Super Tuesday, the day 11 states vote for their say in the Republican Presidential Nomination race, is Tuesday, March 1. This is the month that many registered Republicans will caucus and cast their votes for Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, John Kasich or Ben Carson. While Wyoming has precinct caucuses, the Republicans in this state do not vote for a presidential candidate in caucus like some other states do. *How it works:* Wyoming has Precinct Caucuses in each county. Sheridan County's happened Feb. 20
The purpose of precinct caucuses in Wyoming is to elect delegates to the
County Convention. The County Convention will take place in every county
March 12. That is where Wyoming Republicans will elect the people who will
represent each county at the National Convention in July.
"When we choose those people (at the County Conventions), they will get up
and say, 'If you vote for me, I will support x candidate at the National
Convention," Wyoming GOP Chairman Matt Micheli said in a video with
Secretary of State Ed Murray
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*Republicans in Campbell County caucus today.
h/t County 17 / Pitchengine
*Who can vote:* Wyoming's caucuses are closed, meaning registered Democrats
can't vote in the Republican caucus and vice versa. You must be registered
in one of the two political parties to participate in their respective
*Who will Wyoming vote for:* We're not going to guess. However, a straw
poll conducted by the Wyoming GOP shows Ted Cruz with a slight lead over
Donald Trump. Trump is followed by Rand Paul (who has dropped out) and
*What will the outcome mean:* It's hard to tell. In both 2008 and 2012,
Wyoming went to Mitt Romney; he won the party nomination in 2012, but not
*Where can I meet the candidates: *As of the morning of Feb. 27, none of
the five have Wyoming stops on their schedules. However, Cruz and Kasich
have both swung by since the start of the campaign season.
*What happens after Super Tuesday in Wyoming: *The Democratic Caucuses will
be held in April, should neither Bernie Sanders nor Hillary Clinton concede
the race beforehand.
Over the course of the coming months, the state's Republican Party will
select which delegates at county conventions who will go to the Republican
National Convention, which will be held July 18-21. August 16 is Wyoming's
primary for non-presidential races, and the national General Election is in
*Feature photo: Sheridan County Republicans Precinct Caucus at the Sheridan
Inn Feb. 20. h/t Sheridan County GOP. / Pitchengine Communities*