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Gordon announces in Buffalo he will seek second term

CASPER - Gov. Mark Gordon announced his reelection bid Monday, offering an upbeat message after a first term dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic challenges.

"I do believe that Wyoming is the best place on the Earth bar none, and I believe Wyoming's best days are ahead of it," said Gordon, a moderate Republican. "And that's because of you: the people of Wyoming."

Gordon's time in office has been challenging, and he's faced criticism from his party's right wing.

He angered many Wyomingites with a statewide mask mandate enacted during a COVID spike in December 2020. He lifted it four...

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