WYOMING
     Nov. 4, 2014 Governor                                      

Gov.
Sen.2
Sen.1
2020

x
2019



2018
x
x
2017



2016



2015



2014

x
2013



2012


x
2011



2010



2009



2008


special
2007



2006



2005



2004



2003



2002



2001



2000



1999



1998



1997



1996



1995



1994



1993



1992



1991



1990



1989




+Matt Mead (R)  i
99,700
59.39%
Pete Gosar (D)
45,752
27.25%
Don Wills (I)
9,895
5.89%
Dee Cozzens (L)
4,040
2.41%
write-ins
8,490
5.06%

167,877

Ballots Cast: 171,153 (includes 62 over votes and 3,214 undervotes).
Plurality:  53,948 votes (32.14 percentage points).

WY Secretary of State



Notes: 
Gov. Matt Mead (R) comfortably won re-election, defeating Pete Gosar (D), Don Wills (I) and Dee Cozzens (L). 

In the Aug. 13 Republican primary (>), Mead obtained 53,673 votes (54.8%), defeating entrepreneur and cattle rancher Taylor Haynes, M.D. with  31,532 votes (32.2%) and Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill with 12,464 votes (12.7%). 

Gosar, from Laramie, was unopposed in the Aug. 13 Democratic primary, tallying 15,289 votes.  He is a pilot, co-owner of an aircraft management company and treasurer of the Wyoming Board of Education.  He was a candidate for governor in the Aug. 17, 2010 Democratic primary, finishing second to Leslie Peterson, and he chaired the Wyoming Democratic Party from May 2013-May 2014.  He announced his candidacy on May 18.


Rounding out the field, Don Wills runs a software company and Dee Cozzens is CEO of a health care and rehab center.
 
All four candidates participated in two debates: one at Casper College in Casper on Oct. 9, hosted by the Star-Tribune, and the second at Central Wyoming College in Riverton on Oct. 16, hosted by Wyoming PBS (>).


Campaign Managers:
Matt MeadGale Geringer
(Mar. 2014) 
Owner of Gale Geringer LLC in Cheyenne since Jan. 1993.  Director of the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation from Jan. 2008.  Lobbyist for CenturyLink from Feb. 2011.  Campaign manager for U.S. Sen. Craig Thomas, Jan. 1990-June 2007.  Campaign manager on Jim Geringer for Governor, Feb.-Nov. 1998.  Campaign manager on Mike Enzi for U.S. Senate, 1996.  Chief of staff  (May 1990-Jan. 1993) and state director (May 1989-May 1990) to U.S. Rep. Craig Thomas.  Government relations manager for Wyoming Rural Electric Assn., Aug. 1981-May 1989.  Studied journalism at Casper College.

Pete Gosar:  Deanna Frey
(June 2014)  Executive director of the Wyoming Children's Action Alliance, May 2003-Mar. 2014.  Executive director of the Child Development Center of Natrona County, Oct. 1998-May 2003.  Program coordinator at Sweetwater County Child Development Center-Green River, Sept. 1976-Oct 1998,  M.A. (1989) and B.A. (1974) degrees in education from University of Northern Colorado.






 

ADVERTISEMENT