Wyoming Constitution

The Wyoming Constitution was approved in a statewide vote on November 5, 1889.  The Constitution contains provisions for the organization and operation of government.  It also includes a declaration of rights, miscellaneous provisions and a schedule.  The Wyoming Constitution consists of 21 articles.

Article 20 of the Wyoming Constitution defines a four step procedure for amending the Constitution.  The procedure includes:

  • The process of a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment under Section 1.
  • Each amendment is to be voted on separately according to Section 2.
  • Procedure of calling a constitutional convention under Section 3.
  • Any constitutional changes recommended by a constitutional convention goes into effect only when approved in a statewide vote of the people, according to Section 4.

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