CASPER, Wyo– A record 278,314 ballots were cast in Wyoming in the 2020 general election, according to unofficial results from the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office. That’s almost 10,000 more than the 268,837 ballots cast in the 2016 general.
“Interest in the national election is likely driving this turnout,” Wyoming Secretary of State Election Director Kai Schon told Oil City News on Election Day.
35,385 ballots were cast in Natrona County for the 2020 general election. 33,717 were cast in the 2016 general. Voters in the county rallied around major party candidates in the presidential election this year compared to 2016.
71.79% of Natrona County voters cast ballots for Donald Trump for President, and 24.23% voted for the Biden-Harris ticket in 2020. 3.8% voted for third-party candidates.
In 2016, a little over 69% of Natrona County residents voted for the Trump- Pence ticket, 19.5% for Clinton-Kane, and a combined 7.57% voted for third-party candidates.
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