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Senate candidate Curtis outlines plans to improve education for students

Senate candidate Curtis outlines plans to improve education for students

MISSOULA — On Day 11 of her campaign for the U.S. Senate, Amanda Curtis released a six-point plan to improve education for students.

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Wyoming's primary election results certified

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The State Canvassing Board has certified last week's primary election results.

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Natrona County recount confirms commissioner results

CASPER, Wyo. — A recount has confirmed that Natrona County commissioner candidate Steve Schlager won a spot on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.

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Touch-screen voting slowed Laramie County results

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Slow-counting touch-screen voting machines are one reason the initial results of Tuesday's primary election in Laramie County were not available until after 10:30 p.m., officials said.

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Superintendent candidate Balow's campaign moves on after primary win

Superintendent candidate Balow's campaign moves on after primary win

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Fresh off a Republican primary victory, state schools superintendent candidate Jillian Balow says her campaign will be readjusting its focus for the general election.

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Gazette opinion: Just like the good ol' days of campaigning

Gazette opinion: Just like the good ol' days of campaigning

It sounds a bit odd to get sentimental about policy.

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Contested GOP races as Enzi, Lummis seek new terms

Contested GOP races as Enzi, Lummis seek new terms

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two strong incumbents, U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi and U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, face perhaps their biggest challenges this election year as they compete with lesser-known challengers in Wyoming's Republican primary Tuesday.

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Wyoming votes on GOP gubernatorial candidates

Wyoming votes on GOP gubernatorial candidates

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A three-way race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination topped the list of contests in Tuesday's Wyoming primaries, whose results are often the last word in state politics since registered Republicans outnumber Democrats better than 2 to 1.

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Walsh giving $180,000 in campaign funds to Democratic party; can't give it to Curtis

Walsh giving $180,000 in campaign funds to Democratic party; can't give it to Curtis

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh, who withdrew Aug. 7 as a candidate for his U.S. Senate seat, is distributing nearly $180,000 of his leftover campaign funds to other Democratic candidates and state party groups.

August 18, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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5 things to know about Wyoming's primary

5 things to know about Wyoming's primary

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Tuesday's primary will decide how Wyoming voters rate Gov. Matt Mead's first term in office and whether his two challengers have gained traction within the state Republican Party. Here are five things to know about the vote:

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Linda McCulloch: Ballot measure threatens voting rights

Linda McCulloch: Ballot measure threatens voting rights

Women across the state are preparing to vote in the general election on Nov. 4. Current law secures their right — and the right for every voter — to register and cast a ballot through the close of polls on Election Day. It’s a fundamental liberty that should be secured and protected as we ce…

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Political practices commissioner removes 5 from Montana ballot

Political practices commissioner removes 5 from Montana ballot

HELENA — The state will remove three legislative candidates and two candidates for county commissions from the Nov. 4 ballot after they failed to file campaign finance reports, the commissioner of political practices said.

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Democrat Gosar: Look beyond my party

Democrat Gosar: Look beyond my party

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Pete Gosar kept up a steady jog down Main Street in Torrington. He crisscrossed the road to shake hands with people in folding chairs watching the Goshen County Fair Parade.

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Haynes campaigns on religion, distrust of feds

Haynes campaigns on religion, distrust of feds

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — If you didn't know Dr. Taylor Haynes is running for governor of Wyoming, you might easily mistake him for a cowboy preacher.

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Cindy Hill says she's running to protect freedoms

Cindy Hill says she's running to protect freedoms

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Republicans face dueling versions of the same story as they consider Cindy Hill's candidacy for governor in this month's primary.

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Montana candidates for U.S. House offer ideas for veterans

Montana candidates for U.S. House offer ideas for veterans

HELENA — Montana’s two major U.S. House candidates, Republican Ryan Zinke and Democrat John Lewis, have offered ideas on how to make good on the nation’s promises to veterans and how to give veterans a better voice.

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Incumbent Treasurer Gordon faces Redo in debate

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Incumbent Wyoming Treasurer Mark Gordon emphasized in a debate Monday in Riverton that Wyoming's multibillion-dollar portfolio demands professional management.

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Four Democrats running for U.S. Senate

CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming’s Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate said they are running because they are common, working people.

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Walsh drops out of U.S. Senate race

Walsh drops out of U.S. Senate race

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh said Thursday he is pulling out of the Senate race because his campaign was distracted by the controversy over allegations that he plagiarized a U.S. Army War College research paper.

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Judge approves settlement in campaign finance suit

Judge approves settlement in campaign finance suit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A provision of Wyoming law that restricted third-party political candidate fundraising is unconstitutional and can't be enforced, a federal judge has ordered.

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