Monday, May 19, 2008

County Dems set May 30 press conference

The Laramie County Democrats will host a press conference for county Democrats who have declared they will seek public office. The event will take place at 117 W. 17th St. in Cheyenne on Friday, May 30, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

May 30 comes at the tail end of the registration period. Here's some info from the Wyoming Democratic Party web site:

Candidates for for any county, state or federal office must file between May 18, 2006 and June 2, 2006. Candidates for county offices file their statement of candidacy at the local county clerk's office. Candidates for
state legislature, statewide office, and federal office must file during this period with the Secretary of State. To comply with federal law, candidates for federal office may also need to file statements of candidacy and campaign finance reports with the Federal Election Commission and the Secretary of the Senate. For help with the filing process, please contact the state party office at 800-729-3367.

LarCoDems Chairman Mike Bell stated that, "This is a great year for Democrats to seek public office. We hope to give candidates an opportunity to meet with the media and the public to kick off their campaigns with enthusiasm.”

The Laramie County Democratic Party office at 117 W. 17th St. also serves as the Cheyenne branch of the Wyoming Democratic Party headquarters.

FMI: Nicole Novotny, LarCoDems secretary, 307-514-4685.

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