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SHERIDAN — Wyoming has long debated how it could develop a more diversified economy that is not as vulnerable to the boom-and-bust cycles caused by fluctuations in the energies market. The two major party candidates for Wyoming’s next governor are longtime residents of the state who have clo…

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Arne Jorgensen was the top vote-getter among Town Council candidates in Tuesday’s primary election, followed by Don Frank, Jonathan Schechter and Jessica Sell Chambers.

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After a lengthy career in government as a sheriff’s deputy, county commissioner and state senator, Alta native Leland Christensen was defeated by Curt Meier in Tuesday’s Republican primary race for state treasurer.

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Here now: the results from the 2018 primary election in Teton County. The final tally? Exactly 6,000 ballots cast. Thanks for following along with us and look to the Jackson Hole News&Guide tomorrow for more coverage. 

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The field of six candidates for Jackson Town Council will be narrowed to four for the Nov. 6. general election. The election is nonpartisan, so any resident within the town can vote for four of the six candidates. They’re competing for two seats on the council: one held by incumbent Don Fran…

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Four Democratic candidates for Teton County commissioner must be narrowed to three in the primary. Registered Democratic voters can cast ballots for up to three of the following: Richard Aurelio, Seadar Rose Davis, Luther Propst and Mark Newcomb. The three top vote-getters will advance to th…

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All three Republican candidates for the Teton County Board of County Commissioners will advance to the Nov. 6 general election. The three — Mark Barron, Andrew Byron and Mary Martin — will compete in the general election with three Democratic nominees and any Independent candidates. All are …

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Incumbent Marti Halverson, R-Etna, faces Bill Winney, of Bondurant, who has challenged her in two previous elections. House District 22 represents portions of Teton County, including Hoback and Wilson, along with Northern Lincoln County and Sublette County.

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All three candidates for state auditor have made improving government transparency part of their campaign platform. The state auditor’s office is facing criticism from groups that have requested financial and spending data and been charged high fees and met with a slow response.

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Four Democratic candidates seeking office as Teton County commissioners shared views on everything from mental health to how to spend tax dollars during a forum Wednesday at Teton County Library.

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In a lively forum, five of six candidates for Jackson Town Council offered differing opinions about growth, referendums, wildlife, Snow King Mountain, SPET, white male privilege, parking, the fairgrounds, town expansion and workforce housing.

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Wednesday evening News&Guide Deputy Editor Melissa Cassutt reported on Twitter from the League of Women Voters forum for the candidates for county commissioner at the Teton Public Library. In case you missed the forum, we’ve compiled her tweets to give you a rundown of the candidates responses.

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As election season gets into full swing, keep an eye here to find opportunities to meet candidates for public office.

Chamber forums: The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce will host Town Council candidates from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 2 in Snow King Hotel’s Grand Teton Room. Candidates for the Teton County Board of County Commissioners will meet at the same time and place Aug. 3. The Q&A sessions cost $16 for chamber members, $25 for others.

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Town Council candidates voiced near unanimous support for renewing the lodging tax, increasing the sales tax by one cent and continuing to use the specific purpose excise tax, or SPET, during a Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce forum Thursday.

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In just a few weeks Democratic voters have a choice to make about which three county commission candidates advance to the general election. The four Democratic candidates are united in a desire to tackle the community’s affordable housing shortage, but they see different ways of doing that.

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As election season gets into full swing, keep an eye here to find opportunities to meet candidates for public office.

Chamber forums: The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce will host Town Council candidates from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 2 in Snow King Hotel’s Grand Teton Room. Candidates for the Teton County Board of County Commissioners will meet at the same time and place Aug. 3. The Q&A sessions cost $16 for chamber members, $25 for others.

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As election season gets into full swing, keep an eye here to find opportunities to meet candidates for public office.

Chamber forums: The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce will host Town Council candidates from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 2 in Snow King Hotel’s Grand Teton Room. Candidates for the Teton County Board of County Commissioners will meet at the same time and place Aug. 3. The Q&A sessions cost $16 for chamber members, $25 for others.

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Jackson Hole News&Guide reporter John Spina has set aside his journalistic ambitions to try to get Republican Jackson billionaire Foster Friess elected as the next Wyoming governor.

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A Jackson Hole resident and entrepreneur who aims to represent Wyoming in the U.S. Senate no longer plans to run as an independent, meaning he’ll face incumbent John Barrasso in the Republican primary.

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Former Teton County Commission Chairwoman Barbara Allen took her time deciding if she would run for the Wyoming Legislature this year, officially filing as a candidate for House District 16 just one hour before the 5 p.m. deadline Friday.

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Just minutes before the election filing deadline Friday evening Jonathan Schechter, founder of the Charture Institute and a Jackson Hole News&Guide columnist, announced he will run for Town Council.