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By Daniel Bendtsen
Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange 

State: Haynes 'not eligible to be governor'


July 24, 2018

LARAMIE — Wyoming officials are seeking a court ruling that would make Republican candidate for governor Taylor Haynes ineligible for the office.

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan and Attorney General Peter Michael determined Haynes is not eligible to run for governor and the Republican candidate’s ranch home lies in Colorado.

Michael said in a court filing he can prove “by a preponderance of the evidence that Dr. Haynes has not resided in Wyoming for the constitutionally required period necessary to become governor.”

Haynes filed to run for governor as a Laramie resident and h...

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