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By John Spina
Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Christensen to run for secretary of state

JACKSON - State Senator and Alta native Leland Christensen announced Friday that he will run for Wyoming Secretary of State this year.

 

February 13, 2018

JACKSON - State Senator and Alta native Leland Christensen announced Friday that he will run for Wyoming Secretary of State this year.

The former Teton County sheriff's deputy and county commissioner has spent the past eight years in the state Senate, where he chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee for the past three years.

His decision to run was largely a result of current Secretary of State Ed Murray announcing he will not run for re-election amid sexual assault allegations. On Friday, Murray announced that he will resign his position effective immediately.

"Once it became an open seat I...



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