JACKSON, Wyo. — Primary election day wrapped up in Teton County at 7 p.m. on Aug. 16. Votes are being counted across the state with a few races called already. Candidates highlighted in orange clearly won their primary and will appear on the general election ballot in November.
The data below is based on unofficial results posted on the Wyoming Secretary of State website and Teton County’s website.
Local results are unofficial and current as of 9:24 p.m., Aug. 16. A total of 8,491 ballots were cast in Teton County.
County Commission (Republican):
County Commission: (Democratic)
Town Council: (Non-partisan)
KATHERINE “KAT” RUECKERT
ELLIOTT R. ALSTON
ARNE OLAUS JORGENSEN
State House District 23: (Democratic)
Clerk of District Court: (only two democratic candidates)
ANNE COMEAUX SUTTON (D)
BRIAN E. HULTMAN (D)
County Assessor: (only two democratic candidates)
ZAN AUKEE (D)
MELISSA “MEL” SHINKLE (D)
Local uncontested races included County Clerk (Maureen “Mo” Murphy), County Coroner (Brent “Doc” Blue), County Attorney (Erin Weisman), County Sheriff (Matt Carr), County Treasurer (Katie Smits).
Andrew Byron (R) is running uncontested for State Representative District 22.
State Senate District 17 and District 16—which represent Teton County, will be decided in the general election because only one candidate from each party is running. For District 17, Steve Duerr (R) will face incumbent Mike Gierau (D). For the District 16 seat, Jim McCollum (R) is running against incumbent Mike Yin (D).
Vote counts are based on statewide results and the clear winners are highlighted with orange text. As of 12:30 a.m., Aug. 17, all 23 Wyoming counties reported their unofficial results. Numbers in parenthesis denote the number of votes cast by Teton County voters.
U.S. State Representative: (Democratic)
MEGHAN R. JENSEN
U.S. State Representative: (Republican)
ROBYN M. BELINSKEY
THERESA A. LIVINGSTON
JAMES SCOTT QUICK
Superintendent of Public Instruction: (Republican)
ROBERT J. WHITE III
The winner of the Republican primary will go against the uncontested democratic candidate Sergio A. Maldonado, Sr.
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