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Cody, Wyo. — the place the campaign forgot

CODY, Wyo. — Imagine a place where no presidential candidates visited, local television was nearly free of political ads, and yard signs — if screaming winds did not rip them out — were stuck in the ground only shortly before Election Day.

That place is Cody, a mountain-ringed city of 9,600 people bypassed by a bitter presidential campaign that cost $2.6 billion and blanketed the country’s battleground states with a months-long media barrage.

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