Municipal Elections

VACANCY - 1-Advz

2021 City Council Vacancy in Ward 1

Applications are due July 21, 2021. Interviews will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 5:30pm. 

The following qualifications are required to apply for a council seat. 

  • Must be a registered voter.
  • Must reside within the City of Laramie
  • Must be a resident in the Ward in which the vacancy exists for at least one (1) year prior to applying for the position. 
  • At the time of appointment to the City Council, may not be a City employee or hold an office that may conflict or be incompatible with the office of City Council. 

Applicant Information
Council Commitment Overview

Completed applications must be turned into the City Clerk's Office at 406 Ivinson Ave. Please call us ((307)721-5220) to schedule an appointment or when you have arrived at City Hall. 

Applications received as of July 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm. 

  • Laurence Brett ("Brett") Glass 
  • Micah Richardson
  • Roger Alexander (Randy) Hunt
  • Victor Bershinsky
  • Klaus Halbsgut
  • Frederick J. Schmechel
  • Melanie Vigil 
  • Chavawn Kelley

City Council appointed Frederick J. Schmechel to the vacancy in Ward 1 on August 3, 2021 by Resolution 2021-53.

2020 City Council Elections

For absentee ballots, voter registration, polling locations, filing for election of any office other than City Council, or any other assistance with the 2020 primary and general elections...please visit the County Clerk website or their office at 525 Grand Avenue Suite 202.

Applications for election to City Council are due in the City Clerk’s Office between May 14 and May 29, 2020.  

The Statement of Contributions is due to the County Clerk’s Office no less than 7 days before the primary and general elections.  

The Statement of Contributions and Expenditures is due to the County Clerk’s Office no later than 10 days after the primary and general elections. 

For complete information regarding the rules for running for City Council, please see the County Clerk’s website or call Albany County Elections at 307-721-2546.


Sample ballots will be available at the County Clerk’s Office.

Important Dates

Primary Election Date: August 18, 2020 

General Election Date: November 3, 2020

Municipal Candidate Filing Period: May 14-29, 2020

Statement of Contributions and Expenditures Due: 

Primary Election: Contributions & Expenditures- 7 days before the Primary: Aug. 11, 2020 

General Election: Contributions & Expenditures- 7 days before the General: October 27, 2020

For a list of candidates filed please refer to Albany County’s website

2020 Municipal Candidate Filing (as of May 29, 2020, 5:00 pm)

Laramie City Council 

Ward 1

Ward 1 - Brian Harrington (, Phone #307-272-9903)

Ward 1- Andrea "Andi" Summerville (, Phone #307-399-0963)

Ward 1- Kaleb Heien (, Phone #307-460-1285)

Ward 1- Laurence Brett Glass (, Phone #307-745-0351)

Ward 2

Ward 2- Jayne Pearce (, Phone #307-703-0313)

Ward 2- Sharon Cumbie (, Phone #307-222-4749)

Ward 2- Tim Hale (No email, Phone #307-742-6288)

Ward 3

Ward 3- Pat Gabriel (, Phone #307-399-2120)

Ward 3- Klaus Hanson (, Phone #307-745-4982)

Ward 2 - Write-in Candidate from Primary Election 

Mark Andrews- (, Phone #307-399-9500)

For more information on candidate filing please visit the Albany County Candidates web page. 

Primary Election Results (as of August 27, 2020) (Candidates who will appear on the General Ballot) 

Ward 1: Brett Glass, Brian Harrington, Kaleb Heien, Andrea "Andi" Summerville

Ward 2: Sharon Cumbie, Tim Hale, Jayne Pearce, Mark Andrews (write-in)

Ward 3: Pat Gabriel, Klaus Hanson 

Election Results can be found on the Albany County website

General Election results: 

Ward 1: 

Brian Harrington, Andrea "Andi" Summerville 

Ward 2: 

Jayne Pearce, Sharon Cumbie

Ward 3: 

Pat Gabriel

Notice City Council 2020 Primary Election