Fremont goes for Enzi, Lummis, Mead, Balow, and Murray in state races

(Lander, Wyo.) – In statewide races, Fremont County voters expressed their support for U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, and Governor Matt Mead in contested races Tuesday. County voters also went for candidate Jillian Balow for State Superintendent of Public Instruction and Ed Murray for Secretary of State.

State Treasurer Mark Gordon rolled over his opponent here and State Auditor Cynthia Cloud was unopposed.

Enzi polled 83 percent of the vote in a five-way race, Lummis won 76 percent of the local ballots in a two person race, and Governor Mead polled 49 percent here. Runner-up locally in the governor’s race was Tayor Haynes with 36 percent and Cindy Hill only polled 14 percent.

Balow topper her two opponents by capturing 38 percent of the vote to Sheryl Lain’s 35 percent and Bill  Winney’s 27 percent.

The closest statewide race is for Secretary of State. Locally Murray captured 43 percent of the vote to Ed Buchanan’s 29 percent, Pete Illoway’s 17 percent and Clark Stith’s 10 percent. Buchanan was leading across the state with six counties still outstanding.

To see statewide vote totals, click here.