LARAMIE, wyo – In a very close vote Laramie County has decided to increase its number of County Commissioners from three to five. Supporters of the effort say it will provide more representation for residents. Laramie County Clerk Debbye Lathrop (Lay-thrup) says the county will elect the expanded number of county commissioners beginning in 2012. She says the next move is up to the current commissioners.
Laramie, WY – The candidate who mounted a write-in campaign for governor this year, is asking that his votes be counted, despite the fact he has no chance of winning. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny Mackay reports.
LARAMIE, wyo – After defeating Democrat Mike Massie, Republican Cindy Hill will take the post of State Superintendent of Public Instruction. It was the most contentious statewide race of the election season - but in the end Hill was declared the winner with more than 60 percent of the vote.
After beating Republican incumbent Jim McBride in the GOP primary and State Senator Mike Massie in last night's election, political newcomer Cindy Hill says she can only imagine the work ahead -- and she's anxious to begin.
LARAMIE, wyo – After one of the most contentious political races in the state, Democratic State Senator Mike Massie, has lost to Republican Cindy Hill for the position of State Superintendent after garnering only 39% of the vote.
Hill, a former assistant vice principal from Cheyenne, defeated incumbent Jim McBride during the Republican primary as well.
Massie says he will be leaving politics, but will continue to focus on his job in the preschool field.
LARAMIE, wyo – Republican Cindy Hill will take over the state's top education post in January. Wyoming Public Radio's Tristan Ahtone reports that Hill's first move will be to organize the department of education.
Laramie, WY – While last night was a bad night for Democrats nationally, the outcome in Wyoming was also one sided. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports that the state Democrats are now clinging to a few seats in the House and Senate