The Green Papers: Wyoming 2004 General Election
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 17 August 2004
General Election: Tuesday 2 November 2004
Electoral Votes:3(0.56% of 538)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
2002-2010 Representatives:1(0.23% of 435)
2000 Census:495,304 (0.18% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):358,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):220,012
Tuesday 17 August 2004 polls close 7:00p MDT (0100 UTC)
Tuesday 2 November 2004 polls close 7:00p MST (0200 UTC)

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Wyoming State and Local Government

Wyoming 2004 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions: Democrats   Republicans   Third Parties


President  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2000, 2004. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime. Electors: 3 (Winner-take-all), How Appointed, Meeting Place, Duly Appointed Presidential Electors. List of States: Details.
Up for election in 2004
  Elected Republican 167,629 68.86% President George W. Bush
(3 Electoral Votes)
Vice President: Vice President Richard "Dick" Cheney
Renominated by Convention - 2 September 2004
  Candidate Democrat 70,776 29.07% Senator John Kerry
Vice President: Senator John Edwards
  Candidate Independent 2,741 1.13% Ralph Nader
Vice President: Peter Camejo
  Candidate Libertarian 1,171 0.48% Michael Badnarik
Vice President: Richard Campagna
  Candidate Independent 631 0.26% Michael Anthony Peroutka
Vice President: Chuck Baldwin
Constitution Party
  Candidate --scatter-- 480 0.20% Presidential Write-Ins

In addition, the Wyoming Secretary of State reports 433 Presidential Over Votes.

Total 243,428 100.00%  

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 108th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1   Republican   Senator Craig Thomas
First elected: 1994; re-elected 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Class 2   Republican   Senator Michael B. Enzi
First elected: 1996; re-elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in any 4-term period. The Wyoming Supreme Court determined on 4 May 2004 that term limits require an amendment to the state constitution rather than, as they were, imposed by a 1992 ballot initiative. At the time, the ruling was not applied to statewide offices. Reference: CATHCART v. MEYER, 2004 WY 49, 88 P.3d 1050, Case Number: 04-32, 04-33, 04-34, Decided: 05/04/2004, All Governors

    Democrat   Governor Dave Freudenthal
First elected: 2002
Chair up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

108th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2004, 2006. No Term Limit. 108th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
1 Republican (1 Renominated)

Seat up for election
  Republican   Congressman Barbara Cubin
• Re-elected Tuesday 2 November 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2004
Renominated - 17 August 2004 Primary
  Elected Republican 132,107 55.27% Congressman Barbara Cubin
  Candidate Democrat 99,989 41.83% Ted Ladd
  Candidate Libertarian 6,581 2.75% Lewis Stock
  Candidate --scatter-- 357 0.15% Write-in
Total 239,034 100.00%  

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

    Republican   Secretary of State Joe Meyer
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

    Republican   Treasurer Cynthia M. Lummis
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

    Republican   Auditor Max Maxfield
First elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2006

    Republican   Public Instruction Superintendent Trent Blankenship
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

2002-2010 Congressional District  2002-2010 CDs

Wyoming has been allocated only 1 Representative in Congress at large; therefore, the entire state consists of, in effect, only one statewide Congressional District.


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  Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats (the incumbent is not running for re-election)  
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  Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats (one candidate running for office)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with multiple incumbents running for them  
  2004 Partisan Composition by State  
  2004 Congressional Districts  
  Senate Electoral Classes  
  Relative Political Party Strength / Sectional and Regional Politics in Presidential Elections  
  1972-2000 Presidential Election State Voting Trends  
  Statewide Political Party Strength