Lincoln County votes in 2018 Wyoming Primary Election


Note: These vote tallies have been updated since the August 23 edition of the Gazette was published. Numbers now reflect the reports of all precincts in Wyoming.

The 2018 Primary Election was held on Tuesday, August 21. Out of the 17 precincts in Lincoln County, 4,362 total ballots were cast. According to the unofficial election results posted on the Lincoln County website, 3,598 of those ballots were Republican and 306 were Democratic.

In the state of Wyoming, 140,070 total ballots were cast, including 117,638 Republican ballots, 19,454 Democratic ballots and 2,597 non-partisan ballots. 

Following are the unofficial primary election results from Lincoln County and the state of Wyoming. The Gazette cross-referenced these unofficial tallies on the Lincoln County website, the Wyoming Secretary of State website, and independent calculations.

Names in bold earned enough votes to secure their party nomination and be placed on the general election ballot on November 6.

For state and national offices, total state votes are listed first, and Lincoln County votes are listed in parentheses.

State House of Representatives District 18

- Thomas D. Crank – 717

- Scott Heiner – 236

- Write-in – 1

County Commissioner (2 seats open)

- Byron E. Baker – 921

- Jerry T. Harmon – 2,464

- Robert Edward King – 1,937

- Robert Rex Meikle – 866

- Write in – 43

County Clerk

- April Brunski – 2,495

- Lance Oviatt – 1,207

- Write in - 4

County Coroner

- William W. Ball – 1,410

- Dain Schwab – 2,345

County Attorney

- Spencer Allred – 3,347

- Write-in – 35

County Sheriff

- Shane Johnson – 3,437

- Write in – 37

County Treasurer

- Jerry Greenfield – 3,272

- Write in – 49

County Assessor

- Debbie Larson – 3,441

- Write in – 21

Clerk of District Court

- Kenneth D Roberts – 3,362

- Write in – 17

United States Senator - Republican

- John Barrasso – 74,217 (Lincoln County – 2,842)

- Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente –1,280 (Lincoln County – 49)

- Dave Dodson –32,613 (Lincoln County – 748)

- John Holtz –2,982 (115)

- Anthony L. Van Risseghem - 869 (27)

- Write-ins – 267 (Lincoln County – 4)

United States Senator  -Democratic

- Gary Trauner –17,557 (295)

- Writeins- 147 (5)

United States Representative - Republican

- Liz Cheney –75,110 (2,898)

- Rod Miller – 22,024 (485)

- Blake E Stanley – 13,293 (380)

- Write ins – 372 (7)

United States Representative – Democratic

- Travis Helm – 6,527 (100)

- Greg Hunter –10,329 (178)

- Write ins – 73 (6)

Wyoming Governor – Republican

- Bill Dahlin -1,762 (52)

- Foster Friess –29,817 (1,239)

- Sam E. Galeotos –14,531 (516)

- Mark Gordon – 38,915 (803)

- Harriet M. Hageman –25,027 (959)

- Taylor Haynes – 6,509 (294)

- Write in –112 (3)

Wyoming Governor – Democratic

- Kenneth R. Casner –1,213 (28)

- Michael Allen Green –2,391 (43)

- Mary A. Throne –12,944 (177)

- Rex Wilde –1,201 (35)

- Write ins –323 (16)

Secretary of State – Republican

- Edward Buchanan –94,510 (3,325)

- Write ins –793 (16)

Secretary of State – Democratic

- James W. Byrd –16,751 (281)

- Write ins –73 (4)

State Auditor – Republican

- Kristi Racines –59,462 (1,699)

- Nathan Winters –39,841 (1,619)

- Write ins – 201 (5)

State Auditor – Democratic

- Jeff Dockter –16,326 (266)

- Write ins –72 (3)

State Treasurer – Republican

- Leland Christensen –46,017 (2,012)

- Curt Meier –51,293 (1,199)

- Ron Redo –4,773 (181)

- Write ins – 247(6)

Superintendent of Public Instruction – Republican

- Jillian Balow –92,010 (3,204)

- Write ins –883(22)

Kemmerer City Council - Ward #1

- Write-in - 37

Kemmerer City Council - Ward #2

- Write-in - 41

Kemmerer City Council - Ward #3

- April Corwin - 194

- Write-in - 35

Diamondville Mayor

- Charles “Mark” Langley - 116

- Write-in - 34

Diamondville Councilperson - 4 year (2 positions open)

- Clint M. Bowen - 141

- Kathleen J. Stukel - 86

- Write-in - 44

Diamondville Councilperson - 2 year

- Eric Backman - 130

- Write-in -24

Cokeville Mayor 

- Stanley Thompson Jr. - 90

- Write in - 52

Cokeville Councilperson (2 positions open)

- Taylor Allred - 47

- Robbie Arndt - 20

- Charles L. Dayton - 27

- Wayne Harmon - 100 

- Michael Shane Pope - 21 


The general election is on Tuesday, November 6.