This page features the latest news and events of Weston County Democrats.  If you’d like more information about anything here, please ask via our Contact Us form.

Posted 19 May 2024:  The next meeting of Weston County Democrats will be  Saturday, 15 June 2024 at 2:00 p.m. in the Weston County Library meeting room, 23 W Main St, Newcastle.  Enter via side door facing courthouse.

Posted 14 May 2024:  WyoFile has an informative article on the Weston County Commission resolution declaring legislative vacancies in the county.  The article can be found here.

Posted 6 May 2024:  Coverage of the `13 April Weston County Democratic Party Caucus and Convention published in the News Letter Journal, Newcastle, Wyoming, 25 Apr 2024, page 8:

Posted 15 Apr 2024:  At its party convention on 13 April, Weston County Democrats elected three delegates to the state convention. After consideration of all Presidential candidates, participants voted for two delegates pledged to Joe Biden and one pledged to David Olscamp.


In case you missed it, some very good news: GOV. GORDON REJECTS SECRETARY OF STATE GRAY’S VOTER RESIDENCY RULES.  See this news item on the WyoFile website.

Rules on changing party affiliation and the time permitted for early and absentee voting have become far more restrictive.  See details on the WyoFile website.

Posted 7 Apr 2014:  The next meeting of Weston County Democrats will be Saturday, 18 May 2024 at 2:00 p.m. at the Weston County Library, 23 W. Main, Newcastle, WY.  Use side door nearest the courthouse. [Edited 14 May: Meeting location has been changed to Isabella’s restaurant!]

Posted 29 Jan 2024:  Putting into practice the Wyoming Democratic Party slogan “Here for GOOD,” Weston County Democrats were pleased to donate $200 each to Alley Cats Cat Rescue and the Weston County Humane Society,  two great animal welfare groups in our community.  (Left to right; Jim Phillips, Bill Fuller, and Deb Piana present checks to Ginger Franklin of Alley Cats Cat Rescue and Chris Beardsley with the Weston County Humane Society.)

Posted 14 Sep 2023 (Updated 19 Sep 2023):
  Thanks to the Newcastle News Letter Journal, a video of the END OF SUMMER EVENT speakers, including Joe Barbuto, state Democratic Party chairman, and keynote speaker Ken Martin, Vice-Chair of the Democratic National Committee, is available  onlline at Letter Journal photos of the END OF SUMMER EVENT can be viewed at

Posted 13 Sep 2023:  On behalf of the Weston County Democratic Party, Party Chair Deb Piana presents a $200 check to Ken Pitlick, Director of BREAD:
Food collected for BREAD at the Dem’s SCC meeting plus $200 in monetary donations:


Posted 24 Aug 2023:  Wear your colors!  The Weston County Democratic Party logo (pictured at bottom of website home page) can be locally printed on the apparel of your choice.  Individual orders can be placed with Sagebrush Market, 121 West Main Street in Newcastle, 307-746-9999.  Multiple shirt colors are available, and logos can be sized to your preference.  Prices (plus sales tax) are listed below.  Changes can occur so verify current prices with Sagebrush Market.
$15 for having logo printed on a shirt you provide
$25 for logo on short-sleeved t-shirt
$30 for logo on long-sleeved t-shirt
$32 for logo on crew-neck shirt
$40 for logo on a hoodie


Posted 10 Aug 2023:  According to, Wyoming remains one of only eight states that still do not provide online voter registration, while NPR cites this lack as one of the factors alienating younger citizens from the democratic voting process.  Click the ballotpedia and NPR links for their respective articles.

Posted 17 Jul 2023:  There is an old Weston County Democratic Party page on Facebook with postings dated 2011.  That page is obsolete.  Please access the current Facebook page linked here and on this website’s home page.

Please note that this page is not an archive record.  Notices on this page will be deleted once they become obsolete.