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  Simpson, Alan K.
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AffiliationRepublican  
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NameAlan K. Simpson
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Cody, Wyoming , United States
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Born September 02, 1931 (88 years)
ContributorRP
Last ModifedRBH
May 25, 2016 05:49pm
Tags Libertarian - Pro-Choice - Pro-Civil Unions - Episcopalian -
Info (son of Milward Lee Simpson), a Senator from Wyoming; born in Denver, Denver County, Colo., September 2, 1931; attended Cody, Wyo. public schools; graduated, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo., 1954; graduated, University of Wyoming Law School 1958; admitted to the Wyoming bar in 1958 and commenced practice in Cody; served in the United States Army, Infantry, 1954-1956; assistant attorney general of Wyoming 1958-1959; city attorney, Cody, Wyo.; United States Commissioner 1959-1969; member, Wyoming house of representatives 1964-1977; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, November 7, 1978, for the six-year term commencing January 3, 1979; subsequently appointed by the Governor, January 1, 1979, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Clifford P. Hansen for the term ending January 3, 1979; reelected in 1984 and again in 1990 and served January 1, 1979 to January 3, 1997; not a candidate for reelection in 1996; Republican whip (1985-1995); chairman, Committee on Veterans� Affairs (One Hundred Fourth Congress).


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Dec 05, 2012 05:30pm Video Alan Simpson’s ‘Gangnam-style’ outreach  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 12, 2011 12:00am General Former GOP Sen. Alan Simpson: ‘We’ve got homophobes in our party’  Article COSDem 
Aug 31, 2010 06:00pm Blog Entry Alan Simpson to disabled vets: You cost too much  Article COSDem 
Mar 14, 2007 12:35am Opinion Bigotry That Hurts Our Military  Article karin1492 

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FAMILY
Son Colin M. Simpson 1959-
Father Milward L. Simpson 1897-1993
Brother Pete Simpson 0000-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  01/03/1995 US Senate Assistant Majority Leader Lost 49.06% (-1.89%)
  01/03/1993 US Senate Assistant Minority Leader Won 64.10% (+28.21%)
  01/03/1991 US Senate Assistant Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 WY US Senate Won 63.94% (+27.87%)
  08/21/1990 WY US Senate- R Primary Won 84.40% (+76.37%)
  01/03/1989 US Senate Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/1987 US Senate Assistant Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/1985 US Senate Assistant Majority Leader Won 58.49% (+16.98%)
  11/06/1984 WY US Senate Won 78.32% (+56.63%)
  09/11/1984 WY US Senate- R Primary Won 87.87% (+75.74%)
  01/01/1979 WY US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1978 WY US Senate Won 62.17% (+24.33%)
  09/12/1978 WY US Senate- R Primary Won 54.66% (+24.25%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WY Governor - R Primary - Aug 21, 2018 R Mark Gordon
US President - R Primaries - Jun 07, 2016 R John Kasich
NE US Senate - Nov 06, 2012 D Bob Kerrey
NH - District 02 - Nov 06, 2012 R Charles F. Bass
WY Governor - R Primary - Aug 20, 2002 R Eli Bebout
US President - R Primaries - Jul 07, 1996 R Robert J. "Bob" Dole
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 D M. Joycelyn Elders
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor