Stephen Watt

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Stephen Watt[1]
Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives
from the 17th district
In office
January 8, 2013 – January 13, 2015
Preceded by Bernadine Craft
Succeeded by JoAnn Dayton
Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives
from the 17th district
In office
January 2005 – January 2007
Preceded by Fred Parady
Succeeded by Bernadine Craft
Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives
from the 16th district
In office
January 2001 – January 2003
Preceded by Kenilynn Zanetti
Succeeded by Pete Jorgensen
Personal details
Born (1956-01-08) January 8, 1956 (age 59)
Newcastle, Wyoming
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Rock Springs, Wyoming
Alma mater Chadron State College

Stephen Watt (born January 8, 1956 in Newcastle, Wyoming)[2] is an American politician and a Republican member of the Wyoming House of Representatives representing District 17 since January 8, 2013. Watt previously served two non-consecutive terms between 2001 and 2003, and 2005 and 2007 in the District 16 and District 17 seats. Watt was a candidate for Governor of Wyoming in 2002.

Education[edit]

Watt attended Chadron State College.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 When Democratic Representative Bernadine Craft ran for Wyoming Senate and left the House District 17 seat open, Watt was unopposed for the August 21, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 357 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 1,680 votes (55.2%) against Democratic nominee Connie Skates.[4]
  • 2000 When Democratic Representative Kenilynn Zanetti retired and left the District 16 seat open, Watt was unopposed for the August 22, 2000 Republican Primary, winning with 500 votes,[5] and won the November 7, 2000 General election with 1,166 votes (51.7%) against Democratic nominee Larry Levitt.[6]
  • 2004 When Republican Representative Fred Parady left the Legislature and left the District 17 seat open, Watt was unopposed for the August 17, 2004 Republican Primary, winning with 547 votes,[8] won the November 2, 2004 General election by 85 votes with 1,540 votes (51.4%) against Democratic nominee Stephen Shea.[9]
  • 2010 Challenging incumbent Democratic Representative Bernadine Craft, Watt was unopposed for the August 17, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 536 votes,[10] but lost the November 2, 2010 General election to Craft.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Stephen Watt". Cheyenne, Wyoming: Wyoming Legislature. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Stephen Watt's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 21, 2012" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 17. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 6, 2012" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 17. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Statewide Legislative Abstract - Primary Election - August 22, 2000" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 13. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Legislative Abstract - General Election - November 7, 2000" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 13. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Candidates' Abstract - Official Primary Election Results - August 20, 2002" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 2. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Legislative Candidates' Abstract - Official Wyoming Primary Election Results - August 17, 2004" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 12. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Legislative Candidates' Abstract - Official Wyoming General Election Results - November 2, 2004" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 7. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 17, 2010" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 17. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 2, 2010" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 17. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 

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