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Campaign donations down from 4 years ago

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Campaign finance reports show Wyoming candidates for state offices raised less money this year than four years ago.

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Post-election audit finds accurate vote counts

Post-election audit finds accurate vote counts

HELENA — Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch says a postelection audit confirms the vote count in the Nov. 4 election was accurate.

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Guest opinion: Partisan wave fails to swamp state courts … this time

Guest opinion: Partisan wave fails to swamp state courts … this time

The GOP “wave” elections produced big changes in Congress, governors’ mansions and state legislatures. But this year’s wave stopped at the courthouse door, as those very same wave voters chose to keep their elected judges from both parties. Americans want courts to be insulated from politics…

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Lawmakers wait on campaign disclosure bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A legislative panel has tabled a proposed bill that would tighten the state's campaign contribution laws.

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David Ignatius: Foriegn policy should top Obama's fourth-quarter agenda

David Ignatius: Foriegn policy should top Obama's fourth-quarter agenda

WASHINGTON — President Obama looked almost relieved after Tuesday’s election blowout. A man who has been perhaps the least political president in modern American history doesn’t have to worry about elections anymore.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Desperate voters rage against Obama's party

WASHINGTON — For Democrats, the 2014 election was not the 2010 Republican landslide. It was worse.

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Balow looks to bring stability to K-12 education

Balow looks to bring stability to K-12 education

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Jillian Balow, who was elected Wyoming’s new state schools superintendent this week, is looking to rebuild the state Education Department and bring stability to a K-12 education system that has been beset by political turmoil for nearly four years.

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Gazette opinion: Statewide victory for Montana voters

Gazette opinion: Statewide victory for Montana voters

On Tuesday, 441 Yellowstone County residents registered and voted in the General Election, according to preliminary data.

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65 percent turnout in Tuesday's election

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Secretary of State Max Maxfield said preliminary numbers indicate that 65 percent of Wyoming voters cast ballots in Tuesday's general election.

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Tight race in SD 49 listed as possible recount; Democrat pulls ahead in HD 94

Tight race in SD 49 listed as possible recount; Democrat pulls ahead in HD 94

MISSOULA — The tight race for state Senate District 49 in Missoula is listed as a possible recount.

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Republican Balow wins Wyoming's top education post

Republican Balow wins Wyoming's top education post

Republican Jillian Balow has been elected Wyoming’s new superintendent of public instruction.

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Republican Ed Murray elected secretary of state

Republican Ed Murray elected secretary of state

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne businessman Ed Murray has been elected Wyoming's new secretary of state.

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Matt Mead to focus on energy, water and Internet

Matt Mead to focus on energy, water and Internet

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead says he plans to push in his second term to finish projects that map out a better future for the state.

November 04, 2014 8:03 pm Photos

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Your guide to Wyoming's 2014 elections

Your guide to Wyoming's 2014 elections

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A look at what to watch for in Tuesday's general election in Wyoming.

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4 statewide offices decided in Tuesday's election

4 statewide offices decided in Tuesday's election

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A look at Tuesday's races for Wyoming superintendent of public instruction, secretary of state, treasurer and auditor. All, along with the governor, serve on policy boards on state lands, loans and investments:

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George F. Will: Obama's presidency nearly pulseless on election eve

WASHINGTON — Mix a pitcher of martinis Tuesday evening to fortify yourself against the torrent of election returns painting a pointillist portrait of the nation’s mind. Before you become too mellow to care, consider some indexes of our civic tendencies.

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Simpson, others endorse Balow for superintendent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Former U.S. Sen. Al Simpson and former U.S. Rep. Barbara Cubin are among some prominent Republicans endorsing GOP candidate Jillian Balow for state superintendent of public instruction.

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Tester, Bullock lend star power in final push

Tester, Bullock lend star power in final push

HELENA — U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis hasn’t had much time to introduce herself to Montana voters since becoming the Democratic nominee in August, but she’s getting a boost from the party’s biggest names in the final days before Tuesday’s election.

November 02, 2014 7:10 am Photos

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Court won't block campaign laws before election

Court won't block campaign laws before election

HELENA — A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a request that would have allowed certain tax-exempt groups to release campaign-related ads in Montana before Tuesday's election without disclosing their donors or spending.

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Mead extends lead in fundraising for Wyoming governor's race

Mead extends lead in fundraising for Wyoming governor's race

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead continues to take in more campaign donations than his opponents in next week's general election.

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