Candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives await their debate on Oct. 8. From left to right: Constitution Party candidate Jeff Haggit, incumbent Republican Rep. Liz Cheney and Democrat Lynette Grey Bull.
ABOVE: U.S. Senate candidates Cynthia Lummis (R) and Merav Ben-David, Ph.D., (D) debate at Eastern Wyoming College on Oct. 8. The winner of the general election Nov. 3 will fill Republican Sen. Mike Enzi’s seat once he retires at the end of this year. Lummis, who served as the state’s delegate in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2009-2017, pointed to her record in office and policies of President Donald Trump in her arguments. Ben-David, a zoologist and University of Wyoming professor, talked science and centering Wyoming’s concerns in Washington as a nonpolitician. BELOW: Rep. Liz Cheney (R), the incumbent candidate for Wyoming’s House of Representatives race debates Lynette Grey Bull (D), an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe and the first Native American woman to run for office in the state. Grey Bull spoke about centering issues for the state’s marginalized groups, including Native American residents of the Wind River reservation, where she resides. Cheney, who has represented Wyoming in the House since 2017, agreed, though they differed on topics such as police reform, conservation and energy, sticking largely to party lines.