Cynthia Cloud

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Cynthia Cloud
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Wyoming State Auditor
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 2019
Years in position 4
PredecessorRita Meyer (R)
Base salary$92,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Campaign $$137,153
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama (1991)
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
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Personal website
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Cynthia Cloud is the current Wyoming State Auditor. She was first elected in 2010.[1]

Cloud was seeking re-election in 2014.[2] Cynthia Cloud won the general election on November 4, 2014, without opposition.


Cloud is a certified public accountant. She has 16 years experience in public accounting and is a small business owner.[3]


  • Bachelor's degree, University of Alabama[3]

Political Career

Wyoming State Auditor (2010-Present)

Cloud was first elected Wyoming State Auditor on November 2, 2010.[4] Cloud is the first certified public accountant to be elected to this position.[3]



See also: Wyoming down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Cloud ran for re-election as Wyoming State Auditor in 2014.[5] Cloud won the Republican nomination in the unopposed primary on August 19, 2014. Cynthia Cloud won the general election on November 4, 2014, without opposition.


Cloud won election on November 2, 2010. She ran unopposed.[4]

Wyoming State Auditor, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCynthia Cloud 82.7% 157,848
     Write-Ins Various 0.8% 1,598
     Over Votes - 0% 30
     Under Votes - 16.4% 31,346
Total Votes 190,822
Election Results via Wyoming Secretary of State

Campaign contributions

Comprehensive donor information for Cloud is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Cloud raised a total of $137,153 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 6, 2013.[6]

Cynthia Cloud's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wyoming Auditor Not up for election $4,965
2010 Wyoming Auditor Won $132,188
Grand Total Raised $137,153


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Cloud and her husband, Charles, have four children.[3]

State profile

Wyoming's population in 2014 was 584,153.

Wyoming's population in 2014 was 584,153 according to the United States Census Bureau. This estimate represented a 3.6 percent change from the bureau's 2010 estimate. The state's population per square mile was 5.8 in 2010, trailing the national average of 87.4. Wyoming experienced a 2.8 percent increase in total employment from 2011 to 2012 based on census data, exceeding a 2.2 percent increase at the national level during the same period.[8]


Wyoming fell below the national average for residents who attained at least bachelor's degrees based on census data from 2009 to 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 24.7 percent of Wyoming residents aged 25 years and older attained bachelor's degrees compared to 28.8 percent at the national level. The median household income in Wyoming was $57,406 between 2009 and 2013 compared to a $53,046 national median income. Census information showed a 10.9 percent poverty rate in Wyoming during the study period compared to a 14.5 percent national poverty rate.[8]

Racial Demographics, 2013[8]
Race Wyoming (%) United States (%)
White 92.7 77.7
Black or African American 1.7 13.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 2.6 1.2
Asian 0.9 5.3
Two or More Races 1.9 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 9.7 17.1

Presidential Voting Pattern, 2000-2012[9][10]
Year Democratic vote in Wyoming (%) Republican vote in Wyoming (%) Democratic vote in U.S. (%) Republican vote in U.S. (%)
2012 27.6 68.2 51.1 47.2
2008 32.4 64.4 52.9 45.7
2004 28.8 68.2 48.3 50.7
2000 27.3 66.7 48.4 47.9

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[11][12]

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Preceded by
Rita Meyer (R)
Wyoming State Auditor
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