Campaign 2012
State Facts
Capitol:Cheyenne
Nickname:Equality State; Cowboy State
Bird:Western Meadowlark
Motto:Equal Rights
Electoral Votes:3
Democrat Delegates:19
Republican Delegates:28
Secretary of State
Name:Max Maxfield
Address:State Capitol Building, Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone:(307) 777-7378
Fax:(307) 777-6217
Email:secofstate@wyo.gov
Website:http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Elections.aspx
Election Vitals
Governor:Matt Mead (R) re-election in 2014
Senator:Mike Enzi (R) re-election 2014
Senator:John Barrasso (R) re-election 2012
Election Schedule
Republican Caucuses:March 06, 2012
Democratic Caucuses:April 14, 2012
State Primary:August 21, 2012
Past Presidential Elections

2008

Barack Obama:32.7%
John McCain:65.2%

2004

John Kerry:29.1%
George Bush:69.0%

2000

Al Gore:28.3%
George Bush:69.2%

1996

Bill Clinton:36.8%
Ross Perot:12.3%
Bob Dole:49.8%

1992

Bill Clinton:34.1%
Ross Perot:25.6%
George Bush:39.7%

1988

Michael Dukakis:38.0%
George Bush:60.5%
Previous Election Results, other races

2010 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Pete GosarDemocratic8,40937.4%
Al HamburgDemocratic1,0924.9%
Leslie PetersenDemocratic10,78548.0%
Rex WildeDemocratic1,0424.6%
Chris ZacharyDemocratic1,1395.1%

2010 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Leslie PetersenDemocratic43,24025.1%
Mike WheelerLibertarian5,3623.1%
Matt MeadRepublican123,78071.8%

2010 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Matt MeadRepublican30,30828.7%
Rita MeyerRepublican29,60528.0%
Ron MicheliRepublican27,63026.2%
Colin SimpsonRepublican16,72215.8%

2008 Senate Special Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Nick CarterDemocratic12,31650.7%
Keith GoodenoughDemocratic11,98449.3%

2008 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Al HamburgDemocratic8,57837.6%
Chris RothfussDemocratic14,22162.4%

2008 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Chris RothfussDemocratic60,63124.3%
Mike EnziRepublican189,04675.7%

2008 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mike EnziRepublican69,195100.0%

2008 Senate Special Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John BarrassoRepublican68,194100.0%

2006 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Dale GroutageDemocratic24,924100.0%

2006 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Dave FreudenthalDemocratic26,55089.7%
Al HamburgDemocratic3,06210.3%

2006 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Dave FreudenthalDemocratic135,51670.0%
Ray HunkinsRepublican58,10030.0%

2006 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Dale GroutageDemocratic57,67129.9%
Craig ThomasRepublican135,17470.1%

2006 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Ray HunkinsRepublican51,80374.6%
John SelfRepublican17,59825.4%

2006 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Craig ThomasRepublican78,211100.0%

2002 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Kenneth CasnerDemocratic1,3563.7%
Dave FreudenthalDemocratic19,73253.6%
Paul HickeyDemocratic13,79337.5%
Toby SimpsonDemocratic1,9185.2%

2002 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Joyce CorcoranDemocratic49,57027.0%
Michael EnziRepublican133,71073.0%

2002 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Dave FreudenthalDemocratic92,66250.0%
Dave DawsonLibertarian3,9242.1%
Eli BeboutRepublican88,87347.9%

2002 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Crosby AllenRepublican12,93114.1%
Michael EnziRepublican78,61285.9%

2002 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eli BeboutRepublican44,41749.0%
Ray HunkinsRepublican25,36328.0%
Bill SniffinRepublican13,63315.0%
Steve WattRepublican5,7246.3%

2000 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mel LoganDemocratic16,53064.6%
Sheldon SumeyDemocratic9,06235.4%

2000 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mel LoganDemocratic47,08722.0%
Margaret DawsonLibertarian8,9504.2%
Craig ThomasRepublican157,62273.8%

1998 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Keith GoodenoughDemocratic9,03327.0%
Phil RobertsDemocratic6,41519.1%
John VinichDemocratic18,05453.9%

1998 Governor General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John VinichDemocratic70,75440.5%
Dave DawsonLibertarian6,8993.9%
Jim GeringerRepublican97,23555.6%

1998 Governor Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jim GeringerRepublican56,01566.5%
Bill TaliaferroRepublican28,16433.5%

1996 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mickey KalinayDemocratic5,24513.9%
Kathy KarpanDemocratic32,41986.1%

1996 Senate General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Kathy KarpanDemocratic89,10342.2%
W. David HerbertLibertarian5,2892.5%
Michael EnziRepublican114,11654.1%

1996 Senate Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John BarrassoRepublican24,91829.9%
Michael EnziRepublican27,05632.5%
Kathleen JachowskiRepublican2,2692.7%
Nimi McConigleyRepublican6,0057.2%
Kevin MeenanRepublican6,0007.2%
Curt MeierRepublican14,73917.7%
Demographics
Population564,460
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up12.4%

Ethnicity

Percentage White90.6%
Percentage Black0.8%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native4.2%
Percentage Asian0.8%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race2.2%
Percentage Other Race3.0%
Percentage Hispanic8.9%
Percentage Non Hispanic White85.7%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black0.8%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English6.4%

Income

Median Household Income$53,512
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200911.2%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity18.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas62.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil0.4%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up49.7%
Percentage with a College Degree24.1%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers33.0%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers23.1%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers12.3%

Unemployment

Unemployment figures as of October 2012

Unemployment rate5.2%
Unemployment Monthly Change-0.2%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples52.8%
Percentage Married Couples with Children20.6%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work46.5%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.1%

Paid Advertisement

Historical Election Results

2012
Nov. 6, 2012Presidental General Election
April 14, 2012Presidental Dem Caucus
March 6, 2012Presidental GOP Caucus
2008
March 8, 2008Presidental Dem Caucus
Jan. 5, 2008Presidental GOP Caucus

Wyoming District Profiles

Get Breaking Alerts


Latest Election News

    Paid Advertisement