Wyoming legislators serve for roughly 40 days in an odd year – less than a month in even years – then return to everyday life within their own districts. Several legislators have done this cycle of traveling to Cheyenne every winter for more than a decade. With an incumbency rate hovering over 90 percent, Wyoming’s state legislature remains relatively stable through each election cycle.
This election year, however, a perfect storm of factors have the potential to unseat a handful of moderate GOP members and change the moderate character of the legislative body. Read More