Mary Ann Throne (born c. 1960) is a Democratic former member of the Wyoming House of Representatives, representing the 11th district from 2007 until 2017. In August 2017, Throne announced her candidacy for Governor of Wyoming in the 2018 election. She easily won the Democratic primary on August 21, 2018. On November 6, 2018, she was defeated in the general election by Republican State Treasurer Mark Gordon.
|Minority Leader of the Wyoming House of Representatives|
January 7, 2013 – January 10, 2017
|Preceded by||Patrick Goggles|
|Succeeded by||Cathy Connolly|
|Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives|
from the 11th district
January 9, 2007 – January 10, 2017
|Preceded by||Wayne Reese|
|Succeeded by||Jared Olsen|
|Born||1960 (age 60–61)|
Gillette, Wyoming, U.S.
|Education||Princeton University (A.B.)|
Columbia University (J.D.)
Throne was born and raised in Campbell County, Wyoming on a ranch on Wild Horse Creek. She graduated with an A.B. in history from Princeton University in 1982 after completing a senior thesis titled "Wyoming Water Laws, 1888-1910: Public Ownership of Water for Irrigation Use." She then received a law degree from Columbia Law School. After college she spent two years volunteering in Thailand, and then moved back to Wyoming to work as an Assistant Wyoming Attorney General in the state, serving in that role from 1992 to 1999.
Throne was elected to the Wyoming House of Representatives in 2006 and was defeated for reelection by Jared Olsen in 2016. She ran for Governor of Wyoming in the 2018 election, but was defeated by then-State Treasurer Mark Gordon. In 2019, Gordon named Throne to a vacancy on the Wyoming Public Service Commission.
- Ballard, Caroline. "Former Legislator Mary Throne Will Run For Governor". wyomingpublicmedia.org. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
- "Meet Mary". Mary for Governor. Mary for Governor. 2018. Archived from the original on August 24, 2018. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
- "The Voter's Self Defense System". Vote Smart. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
- "State of Wyoming Legislature". legisweb.state.wy.us. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
- "Governor names election opponent Mary Throne to Public Service Commission". Casper Star-Tribune. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
- Wyoming State Legislature - Representative Mary Throne official WY Senate website
- Mary Throne for Governor Campaign Website
- Project Vote Smart - Representative Mary Throne (WY) profile
- Follow the Money - Mary Throne
- 2006 campaign contributions
|Wyoming House of Representatives|
| Minority Leader of the Wyoming House of Representatives
|Party political offices|
| Democratic nominee for Governor of Wyoming
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