|WY Rep. Lummis wins re-election|
|Tuesday, 06 November 2012 20:02|
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis has won re-election to Wyoming's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.Lummis defeated challengers Chris Henrichsen, a Casper Democrat, and Libertarian Richard P. Brubaker of Riverton. Henrichsen is a political science instructor at Casper College. Lummis was first elected in 2008. She previously served as state treasurer and in the state Legislature.
Lummis raised far more money than her Democratic opponent in a state in which registered Republican voters outnumber Democrats better than 3-to-1. Lummis raised more than $500,000.