Wyoming, state, United States: Government and Higher Education

Government and Higher Education

Wyoming still operates under its first constitution, adopted in 1890. The executive branch is headed by a governor elected for a four-year term. Wyoming's legislature has a senate with 30 members and a house of representatives with 60 members. The state sends two senators and one representative to the U.S. Congress and has three electoral votes. The state has been strongly Republican in recent decades. The Univ. of Wyoming is at Laramie, and there are a number of community colleges.

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