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By Nick Reynolds
Casper Star-Tribune-WNE 

More than 12,500 switch parties 

 

October 20, 2018



CASPER — More than 12,500 Wyoming voters changed their party affiliation this summer, new numbers from the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office show.

The long-awaited data, which covered a period between July 6 and Sept. 20, addresses the question of crossover voting — or the practice of members switching their party affiliation on Election Day to influence the result of another party — and its influence on the election.

In Wyoming, it is legal to register to vote or change your party at your polling place on the day of the election.

Many conservative groups — and Republican candi...



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