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July 2020

Don’t fall for the ‘experience’ canard

We don’t need legislators with experience. We need legislators to cut spending and reform government. Most of the incumbents running have had more than six years in the legislature. During that exact time span, we’ve have heard of the coming fiscal crisis and the increasing pressure on Wyoming’s budget. Just what are these incumbents going… Read More »Don’t fall for the ‘experience’ canard

How does your legislator vote?

  • Politics
  • 3 min read

It’s an age-old question, and you’ll see many rankings, surveys, and analyses of a legislator’s actions. Unfortunately, most of these rankings inject the bias of the organization into the ranking. Wouldn’t it be better if there was a way to figure out a legislator’s preferences without bias, more like a science experiment? That’s where Evidence-base… Read More »How does your legislator vote?

Why do we hold primaries?

I had an interesting exchange over my endorsement for Chip Neiman. Shari Gose, a reader, took issues with my choice and the manner in which I called out Tyler Lindholm. She opined that my support was somehow paid for, implying nefarious motives. Those familiar with Evidence-Based Wyoming know that I am its creator and sole… Read More »Why do we hold primaries?

HD-1: If votes supporting Republicans in the legislature are cows, Tyler Lindholm is all hat no cattle.

In HD-1 vote for the candidate that will stand with the Republican Party, Chip Neiman. The Bad Choice Evidence-based Wyoming ranks Tyler Lindholm as a liberal Republican. In 2020, in at least 80 votes, he voted against his party’s majority. Nine of those times, it caused the Republicans majority to lose those votes. On top… Read More »HD-1: If votes supporting Republicans in the legislature are cows, Tyler Lindholm is all hat no cattle.