Laramie County Clerk Debra Lee says that while the man behind Virtual Integrated Candidate, or ''VIC'' will appear on the Cheyenne mayoral ballot, he will appear as Victor Miller.

Debra Lee Explains ''VIC'' Decision

''VIC'' will not appear on the ballot. Lee released a statement on Friday afternoon which included the following:

''Wyoming law, to eliminate voter confusion, may allow the name by which a candidate is generally known to be printed on the ballot.  Laramie County elector Victor Miller is not generally known as VIC. 

Victor Miller, through countless interviews and statements to media, has consistently maintained a distinction between himself as a “meat avatar” and separate from the AI-program he chooses to call VIC.  To allow VIC to be listed as a candidate would both violate Wyoming law and create voter confusion.  VIC is not a registered voter.   Therefore, VIC cannot run for office in Wyoming and the name does not appear on Laramie County’s official ballot.''

While the decision lies with the Laramie County Clerk under Wyoming election law, Secretary of State Chuck Gray had spoken out against "VIC' appearing on the ballot as well.

Wyoming's Primary Election is slated for Aug. 20 The top two finishers from among the six candidates who have filed for Mayor of Cheyenne will advance to the Nov. 5 General election.

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