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"Pledge" clash continues at town hall

Legislators still disagree over the ethics of promising to support specific bills

Four Wyoming legislators answered a host of questions at last week’s town hall meeting in Sundance, but one topic in particular seemed at the front of everyone’s minds.

The event saw further friction between Senator Ogden Driskill and Representative Chip Neiman over a “pledge” the latter asked legislators to sign in support of a bill to introduce run-off elections.

Crook County’s reps were joined by Representatives John Bear of Campbell County and Chuck Gray of Natrona County.

At least the vocal portion of the 50-strong audience appeared to be firmly in Neiman’s corner, meeting the explanation...

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