As a part of our 2022 elections coverage, WyoFile is keeping an eye on legislative races across the state. In the weeks leading up to the Nov. 8 election, we’ll highlight district contests of particular interest. While we can’t cover every one, we’re focusing on contests that illuminate the nuances of Wyoming’s political culture or have potential to influence broader state issues. Is there a race in your district that deserves a look? Let us know at email@example.com
Residents in Wilson, Alpine, Etna will choose between Hoback Junction real estate agent and Star Valley tech entrepreneur for representation in Wyo’s House District 22.
Fremont County residents will choose between Andi LeBeau, a left-leaning incumbent, and Sarah Penn, a Wyoming GOP-supported challenger.
In Campbell County, the Senate race between Eric Barlow and Patricia Junek, has been defined by write-in votes, a party affiliation change and campaign finance controversies.
Republican incumbent Ember Oakley is up against Libertarian challenger Bethany Baldes again. In 2020, this race for House District 55 was decided for Oakley by just 32 votes.
Democrats look to hold onto representation of southeast Wyoming’s House District 14, which includes parts of Laramie and rural Albany County.