Cheyenne Mayor Patrick Collins will apparently face at least two challengers in his 2024 re-election bid.

Until Thursday, Collins was the only candidate to file for the mayor's office. But on Thursday, Buddy Tennant filed to run for the office. In addition, Rick Coppinger, whom Collins defeated in 2020, has told Townsquare Media that he intends to run for mayor this year, although at last report he had not formally filed to run.

Coppinger is scheduled to talk about his campaign on the ''Weekend In Wyoming'' program on AM 650, KGAB, on Saturday, June 1 at noon.

Collins, a former city council member, was elected to his first term as mayor in 2020, defeating Coppinger and incumbent Marian Orr in two rounds of voting

Today (May 31) is the last day for candidates to file for the August 20 primary election, so additional candidates may yet jump into the mayoral race.

Several candidates also have filed to run for the 6 open seats on the city council over the last couple of days. Two seats are open in each of the city's three wards.

Under Wyoming law, Wyoming mayoral and city council races are nonpartisan. The top two vote-getters in the primary election advance to the November General Election. That means that in the case of the two open seats in each city council ward, four candidates will advance to the general election, assuming at least that many are running.

Candidates Who Have Filed For Cheyenne Mayor And City Council

Here are the candidates who had filed for Mayor Of Cheyenne and the open City Council seats as of the close of business on Thursday:


Patrick Collins
426 Carriage Dr.
Cheyenne, WY  82009
(307) 631-1141

Buddy Tennant
2800 McCann Ave. B-12
Cheyenne, WY 82001
(307) 635-4971


Pete Laybourn
515 E. 25th St.
Cheyenne, WY  82001
(307) 631-2427

Jeff White
3716 Carey Ave.
Cheyenne, WY  82001
(307) 640-6338

Miguel Reyes
212 E. 9th St.
Cheyenne, WY 82007
(307) 640-6420

Nathaniel Fuquan Freeman
504 Queen's Rd.
Cheyenne, WY 82007
(307) 823-2982

James "Chris" Heath
1509 Trailway Rd.
Cheyenne, WY 82007
(307) 640-5829


Zachary Hixenbaugh
616 Silver Sage Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 421-1873

Tom Segrave
209 Doubletree Ln.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 421-1951

Christopher Camargo
3116 Bluff Pl.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 256-2798

Kathy Emmons
3225 Douglas St.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 631-1684

Stephen D. Latham
4918 Connie Dr.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 256-8724


Michelle Aldrich
4505 E. 17th St.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
(307) 760-6213

Richard Johnson
612 McGovern Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
(307) 220-1973

Mark A. Moody
716 Taggart Dr.
Cheyenne, WY 82007
(307) 287-7247

Candidates Who Have Filed For Laramie County Office


Republican Todd A Ernst 4105 Clark Street Cheyenne, WY 82009


Republican Ty Zwonitzer 5602 Cobia Court Cheyenne, WY 82009 (307) 214-7827

Republican Don Hollingshead 9160 Heavenly Dr Cheyenne, WY 82009 (307) 369-6997 r

Republican Kathy Scigliano 5512 Constitution Dr Cheyenne, WY 82001

Republican Austin Rodemaker 5150 Newland Ave Cheyenne, WY 82009 (717) 215-4495

Republican Lawrence "Larry" Milbourn 919 Richardson Ct Cheyenne, WY 82001

Republican Josh Tuttle 810 E Allison Rd Cheyenne, WY 82007 (307) 640-2651

Republican Jess E. Ketcham 6197 Bison Run Loop Cheyenne, WY 82009 (307) 635-5769

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