ballot http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Petition to restore powers to State Superintendent fails http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/petition-restore-powers-state-superintendent-fails <p></p><p></p><p>The Wyoming Secretary of State’s office says a petition drive to repeal a law removing powers from the State Superintendent has fallen short.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>State Elections Director Peggy Nighswonger says she notified the Wyoming Constitution Party that the referendum will not be placed on the ballot.</p><p></p><p>“The petition filed on May 28<sup>th</sup> did not have the number of signatures required by Wyoming’s Constitution in Article 3 section 52,” Nighswonger said.</p><p></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 22:57:36 +0000 Bob Beck 41623 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Petition to restore powers to State Superintendent fails Near-record number of parties this year http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/near-record-number-parties-year <p>Wyoming will have six political parties on the ballot this year, which is more than in any election since the 1930s.</p><p>State Election Director Peggy Nighswonger says minor parties often try to get on the ballot in presidential election years, but they often fail to get the required number of signatures from registered voters. She says this year, they&rsquo;re more organized.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 23:45:26 +0000 Willow Belden 23548 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Near-record number of parties this year