Programs implemented in other states, like motor-voter registration and all mail-in elections, have been successful in upping voter access.
Lawmakers and election leaders have long praised the state’s election and voter access law as exceptional. But voter advocates argue systemic hurdles make it harder for marginalized populations.
Though territorial legislators’ motivations have been lost to history, Wyoming was a pioneer in giving women the right to vote.
During a time of reckoning, the first Black National Park Service chief, who started his career in Wyoming, lauds park units that preserve historic American racial struggles.
What began as a show of solidarity for protests over the death of George Floyd took on a life of its own — resulting in tense showdowns with armed counter-protesters, arrests and steps toward reform.