Wyoming Resources

Population: 586,107 (2015)

Filing deadline: June 1, 2018.

Primary: Aug. 21, 2018.

Wyoming (R+22) is one of the most Republican states in the union, but the conservatism often has a Libertarian tint. Centrist Democrats have surprisingly often held the Governor’s office here. In 2010, the state was 88% White and 8% Hispanic.

FEDERAL LEVEL

Electors: 3. Wyo­ming is solid GOP state in Pre­si­dential elections.

Sena­torer: 2 Republicans.

John Barrasso

Senator class 1: John Bar­rasso (R)
Committees: Indian Affairs, Energy & Natural Resources, Environment (Chair), Foreign Relations.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: John Bar­rasso

Rating, Jan 8, 2017:
Safe GOP.

Status, Jan 8, 2017:
Surgeon and State Senator John Bar­rasso (b.1952) was appointed in 2007 to replace the late Craig Thomas. He was easily elected in 2008 and won re-election in 2012 with 76%.

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Mike Enzi

Senator class 2: Mike Enzi (R)
Committees: Budget (Chair), Finance, Health & Education, Homeland Security, Small Business.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: ?

Rating Jan 23, 2017:
TBD.

Status, May 14, 2016:
Businessman and State Senator Mike Enzi (b.1944) was first elected in 1996 and took 71% in 2014. He will not seek re-election in 2020.

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Repre­sen­tatives: 1 Republican.

Liz Cheney

District 1
Representative: Liz Cheney (R)
Committees: Armed Services, Natural Resources, Rules.

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Liz Cheney

Rating, Jan 8, 2017:
Safe GOP.

Status, Jan 8, 2017:
The district contains all of Wyoming. The Republicans held the state with lawyer, activist and Veep daughter Liz Cheney (b.1966).

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STATE LEVEL

Inauguration Day: The first Monday of January.

The Governor of Wyoming is term limited after 2 x 4 years. After 8 years, s/he can run for 2 x 4 more years. There are no limits on the other State Offices.

Matt Mead

Governor: Matt Mead (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: ?

Rating, May 20, 2017:
Safe GOP.

Status, May 14, 2016:
Lawyer, rancher and Federal Attorney Matt Mead (b.1962) was first elected in 2010 and took 58% in 2014. He is term limited in 2018.

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Ed Murray

Secretary of State: Ed Murray (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Ed Murray

Rating Jan 23, 2017:
TBD.

Status, May 14, 2016:
The Secretary of State is next in line to the Governor’s office. Real estate developer Ed Murray (b.1958) held the office for the GOP in 2014, with 70%.

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Mark Gordon

Treasurer: Mark Gordon (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Mark Gordon

Rating Jan 23, 2017:
TBD.

Status, May 14, 2016:
Businessman Mark Gordon (b.1957) was appointed to the office in 2012 and ran without opposition in 2014.

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Cynthia Cloud

Auditor: Cynthia Cloud (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Cynthia Cloud

Rating Jan 23, 2017:
TBD.

Status, May 14, 2016:
Businesswoman and accountant Cynthia Cloud was first elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014 without opposition.

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Jillian Balow

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Jillian Balow (R)

Democratic nominee: ?
Republican nominee: Jillian Balow

Rating Jan 23, 2017:
TBD.

Status, May 14, 2016:
Teacher Jillian Balow (b.1970) held the office for the GOP with 61% in 2014.

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State Senate: 30 (3D /27R). Term: 4 years. Half elected in 2018/2020.
State House: 60 (8D / 52R). Term: 2 years. Elections in 2018.

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