Wyoming House of Representatives

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Wyoming House of Representatives
66th Wyoming State Legislature
Seal of the Wyoming State Legislature.png
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
January 12, 2021
Leadership
Eric Barlow (R)
since January 12, 2021
Speaker pro Tempore
Mike Greear (R)
since January 12, 2021
Majority Leader
Albert Sommers (R)
since January 12, 2021
Minority Leader
Cathy Connolly (D)
since January 10, 2017
Structure
Seats60
Wyoming State House 2021-2023.svg
Political groups
Majority
  •    Republican (51)

Minority

Length of term
2 years
AuthorityArticle 3, Wyoming Constitution
Salary$150/day + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 3, 2020
(60 seats)
Next election
November 8, 2022
(60 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Meeting place
Cheyenne capitol sitzungssaal3.jpg
House of Representatives Chamber
Wyoming State Capitol
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Website
Wyoming State Legislature

The Wyoming House of Representatives is the lower house of the Wyoming State Legislature. There are 60 Representatives in the House, representing an equal number of single-member constituent districts across the state, each with a population of at least 9,000. The House convenes at the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne.

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Members of the House serve two year terms without term limits. [1] Term limits were declared unconstitutional by the Wyoming Supreme Court in 2004, overturning a decade-old law that had restricted Representatives to six terms (twelve years). [2]

The current Speaker of the House is Steve Harshman of District 37 (Casper).

Composition of the House of Representatives

AffiliationParty
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Republican Independent Libertarian Democratic Vacant
End of the 59th Legislature430017600
End of the 60th Legislature410019600
End of the 61st Legislature500010600
End of the 62nd Legislature52008600
End of the 63rd Legislature51009600
December 23, 2016 [3] 50591
January 4, 2017 [4] 51600
Beginning of the 64th Legislature51009600
May 15, 2017 [5] 50591
June 5, 2017 [6] 51600
September 14, 2017 [7] 50601
October 13, 2017 [8] 51600
End of the 65th Legislature50109600
Beginning of the 66th Legislature51117600
Latest voting share

Leadership

PositionNamePartyDistrict
Speaker of the House Eric Barlow Rep3
Majority Leader Albert Sommers Rep20
Speaker pro tempore Mike Greear Rep27
Majority Whip Jared Olsen Rep11
Minority Leader Cathy Connolly Dem13
Minority Whip Andi Clifford Dem33
Minority Caucus Chairman Mike Yin Dem16

Members of the Wyoming House of Representatives

DistrictRepresentativePartyResidenceCounties Represented
1 Chip Neiman Rep Hulett Crook, Weston
2 Hans Hunt Rep Newcastle Converse, Goshen, Niobrara, Weston
3 Eric Barlow Rep Gillette Converse, Campbell
4 Jeremy Haroldson Rep Wheatland Platte
5 Shelly Duncan Rep Lingle Goshen, Platte
6 Aaron Clausen Rep Douglas Converse
7 Sue Wilson Rep Cheyenne Laramie
8 Bob Nicholas RepCheyenneLaramie
9 Landon Brown RepCheyenneLaramie
10 John Eklund Jr. RepCheyenneLaramie
11 Jared Olsen RepCheyenneLaramie
12 Clarence Styvar RepCheyenneLaramie
13 Cathy Connolly Dem Laramie Albany
14 Trey Sherwood DemLaramieAlbany
15 Donald Burkhart Rep Rawlins Carbon
16 Mike Yin Dem Jackson Teton
17 Chad Banks Dem Rock Springs Sweetwater
18 Scott Heiner Rep Green River Sweetwater, Uinta
19 Danny Eyre Rep Lyman Uinta
20 Albert Sommers Rep Pinedale Sublette
21 Evan Simpson Rep Afton Lincoln
22 Jim Roscoe Ind Wilson Lincoln, Sublette, Teton
23 Andy Schwartz DemJacksonTeton
24 Sandy Newsome Rep Cody Park
25 Dan Laursen Rep Powell Park
26 Jamie Flitner Rep Greybull Big Horn, Park
27 Mike Greear Rep Worland Washakie
28 John Winter Rep Thermopolis Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park, Fremont
29 Mark Kinner Rep Sheridan Sheridan
30 Mark Jennings RepSheridanSheridan
31 John Bear Rep Gillette Campbell
32 Timothy Hallinan RepGilletteCampbell
33 Andi Clifford Dem Riverton Fremont
34 Pepper Ottman RepRivertonFremont
35 Joe MacGuire RepCasper Natrona
36 Art Washut RepCasperNatrona
37 Steve Harshman RepCasperNatrona
38 Tom Walters RepCasperNatrona
39 Marshall Burt LibGreen RiverSweetwater
40 Barry Crago Rep Buffalo Johnson, Sheridan
41 Bill Henderson RepCheyenneLaramie
42 Jim Blackburn RepCheyenneLaramie
43 Dan Zwonitzer RepCheyenneLaramie
44 John Romero–Martinez RepCheyenneLaramie
45 Karlee Provenza DemLaramieAlbany
46 Ocean Andrew RepLaramieAlbany
47 Jerry Paxton Rep Encampment Albany, Carbon, Sweetwater
48 Clark Stith RepRock SpringsSweetwater
49 Robert Wharff Rep Evanston Uinta
50 Rachel Rodriguez–Williams RepCodyPark
51 Cyrus Western RepSheridanSheridan
52 Bill Fortner RepGilletteCampbell
53 Chris Knapp RepGilletteCampbell
54 Lloyd Larsen Rep Lander Fremont
55 Ember Oakley RepRivertonFremont
56 Jerry Obermueller RepCasperNatrona
57 Chuck Gray RepCasperNatrona
58 Pat Sweeney RepCasperNatrona
59 Kevin O'Hearn Rep Mills Natrona
60 Mark Baker RepGreen RiverSweetwater

Past composition of the House of Representatives

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References

  1. "About the Legislature". State of Wyoming Legislature. Retrieved December 27, 2020.
  2. "Wyoming lawmaker pushes for another vote on term limits". The Billings Gazette. May 4, 2004. Retrieved December 27, 2020.
  3. Republican Kendell Kroeker (District 35) resigned before the start of the next legislative session.
  4. Joe MacGuire appointed to fill the seat of Republican Kendell Kroeker (District 35).
  5. Mark Baker (District 48) resigned after moving out of the district.
  6. Clark Stith appointed to fill the seat of Republican Mark Baker (District 48).
  7. Robert McKim (District 21) resigned due to health reasons.
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