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By Katie Kull
Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Governor candidate Haynes' eligibility argued in court

 

August 3, 2018



CHEYENNE — The argument over whether a Republican gubernatorial candidate can stay on the ballot for the Aug. 21 primary kicked off Wednesday in a Laramie County courtroom. 

Attorneys for the state are asking Laramie County District Judge Thomas Campbell to suspend the campaign of Dr. Taylor Haynes over questions about whether he lives in Wyoming. 

They also want a general ruling on whether the secretary of state should have broader power to remove ineligible candidates from the ballot even after they’ve been certified and printed. 

Haynes claimed he lived in Laramie when he file...



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