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By Carrie Haderlie
Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Latest redistricting plan: add 3 more lawmakers

 

February 3, 2022



CHEYENNE — Lawmakers are considering increasing the size of the Legislature to 62 representatives and 31 senators after discussion during a months-long redistricting process has often resulted in gridlock. 

For many years, the Wyoming Legislature has been made up of 30 senators and 60 representatives. But Sen. Tara Nethercott, R-Cheyenne, said during Thursday’s Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee meeting that a change in size would be neither new nor profound. 

“Historically, the Legislature has had even more legislators than this amount. This...



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