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United States House of Representatives election in Wyoming, 2010

United States House of Representatives Election in Wyoming, 2010

November 2, 2010

 
Nominee Cynthia Lummis David Wendt
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 131,661 45,768
Percentage 70.4% 24.5%

U.S. Representative before election

Cynthia Lummis
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Cynthia Lummis
Republican

The 2010 House election in Wyoming was held on November 2, 2010 and determined who would represent the state of Wyoming in the United States House of Representatives. Representatives are elected for two-year terms; the elected served in the 112th Congress from January 4, 2011 until January 3, 2013. The election coincided with the 2010 midterm elections.

Wyoming has one seat in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census. Its 2008-2010 congressional delegation consisted of one Republican.

Democratic primary

Candidates

  • David Wendt, Director of the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs

Results

Democratic Party primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Wendt 20,410 99.04%
Democratic Write-ins 198 0.96%
Totals 20,608 100.00%

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis (inc.) 84,063 82.82%
Republican Evan Liam Slafter 17,148 16.89%
Republican Write-ins 289 0.28%
Totals 101,500 100.00%

General election

Candidates

  • Cynthia Lummis, incumbent Congresswoman (R)
  • David Wendt, Director of the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs (D)
  • John V. Love (L)

Polling

Poll Source Dates Administered Cynthia Lummis (R) David Wendt (D)
Rasmussen Reports September 30, 2010 61% 29%
Mason-Dixon July 26–28, 2010 59% 29%

Results

Wyoming's At-large congressional district election, 2010[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis (inc.) 131,661 70.42%
Democratic David Wendt 45,768 24.48%
Libertarian John V. Love 9,253 4.95%
Write-ins 287 0.15%
Totals 186,969 100.00%
Republican hold

See also

References

  1. ^ http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2010/Results/Primary/2010_Statewide_Candidates_Summary.pdf
  2. ^ http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2010/Results/Primary/2010_Statewide_Candidates_Summary.pdf
  3. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf
Preceded by
2008 elections
United States House elections in Wyoming
2010
Succeeded by
2012 elections

External links

  • Elections at Wyoming Secretary of State
  • U.S. Congress Candidates for Wyoming at Project Vote Smart
  • Wyoming U.S. House - At-Large from OurCampaigns.com
  • Campaign contributions for U.S. Congressional races in Wyoming from OpenSecrets.org
  • 2010 Wyoming General Election graph of multiple polls from Pollster.com
  • House - Wyoming from the Cook Political Report
  • Race ranking and details from CQ Politics
  • Race profile at The New York Times
  • Candidates: United States House of Representatives at Decision 2010 at Wyoming PBS


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