All trustees candidates support one-mill levy for college
LCCC hosted an election forum for the LCCC Board of Trustees candidates on Oct. 2, presented by Wingspan, the Cheyenne League of Women Voters and the Wyoming Tribune Eagle. There are six candidates vying for three seats up for election.
Governors give their ideas to help fund higher education
Wyoming voters will be electing a new governor in November. Where that newly elected governor stands on higher education will impact the citizens of Wyoming. Mary Throne, the Democratic candidate; Mark Gordon, the Republican candidate; and Lawrence Struempf, the Libertarian candidate, all have their own platforms, but they share some views on how to best approach higher education in the Cowboy State.
Voting is open through Nov. 6
Early voting is already underway in Laramie County, but most residents will likely wait to cast ballots on Election Day, Nov. 6. Debra Lee, the Laramie County clerk, and Linnea Rounds, an election judge, help explain how to vote, where to vote and what to do when preparing to vote.
EDITORIAL: Youths need to vote: it’s our future, not theirs
Young people in Wyoming, especially in Laramie County, aren’t voting.
Nationally, about 50 percent of eligible voters between the ages of 18 and 29 cast a ballot in the 2016 presidential election, according to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. In Wyoming, nearly 35 percent of eligible voters between the ages of 18 and 24 voted in the 2016 election.