Matt Mead

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Matt Mead
Matt Mead.jpg
Candidate for Wyoming Governor
Political party Republican
Profession Rancher
Website Campaign website
Matt Mead is the 2010 Republican Governor-elect for Wyoming. He won the election over Democrat Leslie Petersen (25% of the vote) and Libertarian Mike Wheeler (3% of the vote), with 72% of the vote.[1]

Mead is a rancher in Albany/Goshen County. He previously served as United States Attorney for the State of Wyoming from 2001-2007, was Partner in a Private Law Practice from 1995-2001, and has been a Prosecutor in Campbell County, Special Assistant to the Attorney General in the State of Wyoming, and an Assistant United States Attorney.[2]



See also: Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2010 and Gubernatorial elections, 2010

Wyoming Governor Elect Matt Mead Makes his Victory Speech

Mead won the August 17 primary with 28.60% of the vote, defeating six other candidates.

He faced Leslie Petersen (D), Mike Wheeler (L), and Taylor Haynes (C) in the general election on November 2, 2010, defeating them.[1]

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mead Taked Gov Race," Wyoming Watchdog, November 3, 2010
  2. Project Vote Smart biography of Matt Mead