Elections

A recent article by the editors of The Atlantic endorsed a presidential candidate for only the fourth time in the publication’s 163-year history. Two of those four endorsements have been for candidates opposing Donald Trump. The article described President Trump as “a clear and continuing danger to the United States.” It cited his corruption and cruelty, his choice to foment hatred and division, his contempt…

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One of two billboards in Park County Wyoming paid for by concerned local voters.     Members of a local Facebook group were inspired by this news story in the Detroit Free Press : Facing the same problem with their Biden campaign yard signs disappearing from lawns in Cody and Powell, the group decided to pool their money to put up a Biden billboard with…

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Useful information from Better Wyoming: Go to the polls with down-ballot know-how! Okay, so you know it’s important to vote in your local elections. But how do you know who to vote for? Many traditional sources of information about local candidates, like newspapers (remember those?), don’t do the job they used to. Fortunately, there are some new tools, including this one: BallotReady. It gathers information…

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State and county officials aren’t very worried about election interference at the polls November 3 for the general election, according to an article by Dustin Bleizeffer on WyoFile Tuesday, Oct. 6 (https://www.wyofile.com/top-wyo-election-official-no-plans-for-extra-security-at-polls/) But after Trump’s comments at the first presidential debate when he asked his supporters to watch carefully at the polls and that he would say “stand back and stand by” to white supremacists…

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Cody and Powell School Board Elections

See the full listing of candidates filing for special districts including Northwest College Trustees, Hospital Boards, School Districts, Fire Districts, etc. on the Park County Elections website. Powell School District #1: three seats up for election Kim Dillivan (incumbent) Kimberly Condie (incumbent): Powell Tribune (2017 opinion piece on education) Tracy Morris (incumbent) Laura Riley Sharea Lindae Moan Renaud Cody School District #6: four seats up…

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ELECTION DAY IS NOVEMBER 3, 2020. IF YOU CANNOT VOTE IN PERSON, DROP YOUR ABSENTEE BALLOT OFF AT YOUR COUNTY COURTHOUSE OR MAIL IT BEFORE OCTOBER 13 (to allow for slow delivery). For the first time in Wyoming history, voters will be choosing from only female candidates in the state’s two federal races in November. Wyoming will have its first female delegate in the U.S….

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