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SJ002 Assigned to Committee

From Ken:

“We have just learned that SJ002, the Free and Fair Elections resolution, has been assigned to Senate Minerals, Business & Economic Development committee, and that the committee has already scheduled it for a hearing at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

The members of that committee are Sen. Jim Anderson (SD 28); Sen. Bo Biteman (SD 21); Sen. Hank Coe (SD 18); Sen. Chris Rothfuss (SD 9); and Sen. Jeff Wasserburger (SD 23). Sen. Wasserburger is the primary sponsor of this resolution, and Sen. Coe is a co-sponsor, so we are very happy with this committee assignment.

What we need now: All of the Senators on this committee need to hear from their constituents! If your Senator is a member of this committee, we urge you to contact him before noon Wednesday to politely urge them to support the measure. Please, only constituents should call!!! All legislators are being bombarded with phone calls and emails right now, so the only contacts that really matter right now are contacts from constituents. If the committee passes this to the Senate floor, we will send out a second ask to all of our volunteers to contact your Senators at that time.

To contact your legislator, a phone call is best (but hardest to accomplish given how swamped they all are right now). Second best would be an email. You can phone telephone numbers and email contact information for your Senators at this link:
https://www.wyoleg.gov/Legislators/ . And again, please be polite and brief!

The voter hotline is: 866-996-8683

CLICK ON THIS LINK TO A SET OF TALKING POINTS FOR INITIAL DISCUSSIONS. We have more talking points under the resources tab of our website, https://wyomingpromise.org/more-information.

Also, if you can get to Cheyenne at noon on Wednesday, it would be great if we could get some supporters in the hearing room! Please wear your nice clothes (no T-Shirts please, but a Wyoming Promise button would be appropriate).

Exciting times! Things are moving very fast right now.”

Ken Chestek
Chair, Wyoming Promise


We’re advocating for a 28th amendment to the United States Constitution to overturn the 2010 United States Supreme Court decision Citizens United v. FEC, and thereby create space for campaign finance reforms at the national and state-levels.


Wyoming Promise
P.O. Box 511
Laramie, WY 82073