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By Kathy Brown
Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Plan to let party disqualify candidates rejected

GILLETTE — Much of the discussion about a controversial Campbell County Republican Party resolution was derailed Saturday when the party chairwoman agreed it was out of order and an appeal of that ruling failed.

 

April 25, 2019



GILLETTE — Much of the discussion about a controversial Campbell County Republican Party resolution was derailed Saturday when the party chairwoman agreed it was out of order and an appeal of that ruling failed.

Bill Fortner had proposed a resolution that would allow the party to disqualify any candidate running as a Republican in Campbell County who didn’t uphold the beliefs of the party’s platform. He had even proposed an 80/20 rule, saying the party could not recognize a candidate as being Republican if they didn’t vote for the platform 80% of the time while in office.

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