High-profile GOP incumbents and other moderates were targeted — and defeated — by gun-rights, party-purity and anti-tax-group-backed candidates.
Wyoming gun owners
Wyoming Gun Owners ‘astroturfed’ a protest against Gordon’s public health closures in a failed bid at undermining his authority.
What's happening in two Wyoming counties -- Laramie and Park -- is a microcosm of the infighting in the national Republican Party since the divisive Donald Trump became its presidential nominee.
Giving local officials the decision to have gun-free zones or not is difficult for far-right conservatives to attack, because they tout local control.