internet to register … Continue reading

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