Democrats select three
Treasurer candidates presented December 7
December 8, 2021
Just one day after the retirement of Carbon County Treasurer Patty Bentsen, three candidates were selected to be presented to the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCC) on December 7. The Carbon County Democratic Party Central Committee, led by Chairman Jacob Mickselsen, held a meeting at the Rawlins Library on December 4 to interview potential replacements for Bentsen.
The requirements of filling a vacancy in county elected offices is laid out under Wyoming State Statute 22-18-111 (ii). Under that statute, the county commissioners are required to notify the chairman of the county ce...