Casper developer Bob Ide defeated longterm Sen. Drew Perkins to represent Senate District 29 in the Republican primary election on Tuesday, according to unofficial results from the Natrona County Clerk's elections office.

Ide received 2,833 votes to Perkins' 2,531 votes.

Senate District 29 roughly extends from a northern boundary of Mills and Mountain View south to beyond Casper Mountain, and Goose Egg on the west and just east of South Poplar Street and further to the southeast on East End Road.

Perkins, a former Natrona County Commissioner, was first elected to the Senate in 2006. He served as President of the Senate, Senate Vice President and Senate Majority Floor Leader.


In neighboring Senate District 27, incumbent GOP Sen. Bill Landen was unopposed in the primary.

Neither district had Democratic Party primary candidates.



Bob Ide: 2,833 -- 52.64%

'Drew Perkins: 2,531 -- 47.03%

Write-in: 18 -- 0.33%

Total votes cast: 5,382 -- 100%

Overvotes: 5

Undervotes: 339



Bill Landen: 4,058-- 98.07%

Write-in: 80 -- 1.93%

Total votes cast: 4,138 -- 100%

Overvotes: 1

Undervotes: 1,189


Natrona County Public Library and Wyoming Game & Fish Serve as Voting Locations

'Politics in the Park,' July 27, 2022

Campaign signs lined Washington Park on Wednesday evening, as politicians and constituents alike gathered for another rendition of 'Politics in the Park,' hosted by the Natrona County Republican Women.

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