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{{Wysenate2010toc}}Elections for the office of [[Wyoming State Senate|Wyoming's State Senate]] were held in [[Wyoming]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].  
 
{{Wysenate2010toc}}Elections for the office of [[Wyoming State Senate|Wyoming's State Senate]] were held in [[Wyoming]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].  
  
The [[Primary election dates in 2010|signature-filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run in these elections was May 28, 2010 (August 23 for independents). The primary election day was August 17, 2010. Of the 30 seats in the Senate, 15 are up for re-election.  Incumbents are running in 10 of the seats.  In addition, in 10 of the 15 seats, candidates are running unopposed in the [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]] general election.
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The [[Primary election dates in 2010|signature-filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run in these elections was May 28, 2010 (August 23 for independents). The primary election day was August 17, 2010. Of the 30 seats in the Senate, 15 were up for re-election.  Incumbents ran in 10 of the seats.  In addition, in 10 of the 15 seats, candidates ran unopposed in the [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]] general election.
  
 
: ''See also: [[Wyoming State Senate]]'' and ''[[State legislative elections, 2010]]''
 
: ''See also: [[Wyoming State Senate]]'' and ''[[State legislative elections, 2010]]''
  
 
==November 2 General Election Results==
 
==November 2 General Election Results==
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'''The following candidates won election on November 2, 2010:'''
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{{List of election winners DPL|Chamber= State Senate|State = Wyoming|Year = 2010}}
  
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==Majority control==
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: ''See also: [[Partisan composition of state senates]]''
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Heading into the November 2 election, the Republican Party held the majority in the [[Wyoming State Senate]]:
 
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==Majority control==
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In 2010, the candidates for state senate raised a total of $259,183 in campaign contributions.  The top 10 donors were: <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=WY&y=2010&f=S ''Follow the Money'': "Wyoming Senate 2010 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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| Democrat (Party)
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| align="right" | $16,550
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| Meier, Curtis Eugine
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| align="right" | $16,516
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| Wyoming State Senate Republican Conference
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| align="right" | $10,000
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| Steinmetz, Corey A
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| align="right" | $7,978
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|-
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| Frisbie, Tom
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Workers Help in Politics
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Republican (Party)
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| align="right" | $4,500
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|-
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| Rothfuss, Chris
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| align="right" | $4,446
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| Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association
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| align="right" | $4,150
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|-
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| Williams Companies
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| align="right" | $4,000
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|}
  
: ''See also: [[Partisan composition of state senates]]''
 
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==Qualifications==
 
==Qualifications==
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8 incumbents (53%) face no competition in the November 2 general election and are thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, guaranteed re-election in November.
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8 incumbents (53%) face no competition in the November 2 general election and were thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, guaranteed re-election.
  
:* 2 Democratic incumbents face no November challenger.
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:* 2 Democratic incumbents faced no November challenger.
:* 6 GOP incumbents face no November challenger.
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:* 6 GOP incumbents faced no November challenger.
  
 
===Primary challenges===
 
===Primary challenges===
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===Retiring incumbents===
 
===Retiring incumbents===
  
Four incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 11 incumbents (73%) ran for re-election.  Of the 4 incumbents who are not running for re-election, 1 is a Democrat and 3 are Republican.
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Four incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 11 incumbents (73%) ran for re-election.  Of the 4 incumbents who did not run for re-election, 1 is a Democrat and 3 are Republican.
  
Incumbents who are retiring are:
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Incumbents who retired are:
  
 
:* District 1: Incumbent Republican [[Charles Townsend]].
 
:* District 1: Incumbent Republican [[Charles Townsend]].
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:* Tom Dunlap 1,791
 
:* Tom Dunlap 1,791
 
:* Terry Marie Henderson 1,776
 
:* Terry Marie Henderson 1,776
'''Note:''' [[Charles Townsend]],(R) incumbent, has represented this district since 2005 but did not seek reelection.
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'''Note:''' [[Charles Townsend]],(R) incumbent, was first elected in 2005 but did not seek re-election.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{reddot}} [[Ogden Driskill]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Ogden Driskill]] 2,363 {{won}}
  
 
===District 3===
 
===District 3===
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:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
:* [[Curt Meier]], 2,422 {{approved}} incumbent, has represented this district since 1995.
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:* [[Curt Meier]], 2,422 {{approved}} incumbent, was first elected in 1995.
 
:* Cheri Steinmetz 1,570
 
:* Cheri Steinmetz 1,570
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{reddot}} [[Curt Meier]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Curt Meier]] 5,496 {{won}}
  
 
===District 5===
 
===District 5===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:* [[Fred Emerich]] 2,707 {{approved}}
 
:* [[Fred Emerich]] 2,707 {{approved}}
'''Note:''' [[Rick Hunnicutt]] (R), incumbent, has represented this district since 2009 but did not seek reelection.
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'''Note:''' [[Rick Hunnicutt]] (R), incumbent, was first elected in 2009 but did not seek re-election.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{bluedot}} [[Lori Millin]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[Lori Millin]] 2,896
:{{reddot}} [[Fred Emerich]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Fred Emerich]] 3,002 {{won}}
  
 
===District 7===
 
===District 7===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 17 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 17 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Kathryn Sessions]], 699 {{approved}} incumbent, has represented this district since 1999.  
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:* [[Kathryn Sessions]], 699 {{approved}} incumbent, was first elected in 1999.  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:* [[Leslie Nutting]] {{approved}}
 
:* [[Leslie Nutting]] {{approved}}
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{bluedot}} [[Kathryn Sessions]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[Kathryn Sessions]] 2,029
:{{reddot}} [[Leslie Nutting]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Leslie Nutting]] 2,421 {{won}}
  
 
===District 9===
 
===District 9===
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
'''Note:''' [[Mike Massie]] (D), incumbent, has represented this district since 1999, but did not seek reelection as he is now running for state superintendent.
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'''Note:''' [[Mike Massie]] (D), incumbent, was first elected in 1999, but did not seek re-election as he ran for state superintendent.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{bluedot}}[[Chris Rothfuss]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}}[[Chris Rothfuss]] 3,572 {{won}}
  
 
===District 11===
 
===District 11===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 17 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 17 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[James E. Elliott, Jr.]], 736  {{approved}} incumbent, has represented this district since 2009.
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:* [[James E. Elliott, Jr.]], 736  {{approved}} incumbent, was first elected in 2009.
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:* Sue Hewitt 664  
 
:* Sue Hewitt 664  
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{bluedot}} [[James E. Elliott, Jr.]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[James E. Elliott, Jr.]] 1,798
:{{reddot}} [[Larry S. Hicks]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Larry S. Hicks]] 2,903 {{won}}
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:{{greydot}} Ken Casner  527
  
 
===District 13===
 
===District 13===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 17 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 17 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[John Hastert]] 1,442 {{approved}}, incumbent, has represented this district since 2007.  
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:* [[John Hastert]] 1,442 {{approved}}, incumbent, was first elected in 2007.  
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{bluedot}} [[John Hastert]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[John Hastert]] 3,919 {{won}}
  
 
===District 15===
 
===District 15===
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 17 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''August 17 Democratic primary:</u>
:* [[Saundra Meyer]], 521 {{approved}} incumbent, has represented this district since 2009.
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:* [[Saundra Meyer]], 521 {{approved}} incumbent, was first elected in 2009.
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:* [[Paul Barnard]] 1,153 {{approved}}
 
:* [[Paul Barnard]] 1,153 {{approved}}
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<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{bluedot}} [[Saundra Meyer]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[Saundra Meyer]] 2,061
:{{reddot}} [[Paul Barnard]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Paul Barnard]] 2,550 {{won}}
  
 
===District 17===
 
===District 17===
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:* [[Leland Christensen]] 2,448 {{approved}}
 
:* [[Leland Christensen]] 2,448 {{approved}}
 
:* Sam Harrell 610  
 
:* Sam Harrell 610  
'''Note:''' [[Grant Larson]] (R), incumbent, has represented this district since 1995 but did not seek reelection.
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'''Note:''' [[Grant Larson]] (R), incumbent, was first elected in 1995 but did not seek re-election.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{bluedot}} [[Tom Frisbie]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[Tom Frisbie]] 3,547
:{{reddot}} [[Leland Christensen]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Leland Christensen]] 4,361 {{won}}
  
 
===District 19===
 
===District 19===
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:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
:* [[Ray Peterson]], 4,253 {{approved}} incumbent, has represented this district since 2004.
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:* [[Ray Peterson]], 4,253 {{approved}} incumbent, was first elected in 2004.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{reddot}} [[Ray Peterson]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Ray Peterson]] 5,678 {{won}}
  
 
===District 21===
 
===District 21===
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:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
:* [[Bruce Burns]], 3,127 {{approved}}, incumbent, has represented this district since 2003.
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:* [[Bruce Burns]], 3,127 {{approved}}, incumbent, was first elected in 2003.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{reddot}} [[Bruce Burns]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Bruce Burns]] 5,825 {{won}}
  
 
===District 23===
 
===District 23===
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:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:'''</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:'''</u>
:* [[John Hines]] 3,937 {{approved}}, incumbent, has represented this district since 2003.
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:* [[John Hines]] 3,937 {{approved}}, incumbent, was first elected in 2003.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>  
:{{reddot}} [[John Hines]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[John Hines]] 5,882 {{won}}
  
 
===District 25===
 
===District 25===
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:* [[Clarence Thomas]] 712 {{approved}}
 
:* [[Clarence Thomas]] 712 {{approved}}
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
:* [[Cale Case]] 1,772 {{approved}} incumbent, has represented this district since 1999.  
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:* [[Cale Case]] 1,772 {{approved}} incumbent, was first elected in 1999.  
 
:* Joe Malek 1,318
 
:* Joe Malek 1,318
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{bluedot}} [[Clarence Thomas]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[Clarence Thomas]] 2,408
:{{reddot}} [[Cale Case]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Cale Case]] 3,400 {{won}}
  
 
===District 27===
 
===District 27===
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:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
:* [[Bill Landen]] (R) 3,017 {{approved}}, incumbent, has represented this district since 2007.
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:* [[Bill Landen]] (R) 3,017 {{approved}}, incumbent, was first elected in 2007.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>
:{{reddot}} [[Bill Landen]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Bill Landen]] 5,569 {{won}}
  
 
===District 29===
 
===District 29===
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:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
 
:{{reddot}} <u>'''August 17 GOP primary:</u>
:* [[Drew Perkins]] (R) 2,586 {{approved}}, incumbent, has represented this district since 2007.
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:* [[Drew Perkins]] (R) 2,586 {{approved}}, incumbent, was first elected in 2007.
  
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>ad
 
<u>'''''November 2 General election candidates:'''''</u>ad
:{{reddot}} [[Drew Perkins]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Drew Perkins]] 4,685 {{won}}
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 12:21, 11 July 2011


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Wyoming State Senate elections, 2010

Majority controlCampaign contributions

QualificationsCompetitiveness analysis

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Wyoming State Senate
Elections for the office of Wyoming's State Senate were held in Wyoming on November 2, 2010.

The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was May 28, 2010 (August 23 for independents). The primary election day was August 17, 2010. Of the 30 seats in the Senate, 15 were up for re-election. Incumbents ran in 10 of the seats. In addition, in 10 of the 15 seats, candidates ran unopposed in the November 2, 2010 general election.

See also: Wyoming State Senate and State legislative elections, 2010

November 2 General Election Results

The following candidates won election on November 2, 2010:

  1. Bill Landen
  2. Bruce Burns
  3. Cale Case
  4. Chris Rothfuss
  5. Curt Meier
  6. Drew Perkins
  7. Fred Emerich
  8. John Hastert
  9. John Hines, Wyoming Senator
  10. Larry S. Hicks
  11. Leland Christensen
  12. Leslie Nutting
  13. Ogden Driskill
  14. Paul Barnard
  15. Ray Peterson

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 2 election, the Republican Party held the majority in the Wyoming State Senate:

Wyoming State Senate
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 7 4
     Republican Party 23 26
Total 30 30


Campaign contributions

See also: State-by-state comparison of donations to state senate campaigns

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state senate in Wyoming in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign contributions in state senate races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2010 32 $259,183
2008 37 $232,124
2006 49 $368,423
2004 47 $317,964
2002 22 $126,509

In 2010, the candidates for state senate raised a total of $259,183 in campaign contributions. The top 10 donors were: [2]

Donor Amount
Democrat (Party) $16,550
Meier, Curtis Eugine $16,516
Wyoming State Senate Republican Conference $10,000
Steinmetz, Corey A $7,978
Frisbie, Tom $5,000
Workers Help in Politics $5,000
Republican (Party) $4,500
Rothfuss, Chris $4,446
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association $4,150
Williams Companies $4,000


Qualifications

Section 2 of Article 3 of the Wyoming Constitution states, "Senators shall be elected for the term of four (4) years and representatives for the term of two (2) years. The senators elected at the first election shall be divided by lot into two classes as nearly equal as may be. The seats of senators of the first class shall be vacated at the expiration of the first two years, and of the second class at the expiration of four years. No person shall be a senator who has not attained the age of twenty-five years, or a representative who has not attained the age of twenty-one years, and who is not a citizen of the United States and of this state and who has not, for at least twelve months next preceding his election resided within the county or district in which he was elected."

Incumbency

Unopposed incumbents

2010 state legislative elections analyzed using a Competitiveness Index

8 incumbents (53%) face no competition in the November 2 general election and were thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, guaranteed re-election.

  • 2 Democratic incumbents faced no November challenger.
  • 6 GOP incumbents faced no November challenger.

Primary challenges

Only 2 incumbents faced competition in the August 17 primary. Two incumbents -- Republicans Curt Meier and Cale Case defeated their challengers -- Cheri Steinmetz and Joe Malek respectively.[3] The following 2 incumbents (2 Republicans) won their primaries:

Retiring incumbents

Four incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 11 incumbents (73%) ran for re-election. Of the 4 incumbents who did not run for re-election, 1 is a Democrat and 3 are Republican.

Incumbents who retired are:


List of candidates

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District 1

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:

Note: Charles Townsend,(R) incumbent, was first elected in 2005 but did not seek re-election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Ogden Driskill 2,363 Green check mark transparent.png

District 3

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:
  • Curt Meier, 2,422 Approveda incumbent, was first elected in 1995.
  • Cheri Steinmetz 1,570

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Curt Meier 5,496 Green check mark transparent.png

District 5

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:

Note: Rick Hunnicutt (R), incumbent, was first elected in 2009 but did not seek re-election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Lori Millin 2,896
Republican Party Fred Emerich 3,002 Green check mark transparent.png

District 7

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kathryn Sessions 2,029
Republican Party Leslie Nutting 2,421 Green check mark transparent.png

District 9

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

Note: Mike Massie (D), incumbent, was first elected in 1999, but did not seek re-election as he ran for state superintendent.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic PartyChris Rothfuss 3,572 Green check mark transparent.png

District 11

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James E. Elliott, Jr. 1,798
Republican Party Larry S. Hicks 2,903 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Ken Casner 527

District 13

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
  • John Hastert 1,442 Approveda, incumbent, was first elected in 2007.
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Hastert 3,919 Green check mark transparent.png

District 15

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Saundra Meyer 2,061
Republican Party Paul Barnard 2,550 Green check mark transparent.png

District 17

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:

Note: Grant Larson (R), incumbent, was first elected in 1995 but did not seek re-election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Tom Frisbie 3,547
Republican Party Leland Christensen 4,361 Green check mark transparent.png

District 19

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:
  • Ray Peterson, 4,253 Approveda incumbent, was first elected in 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Ray Peterson 5,678 Green check mark transparent.png

District 21

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:
  • Bruce Burns, 3,127 Approveda, incumbent, was first elected in 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bruce Burns 5,825 Green check mark transparent.png

District 23

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:
  • John Hines 3,937 Approveda, incumbent, was first elected in 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party John Hines 5,882 Green check mark transparent.png

District 25

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:
  • Cale Case 1,772 Approveda incumbent, was first elected in 1999.
  • Joe Malek 1,318

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Clarence Thomas 2,408
Republican Party Cale Case 3,400 Green check mark transparent.png

District 27

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:
  • Bill Landen (R) 3,017 Approveda, incumbent, was first elected in 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bill Landen 5,569 Green check mark transparent.png

District 29

Democratic Party August 17 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party August 17 GOP primary:
  • Drew Perkins (R) 2,586 Approveda, incumbent, was first elected in 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:ad

Republican Party Drew Perkins 4,685 Green check mark transparent.png

See also

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