Ruth Ann Petroff
|Ruth Ann Petroff|
|Wyoming House of Representatives, District 16|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2017|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Profession||Food business owner|
Petroff is the former owner and manager of the Snake River Roasting Company.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Petroff served on the following committees:
|Wyoming Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions|
|• Rules and Procedure|
|• Joint Revenue|
|• Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions|
|• Joint Rules and Procedure|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Petroff served on the following committees:
|Wyoming Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources|
|• Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources|
Elections for the office of Wyoming House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 19, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 30, 2014. Incumbent Ruth Ann Petroff ran unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Petroff won re-election in the 2012 election for the Wyoming House of Representatives District 16. She defeated Bob Biolchini in the Republican primary on August 21 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Wyoming House of Representatives, District 16, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Ruth Ann Petroff Incumbent||94.9%||2,810|
|Wyoming House of Representatives, District 16 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Ruth Ann Petroff Incumbent||57.4%||460|
|Wyoming House of Representatives, District 16, General election (2010)|
|Ruth Ann Petroff (R)||2,150|
|Len Carlman (D)||1,687|
|Wyoming House of Representatives, District 16 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Ruth Ann Petroff (R)||951|
|Joe Schloss (R)||536|
Comprehensive donor information for Petroff is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Petroff raised a total of $42,069 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.
|Ruth Ann Petroff's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Wyoming House of Representatives, District 16||$16,700|
|2010||Wyoming House of Representatives, District 16||$25,369|
|Grand Total Raised||$42,069|
2012Petroff won re-election to the Wyoming State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Petroff raised a total of $16,700.
|Wyoming State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ruth Ann Petroff's campaign in 2012|
|Buckingham, Gregory & Deborah||$1,000|
|Farmers Insurance Group||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$16,700|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Petroff won election to the Wyoming State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Petroff raised a total of $25,369.
|Wyoming State House 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ruth Ann Petroff's campaign in 2010|
|Petroff, Ruth Ann||$6,000|
|Tozzi, John & Georgene||$1,000|
|Friess, Foster & Mrs.||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$25,369|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Ruth Ann Petroff endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
Wyoming Liberty Index
The Wyoming Liberty Index, a study created in 2003, issues a Scorecard that rates all final bills in the Wyoming State Legislature on whether the bills supported or hindered liberty. Legislators are also given a "liberty score" based on their voting patterns. The Wyoming Liberty Index 2012 report was issued on the 61st Legislature during the 2012 budget session. Scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates a higher level of "aye" votes on bills considered pro-liberty and "nay" votes on what the organization considers anti-liberty bills. Petroff received a score of 12% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 53rd out of 61 members of the Wyoming House of Representatives. Although there are 60 members of the House, a 61st "hypothetical legislator" voting nay on every bill was also included.
Petroff lives with her husband, Mark Barron.
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- Ruth Ann Petroff on the Wyoming State House website
- Campaign Website
- Profile from Open States
- Ruth Ann Petroff's biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Wyoming Women's Foundation profile
- Casper Star Tribune profile
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Candidate Roster," accessed May 31, 2014
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "2014 Official General Election Results," accessed November 12, 2014
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Candidate Roster," June 11, 2012
- Wyoming Secretary of State, "2010 Election Results," accessed July 25, 2010
- followthemoney.org, "Petroff, Ruth Ann," accessed June 10, 2013
- Wyoming Liberty Index, "2012 Wyoming Liberty Index," accessed April 30, 2014
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