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Lummis vote spurs censure talk; two GOP lawmakers push attempt following vote on gay marriage

CASPER — Following Sen. Cynthia Lummis’ unexpected vote to enshrine federal recognition of same-sex marriage, some in Wyoming’s Republican Party want to try to censure her.

Casper Republican Rep.-elect Jeanette Ward made a motion at the Natrona County Republican Party Central Committee meeting on Thursday to add discussion of Lummis’ potential censure to the agenda.

Another incoming freshman representative, Midwest Republican Bill Allemand, seconded her motion, but it ended up failing in a 57-89 vote.

Both Ward and Allemand were signatories of a November letter from the Wyoming Freedom Caucus...

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