Democratic candidate Mary Throne began by talking about her family’s homesteading roots in Campbell County. She is still a land and mineral owner in the county, she said.
She also dispelled any notion that she is not supportive of the energy industry.
“I’m an energy person to my core,” she said.
She recounted how in the 1980s bust, the bank where she held an account went bankrupt. It was a depressing time, she said. As governor, she stated she would work to get Wyoming out of its “boom and bust” cycle.