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Legislature approves 62-31 redistricting plan

CHEYENNE — Both chambers of the Wyoming Legislature gave final approval Friday night to a redistricting plan that increases their numbers by three to 62 representatives and 31 senators.

With less than two hours left until a midnight deadline, the Senate voted 17-12, with one absent, to adopt the plan finalized earlier in the day by a joint conference committee. The vote came shortly after the House had approved the plan by a 44-12 vote, with four absent. The votes came at the end of a long day of debate, which itself followed a six-month redistricting process.

Rep. Landon Brown, R-Cheyenne, sa...