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By Karla Pomeroy

Wyoming denies Presidential Advisory Commission request

State voter information available to political parties, candidates ‘for non-commercial purposes’


July 8, 2017

CHEYENNE – After carefully considering the request for voter information from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, Secretary of State Ed Murray has decided to decline providing any Wyoming voter information.

In a statement earlier this week, Secretary of State Ed Murray said: “I am going to safeguard the privacy of Wyoming’s voters because of my strong belief in a citizen’s right of privacy. Furthermore, I believe elections are the responsibility of the states under the United States Constitution and I do believe this request could lead to a federal overreach....

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