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Merle McClure

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Merle McClure
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Candidate for
Wyoming House of Representatives District 52
Date of birth08/27/1958
Campaign website
Merle McClure was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 52 of the Wyoming House of Representatives.[1]

McClure's professional experience includes working as the founder of Contract Pumping, owner of a ranch, and construction worker at T.H. Russell.[2]


Campaign themes

McClure's website highlights the following campaign themes:[3]

McClure supports:

  • "Second Amendment Rights"
  • "NO State Income Tax"
  • "Keeping Taxes Low"
  • "Smaller, Less Intrusive Government"
  • "I Believe the Legislature needs to Remember that it's the Tax Payers Money and Not Theirs"
  • "State Government needs to be very Frugal with the Tax Payers' Money"
  • "I Strongly Believe in the Traditional Family Lifestyle"
  • "I am Very Pro- Ranching and Energy, and do not believe in increasing the Ad Valorem or severance Taxes over current levels"
  • "I Believe that instead of the current health care reform law, we need to encourage competition by opening up to buying policies across State lines and lowering cost with Tort Reform"
  • "If elected I will work very hard to find State Government waste and, where possible, to downsize State Government"



See also: Wyoming House of Representatives elections, 2012

McClure ran in the 2012 election for the Wyoming House of Representatives District 52. He was defeated by John Robertson and incumbent Sue Wallis in the Republican primary on August 21, 2012.[4][5]

Wyoming House of Representatives, District 52 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSue Wallis Incumbent 46.1% 520
John Robertson 32.5% 366
Merle McClure 21.4% 241
Total Votes 1,127


McClure and his wife, Vicki, have three children; Merle II, Dean, and Heather.[2]

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