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County interested in 'pollbook' for voters but not interchangeable polling places for now

Dec 12, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Local election workers likely would switch to electronic voter rolls if proposed legislation passes. Such a move would time and money and prevent voter fraud, ... [more]

Blakeman wins second term as Dubois mayor

Nov 21, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Twila Blakeman won a second term as Dubois mayor in the Nov. 4 general election with a win over Grant Miller. The count was 262 to 130, according to official ... [more]

Women elected to Shoshoni Town Council want to restore civic pride

Nov 21, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Both of the women elected to the Shoshoni Town Council on Nov. 4 spoke about their desire to restore civic pride in the rural community.
Officials results ... [more]

New members elected to Arapahoe board

Nov 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Leslie Spoonhunter-Monroe and Malcolm Bowers will fill two open seats on the Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees after winning in the general ... [more]

Three join Pavillion school board

Nov 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Three vacancies on the Fremont County School District 6 Board of Trustees were filled on Election Day.
Voters elected Catherine Keene, Dawn Leonhardt and ... [more]

Voters return one trustee, elect new one to District 21 board

Nov 14, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Clinton Wagon will return to the Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees, which also will get a new member in Carla Mann. Both were elected Nov. ... [more]

Wyoming Indian school board candidate says election results were 'totally unexpected'

Nov 14, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The result of the general election Nov. 4 was "totally unexpected" for Wyoming Indian school board candidate Kelly Hiwalker.
Official totals showed Hiwalker ... [more]

Three ESBC members sworn in; six pledge for entertainment committee

Nov 9, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Clinton D. Wagon, Jodie A. McAdams and Robert Nick Harris Jr. were sworn into the Eastern Shoshone Business Council on Monday after the primary election Oct. ... [more]

Strong win for lodging tax; county joins state in nixing 'A'

Nov 9, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Besides picking elected officials, voters on Nov. 4 decided they wanted to keep taxing tourists, threw their weight behind shooting down a constitutional ... [more]

State firmly in Republican hands

Nov 7, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Should there be a place for an alternative in Wyoming?

The Republicans cleaned up this week in Wyoming cities and towns.
The state got redder -- and ... [more]

Frazier the winner in Pavillion mayor run

Nov 7, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Voters elected a new mayor in Pavillion on Nov. 4 and returned one incumbent and one former councilman to the Pavillion Town Council.
Official results show ... [more]

Down in flames

Nov 7, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Amendment A on university trustees was routed by voters Tuesday

- One of the great bad ideas in recent years, at least in the eyes of the voters -- ... [more]

County's voter turnout 70 percent Tuesday

Nov 7, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Participation in presidential years is increasing, but it is decreasing in midterms.

Graphing voter local turnout for every general election in the ... [more]

Election outcome certified; no change required

Nov 7, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Tuesday night's winners can stop holding their breath. They have won their elections officially.
The Fremont County Canvass Board reviewed and certified local ... [more]

Peters re-elected mayor in Shoshoni; he carried 65 percent in Tuesday voting

Nov 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni Mayor Scott Peters says he wasn't surprised at the outcome of Tuesday's election.
Town voters sent Peters back to the mayor's seat for another ... [more]

Whiteman secures third commission term

Nov 6, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  She defeated Republican challenger Mark Lambert 1,058 to 560.

Democrat Keja Whiteman has won a third term on the Fremont County Commission after ... [more]

Case prevails in Senate 25 campaign vs. Maldonado

Nov 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk and Alejandra Silva, Staff Writers:  Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, is headed back to the Wyoming Legislature after winning re-election Tuesday over Democratic challenger Sergio Maldonado.
With ... [more]

Names and numbers

Nov 6, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  General election post-mortem, part 2

So much for the impact of Taylor Haynes on the general election for governor. After getting as much as 7 percent ... [more]

GOP to have 26-4 advantage in state senate

Nov 6, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The fact that Republicans would maintain an overwhelming advantage in the Wyoming Legislature was never in doubt.
The question entering Tuesday's ... [more]

Teton County error could mean special election on retaining circuit court judge

Nov 6, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Judge Wesley Roberts's name was supposed to be on three county ballots Tuesday, but it only appeared on two.

A ballot mistake in Teton County is ... [more]

Peck, Douglas, Schoening grab CWC trustee seats

Nov 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Open positions created by the retirement of three experienced Central Wyoming College trustees were filled by Tuesday's general election voting.
In the only ... [more]

Barton leads District 25 vote tally; Chouinard and Tippets also win school board spots

Nov 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Incumbents Mark Stone and Jody Ray lost their seats on the Riverton school board Tuesday after voters elected Sandy Barton, Lorenzo Chouinard and Kevin ... [more]

Voters pick Allen over Clifford in HD 33 contest

Nov 5, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  After 10 years away from the Wyoming Legislature, Republican Jim Allen of Lander has earned election to House District 33.
He was appointed briefly to the HD ... [more]

Price beats Kessler in Commission District 4

Nov 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  After answering to it for 36 years, Republican Ray Price has won a seat on the Fremont County Commission.
He beat out independent incumbent Stephanie Kessler ... [more]

After trailing in Ward 2 primary, Martinez turns tables in general

Nov 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Lee Martinez won the open seat representing Ward 2 on the Riverton City Council.
He acquired 514 votes on Tuesday, 54 votes ahead of Sarah L. Kalbach, who ... [more]

Riverton mayoral race goes to Baker

Nov 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Lars Baker will be the new mayor of Riverton.
The former city councilman and retired Fremont County Weed and Pest supervisor was elected with1,586 votes ... [more]

Gov. Matt Mead re-elected; Republicans cruise statewide

Nov 5, 2014 - From The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Incumbent Republican Matt Mead handily won re-election to a second four-year term after a rocky first term marked by vocal dissatisfaction from his ... [more]

Voted and counted

Nov 5, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Election-night post-mortem, part 1

Fremont County's election season is over for 2014. Tuesday's vote settled things for at least another two years -- ... [more]

General election votes tallied

Nov 5, 2014 - Staff:  Here are the unofficial results from Fremont County's general election Tuesday. The Fremont County Canvass Board will verify all votes at 1 p.m. Thursday.
The ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Nov 4, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Fall back
Tell the truth. Did you remember to "fall back" Saturday night, or did you wake Sunday and gradually become aware that something wasn't quite ... [more]