Jason Senteney

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Jason Senteney
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Wyoming, At-large District
High schoolTorrington High School (1996)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corp.
Years of service1996-1997
Date of birthJanuary 24, 1978
Place of birthTorrington, WY
ProfessionCorrectional Officer
Campaign website
Jason Senteney was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the At-large Congressional District of Wyoming.[1] Incumbent Cynthia Lummis defeated Senteney in the Republican primary.[2]


Senteney grew up in Torrington, Wyoming and graduated from Torrington High School in 1996.[3] Upon graduation from high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps serving from 1996 to 1997.[4] He then went on to study criminal justice at Western Nebraska Community College. He then attended Eastern Wyoming College where he studied pre-medicine. He also studied communications with a broadcasting emphasis at West Texas A&M University.[5] Senteney is a correctional officer with the State of Wyoming.[3]


Campaign themes


Senteney's Facebook page outlined the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Taxes: "I would like to introduce a bill that puts an end to Federal Income Taxes... I would like to introduce a National Sales Tax of 12%...The NST would apply to all transactions, from everyday transactions to "Wall Street" transactions. For example, if company A want to buy Company B for 1 Million Dollars the would pay 120K Dollars in taxes. This would eliminate the complexity of our current tax system, and eliminate the loopholes."
  • Invest in America Act: "All Federal Agencies, would transition to only using and purchasing; goods that are manufactured in U.S. Factories. All Contractors, Sub-Contractors, and Service Centers will only be U.S. based corporations."



See also: Wyoming's At-large Congressional District elections, 2014

Senteney ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Wyoming's At-large District.[1] Incumbent Cynthia Lummis defeated Senteney in the Republican primary.[2]

U.S. House, Wyoming At-Large District Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCynthia Lummis Incumbent 75.9% 70,918
Jason Senteney 23.8% 22,251
Write-in 0.3% 274
Total Votes 93,443
Source: Wyoming Secretary of State

Race background

Republican debate

"2014 Primary Debates - U.S. House."

During a debate on August 12, Lummis and Senteney were asked to discuss President Obama’s job performance. Senteney said, “He’s more of a dictator than a president, and I want to tell that to him to his face.”[6]


Senteney is a father. He enjoys hunting, fishing and camping.[7]

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