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Republicans fail again to end crossover voting 

CASPER — Crossover voting has long rankled Wyoming Republicans. 

Lawmakers and party leaders have called for the end of the practice in which Democrats and independents instantly switch their party affiliation to cast a ballot in Republican primaries. National politics and the August 2022 Republican primaries supercharged their concerns as Democrats and independents changed their affiliations to back Wyoming’s former Rep. Liz Cheney. 

Those frustrations drove Wyoming lawmakers to once again attempt to eliminate crossover voting during this year’s legislative session. Those efforts h...