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Republican county commissioner joins Wyoming US Senate race

Robert G. Short
Converse County

GLENROCK, Wyo. (AP) - Another Republican has entered the race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Wyoming.

Converse County Commissioner Robert G. Short announced his candidacy Monday in Glenrock.

Short seeks the GOP nomination to succeed Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, who is retiring after four terms.

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi

Short held a campaign kickoff rally at a hotel in Glenrock.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports Short plans to run as a “centrist Republican” who's focused on building the state's energy extraction, tourism and agriculture industries. He's among seven Republicans and Democrats running including Republican former state treasurer and U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, of Cheyenne.

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