John Eklund Jr.

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John Eklund Jr.
Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives
from the 10th[1] district
Assumed office
January 11, 2011
Preceded byRodney Anderson
Personal details
BornCheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Residence(s)Cheyenne, Wyoming
Alma materUniversity of Wyoming (BS)

John Charles Eklund Jr.[2] (born in Cheyenne, Wyoming) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Wyoming House of Representatives representing District 10 since January 11, 2011.

Education[edit]

Eklund earned his BS from the University of Wyoming.

Elections[edit]

  • 2020 Eklund won in a four-way fight between him, Jennifer Burns, Lars Lone and Donn L. Edmunds in the August 18, 2020 Republican Primary with 1,330 votes (54.2%).[3] In the November 3, 2020 General Election, Eklund was unopposed, winning with 5,565 votes.[4]
  • 2018 Eklund was challenged for the third time by Donn L. Edmunds in the August 21, 2018 Republican Primary and defeated him with 1,808 votes (76.4%).[5] He was challenged by Jenefer Pasqua in the November 6, 2018 General Election and won with 3,332 votes (79.9%).[6]
  • 2016 Eklund defeated Donn L. Edmunds in the August 16, 2016 Republican Primary and won with 1,375 votes (77.7%).[7] In the November 8, 2016 General Election, Eklund defeated Democrat Matthew Porras with 2,282 votes (74.7%).[8]
  • 2014 Eklund defeated Anthony Bouchard and Donn L. Edmunds in the August 19, 2014 Republican Primary, winning with 1,186 votes (59.4%).[9] In the November 4, 2014 General Election, Eklund was running against Gaylan Wright, Sr. from the Democratic Party and won with 2,282 votes (74.7%).[10]
  • 2012 Eklund won the August 21, 2012 Republican Primary with 1,326 votes (71.5%),[11] and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 3,844 votes.[12]
  • 2010 When Democratic Representative Rodney Anderson retired and left the District 10 seat open, Eklund won the August 17, 2010 Republican Primary with 1,484 votes (61.5%),[13] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 3,119 votes (67.7%) against Democratic nominee Gary Roadifer,[14] who had sought the seat in 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative John Eklund". Cheyenne, Wyoming: Wyoming Legislature. Archived from the original on February 19, 2011. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  2. ^ "John Eklund Jr.'s Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  3. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 18, 2020" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 October 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 3, 2020" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 November 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 21, 2018" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 October 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 6, 2018" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 September 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 16, 2016" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 October 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  8. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 8, 2016" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 September 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 19, 2014" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 October 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  10. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 4, 2014" (PDF). Wyoming Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 October 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  11. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 21, 2012" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 10. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  12. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 6, 2012" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 10. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  13. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 17, 2010" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 10. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  14. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 2, 2010" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 10. Retrieved December 12, 2013.

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