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By Karla Pomeroy
editor 

Karla's Kolumn: Party affiliation and Wyoming politics

The Wyoming Secretary of State’s office released numbers this week announcing that more than 12,000 people changed their party affiliation this year from July 6 and Sept. 20.

 

October 20, 2018



The Wyoming Secretary of State’s office released numbers this week announcing that more than 12,000 people changed their party affiliation this year from July 6 and Sept. 20.

After the primary election on Aug. 21, governor candidate Foster Friess said the state needed to repeal its law that allows voters to change party affiliation. He said this because of a group that lobbied for Democrats to change their party affiliation and vote Republican for Mark Gordon.

Because of Friess’ comments and the attention it garnered regarding party affiliation changes, the Wyoming Secretary of State Of...



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