Trump and his allies have been privately lobbying Wyoming lawmakers to change the state’s election laws as part of an effort to unseat Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.). Were the law to pass, Democrats, Republicans, or independents would no longer be able to switch party affiliation on the day of the state’s primary to vote for a candidate in another party.
Trump and Club for Growth’s David McIntosh have both personally called Wyoming’s GOP governor, Mark Gordon, to encourage him to back the bill. Donald Trump Jr., also called on Wyoming to “pay attention” to the bill and ACU president Matt Schlapp tweeted that his group might score the legislation as it considered its support of GOP lawmakers.
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Behind the scenes, former President Trump and Club for Growth’s David McIntosh have both personally called Wyoming’s Republican governor, Mark Gordon, to encourage him to back the bill that would change state law for primary voting registration https://t.co/cVCCBmqtTN
— Meridith McGraw (@meridithmcgraw) February 17, 2022
— Matt Schlapp (@mschlapp) February 17, 2022