Park County Primary Election Candidates

The Wyoming Primary Election is August 18th. Wyoming Rising does not endorse candidates but we can help you make an informed decision. Below are links to websites, news stories, positions on the issues, and debates for many of the candidates on the 2020 primary ballot. REMEMBER TO VOTE!

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U.S. Senate Race

Six Democrats and ten Republicans are vying for retiring Senator Mike Enzi’s seat. Clicking the name to view the candidate website or Facebook page unless none was found. 

Democratic primary candidates
watch debates here: https://www.wyodems.org/

                Artist: Thomas Wimberly

Republican primary candidates

HELPFUL LINKS:

Voters’ Guide (from The League of Women Voters of Laramie & Laramie Boomerang Newspaper): Photographs of the candidates and their responses to questions are listed on pages 5-15. 

ISideWith… Responses to a list of questions are available under the “Policies” button for Armstrong, Lummis, Wheeler, Ben-David and Ludwig, 

U.S. Senate Republican Candidate Debate (7/21/2020): The debate was divided into two sections with five candidates at 7:00 pm and four at 8 p.m. Order was determined by a blind drawing as follows: Cynthia Lummis Michael Kemler Donna Rice Bryan Miller Joshua Wheeler 8 pm Debate Candidates: John Holtz Robert Armstrong Robert Short Star Roselli. Devon Cade did not attend. Watch the Debate

U.S. Senate Democratic Candidate Debate (7/23/2020): Watch the Debate.

Ballotpedia: Some biographical links


U.S. House Race

Three Democrats and two Republicans are running for Wyoming’s lone U.S. House seat. Clicking the name will take you to the candidate website or Facebook page unless none was found. 

Democratic primary candidates

Republican primary candidates

HELPFUL LINKS:

Voters’ Guide (from The League of Women Voters of Laramie & Laramie Boomerang Newspaper): Photographs of the candidates and their responses to questions are listed on pages 6, 16-18. 

ISideWith… Responses to a list of questions are available under the “Policies” button for Cheney and Hafner.

U.S. House Democratic Candidate Debate: Watch live at 7 pm on 7/30/20 on Wyoming PBS.

Ballotpedia: Some biographical links


 

The KODI radio show Speak Your Piece (9-10 a.m.) with Darian Dudrick is interviewing many of the local candidates. Listen on the radio, online, or find a past interview at the Speak Your Piece SoundCloud archive.

Wyoming Senate District 18
Stefanie Bell – July 8
Tim French – July 23
Richard Jones – Aug. 6
David Northrup – Aug. 10
Wyoming House District 24
Sandy Newsome (incumbent) – July 9
Scott Court – Aug. 3
Nina Webber – Aug. 11
Park County Commission
Ted Smith – July 24
Scott Mangold – Aug. 5
Jake Fulkerson (incumbent) – Aug. 13
Lee Livingston (incumbent) – Aug. 14

The Park County Republican Women are hosting two events next week with legislative and commission candidates. Questions can be submitted by email to parkcountyrepublicanwomen@gmail.com, see the Powell Tribune article for more details.
  • Tuesday, July 28, 5-6 p.m. is a meet and greet. 6-8 p.m. is a forum. Held at the Washington Park bandshell.
  • Wednesday, July 29, 5-6 p.m. is a meet and greet. 6-8 p.m. is a forum. Held at the Cody City Park bandshell.

Wyoming Senate District 18

Four Republicans are candidates in the August 18 primary runoff for the SD18 seat that Senator Hank Coe is leaving after serving in that office since 1989. No Democrats are on the primary ballot 


Wyoming House District 25

Wyoming House District 24

Three Republicans and no Democrats are on the primary ballot. 


Two Republican and no Democrats are on the primary ballot.


Wyoming House District 50

One Republican and no Democrats are on the primary ballot. 

 


County Commissioner

Four candidates are vying for two seats. The commissioner meeting minutes are a good source of information on the incumbents, including their voting record.


MORE INFORMATION

View sample ballots for Park County

Listing of Park County primary election candidates including address and phone

Due to the coronavirus, there will be fewer polling locations. If you are voting in person, find the polling location for your precinct.

 

 

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