Wyoming GOP Bill Meant To Hurt Cheney’s Reelection Chances Fails In 14-15 Vote, Bill Was Pushed By Junior

The Casper Star-Tribune reports:

An effort to transition Wyoming to a runoff election system failed to capture enough support from the Senate on Wednesday. Senate File 145 sought to require a runoff election after a primary election if no single candidate captured the majority of votes.

A candidate would need to receive over half of the votes to be considered the winner of a primary election. In packed primary races, if no candidate obtained enough votes, a runoff election would occur, with the two leading candidates facing off against one another.

The runoff election bill initially garnered national attention earlier this month when Donald Trump Jr. urged his followers to support the Wyoming bill introducing runoff elections. He pushed it as a way to defeat Rep. Liz Cheney.

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