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By Greg Johnson
Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Legislator defends councilman who resigned

 

June 25, 2020



GILLETTE — Former Gillette City Councilman Shay Lundvall isn’t the only elected official to express support for a group of social media posts that prompted Mayor Louise Carter-King and the rest of the council to ask for his resignation last week.

Lundvall resigned at the urging of the mayor and council after the city received a pair of complaints that he had “liked” several social media posts that support potentially sexist, violent and racist views.

State Rep. Scott Clem, R-Gillette, said in a 20-minute Facebook video Wednesday that he also “liked” some of the same posts Lundva...



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