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  Friess suggests election law change after primary defeat
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Last EditedPoll Vaulter  Aug 24, 2018 02:19pm
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News DateFriday, August 24, 2018 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe morning after his GOP primary election loss, Foster Friess asked other state party gubernatorial candidates whether they would support banning Democrats from switching parties on primary day.

In an email to Wyoming GOP Chairman Frank Eathorne and to each Republican candidate or a representative of their campaign – with the exception of party nominee Mark Gordon – Friess said voting results didn’t reflect his vision of Wyoming’s political makeup.

“It seems like the Democrats have figured out this party switch deal to their advantage,” Friess said in the email. “I guess there’s 114,000 registered Republicans and 17,000 registered Democrats. No way is that the actual mix, and with Trump getting 70 percent of the vote, it shows how the Democrats have been able to control our elections with putting on a Republican coat.”
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