Our View: County offices shouldn't be partisan

Here’s a good question: how does political affiliation inform how a county assessor or county clerk performs their duties? We’re not sure they do as state statutes govern how they operate.

Yet, throughout Wyoming many of the political races involved in the upcoming elections will be focused on offices that are dictated by state statute, not political ideology and that shouldn’t be the case.

How would a Republican do a better job than a Democrat when it comes to running an office like the Sweetwater County Clerk of District Court’s Office? Or how would a Libertarian be a better county treasurer...


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