Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Jimmie Earls
Pine Bluffs Post Editor 

Voters make their choice


Becky Christofferson/Pine Bluffs Post

Kyle Zerck, left, and Kay Dersham carefully look over their respective ballots while voting in the 2016 general election at the Pine Bluffs Community Center Tuesday morning. Laramie County Clerk Debra Lee said voter turnout was heavy and consistent throughout the day with wait times varying from 30 to 60 minutes.

After all the posturing and politicing, the 2016 election season has come to a close and the unofficial results are in.

On the national scene, Republican Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton, earning 66 percent of the vote. In the battle for U.S. Representative, Republican Liz Cheney easily defeated Democrat challenger Ryan Greene with 64 percent of the vote.

In statewide races, Republican Anthony Bouchard squeaked by Kym Zwonitzer by just a 31-vote margin for the District 8 state senate seat.

Republican John Eklund was elected to another two-year term a...

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