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Donald E. Burkhart Jr.[1] (born September 4, 1948) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Wyoming House of Representatives representing District 15 since January 11, 2011.[2]

Donald Burkhart
Speaker pro tempore of the Wyoming House of Representatives
In office
January 10, 2017 – January 8, 2019
Preceded byTim Stubson
Succeeded byAlbert Sommers
Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives
from the 15th district
Assumed office
January 11, 2011
Preceded byGeorge Bagby
Personal details
Born (1948-09-04) September 4, 1948 (age 71)
Political partyRepublican
EducationJohn Carroll University (BS)
WebsiteCampaign website

EducationEdit

Burkhart earned his BS in physics from John Carroll University.

ElectionsEdit

  • 2012 Burkhart and former Representative George Bagby were both unopposed for their August 21, 2012 primaries,[3] setting up a rematch; Burkhart won the November 6, 2012 General election with 1,717 votes (51.1%) against Representative Bagby.[4]
  • 2010 To challenge incumbent Democratic Representative George Bagby for the District 15 seat, Burkhart won the August 17, 2010 Republican Primary with 497 votes (47.7%),[5] and won the November 2, 2010 General election by 11 votes with 1,153 votes (49.4%) against Representative Bagby,[6] who had held the seat since 2003.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Donald Burkhart Jr.'s Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  2. ^ "Representative Donald E. Burkhart Jr". Cheyenne, Wyoming: Wyoming Legislature. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  3. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 21, 2012" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 15. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  4. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 6, 2012" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 15. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  5. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming Primary Election - August 17, 2010" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 15. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  6. ^ "Statewide House Candidates Official Summary Wyoming General Election - November 2, 2010" (PDF). Cheyenne, Wyoming: Secretary of State of Wyoming. p. 15. Retrieved December 12, 2013.

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Wyoming House of Representatives
Preceded by
Tim Stubson
Speaker pro tempore of the Wyoming House of Representatives
2017–2019
Succeeded by
Albert Sommers