nighswonger http://wyomingpublicradio.net en 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