Arizonan Richard Grayson Will Be Democratic Nominee for U.S. House in Wyoming

On May 30, filing closed for major party primaries in Wyoming. The only person who filed for U.S. House in the Democratic primary is Richard Grayson, who lives in Apache Junction, Arizona. He is one of only two individuals in the U.S. who has ever been an Americans Elect nominee for Congress; he won the Arizona Americans Elect primary in 2012 for U.S. House, 5th district. Here is a story about the primary field in Wyoming, with a fair amount about Grayson.

No Democrat is running for Secretary of State. The two ballot-qualified minor parties in Wyoming, the Libertarian Party and the Constitution Party, need not nominate until August, and independent candidates file in August.

It seems that there are at least four individuals who have run for Congress in major party primaries this year, or who are about to, who do not live in the state in which they are running. There were a few instances in 2012 as well.


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  1. 1787 USA Const I-2-2

    No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the Age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.

    *when elected* part

  2. The election is not until November. Candidate Grayson could go camp at Devils Tower.

    When asked what he was doing, he could say that he was waiting for extraterrestrials. If he told the truth and said he was running for Congress as a Democrat in Wyoming, people might think he was crazy.

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