66th Wyoming Legislature

January 14, 2021

The 66th Wyoming Legislature was sworn in and seated on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. After the pomp, circumstance, ceremony, and an address from Governor Gordon, they voted on rules for the session. Missed the proceedings? You can always watch them on the WY Legislature’s YouTube channel. Find out more about how you can get involved!

How Congress Counts the Electoral Votes

How Congress Counts the Electoral Votes is part of ESPC’s How Does the Process Work? Series All eyes have turned to January 6th because that day marks the final step in the process to elect a new President. Here’s a recap of the steps leading up to the inauguration: Spring and Summer 2020: Nomination of Electors.  Nov. 3, 2020: Election Day. Dec. 8, 2020: Deadline for …

Faithless Electors

November 30, 2020 Faithless Electors is part of ESPC’s How Does the Process Work? Series You’ve read about the process to nominator the Electors who select the President. You’ve read about all the key dates in the Electoral College in 2020. Now we want you to know about “faithless electors.” What are they? Or, who are they? According to the …

Nominating Electors

November 30, 2020 Nominating Electors is part of ESPC’s How Does the Process Work? Series The Electoral College is a unique method for indirectly electing the president of the United States. It was established by Article II, Section 1, Clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution and modified by the 12th and 23rd Amendments. The Electoral College consists of a total of 538 members, one for each U.S. …

The Electoral College in 2020

November 30, 2020 The Electoral College in 2020 is part of ESPC’s How Does the Process Work? Series We wrote about the election, your ballot, and the process of casting that ballot in our “Unpacking Your Ballot” series pre-election. But there is just as much to talk about post-election. Lately, there has been a *lot* of talk about the Electoral …