House Districts for the 2022 Election based on information provided by the Legislative Service Office. (Map generated by Wyoming Secretary of State)

As a part of our 2022 elections coverage, WyoFile is keeping an eye on legislative races across the state. In the weeks leading up to the Nov. 8 election, we’ll highlight district contests of particular interest. While we can’t cover every one, we’re focusing on contests that illuminate the nuances of Wyoming’s political culture or have potential to influence broader state issues. Is there a race in your district that deserves a look?  Let us know at

House District 22: Two moderates vie for seat vacated by Leg’s only independent

Residents in Wilson, Alpine, Etna will choose between Hoback Junction real estate agent and Star Valley tech entrepreneur for representation in Wyo’s House District 22.

House District 33: Indigenous incumbent vs. pro-Trump challenger in ‘most diverse district’

Fremont County residents will choose between Andi LeBeau, a left-leaning incumbent, and Sarah Penn, a Wyoming GOP-supported challenger.

Senate District 23: Speaker of the House and political newcomer vie for Senate spot

In Campbell County, the Senate race between Eric Barlow and Patricia Junek, has been defined by write-in votes, a party affiliation change and campaign finance controversies.

House District 55: Rematch, Libertarian challenges Republican incumbent again

Republican incumbent Ember Oakley is up against Libertarian challenger Bethany Baldes again. In 2020, this race for House District 55 was decided for Oakley by just 32 votes.

House District 14: Republicans angle to recoup House seat in Albany County

Democrats look to hold onto representation of southeast Wyoming’s House District 14, which includes parts of Laramie and rural Albany County.