Wyoming News Briefs
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The state elections office says voter turnout appears to be high and there were a few voting problems in Wyoming. Deputy Secretary of State Pat Arp says county clerks are reporting high turnout across the state. Official turnout won’t be known until all counties report their complete results. Minor problems cropped up in Park and Teton counties but were remedied quickly.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming voters have retained their congressional delegation by overwhelmingly re-electing Sen. John Barrasso and Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis. Barrasso won his first full, six-year Senate term. He defeated Democrat Tim Chesnut of Laramie. Lummis won her third term as Wyoming’s sole U.S. House member. She handily defeated Democrat Chis Henrichsen of Casper.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Republicans picked up at least one seat in the state House as they maintained their dominance of the Wyoming Legislature. They gained two seats in the traditional Democratic stronghold of Rock Springs, but Democrats looked to take over one GOP seat in Cheyenne.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Six Wyoming men’s basketball games will be televised on ROOT SPORTS this season. The home games to be televised are Colorado on Dec. 1, Boise State on Jan. 9, Air Force on Jan. 26, New Mexico on Jan. 30 and Colorado State on March 6. Wyoming’s March 2 road game at New Mexico also will be televised. Wyoming also will have four games aired on Time Warner Cable SportsNet and CBS Sports Network.