Wyoming Legislature Launches Redistribution Web Page
CHEYENNE, Wyoming (press release) – The The Wyoming Legislature has launched a web page to provide the public with up-to-date information regarding this year’s legislative redistribution. A link to the web page is now prominently displayed on the Legislative Assembly home page at www.wyoleg.gov.
The page provides the public with a wide variety of information on the redistribution process as well as a list of planned public meetings and working sessions. The web page will be continually updated with draft redistribution plans and maps as the work of the Joint Committee on Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions progresses.
In addition to the web page, the Legislature will also be holding information meetings and working sessions in communities across the state to gather public input as part of the redistribution process. Details of these meetings can be found on the Joint Committee on Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Meetings page. While remote participation is planned for most of these meetings, the working sessions will not be streamed live on YouTube. Those wishing to participate remotely are encouraged to register on the Legislative Assembly website by 5:00 p.m. the day before the meeting.
The purpose of redistribution is to redraw the geographic boundaries of an area from which people are elected as representatives to the Legislative Assembly. Under the state constitution, the legislature is required to redesign the state’s legislative constituencies prior to the first fiscal session following the United States census to reflect changes in the state’s population. The legislature as a whole will adopt the redistribution plan in the 2022 budget session, which is scheduled to meet on February 14.
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