Superintendent selection process sparks lawsuit
January 27, 2022
CASPER — Former Wyoming Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau and 15 others are suing Gov. Mark Gordon, the Wyoming Republican Party, the party’s chairman and the Wyoming Republican State Central Committee over the recent state superintendent selection process.
The complaint, filed Tuesday in federal court, claims that the process of selecting the superintendent spot left vacant by Jillian Balow’s resignation is unconstitutional because a political party’s central committee — which is made up of one county chairman, one county committeeman and one county committeewoman — is responsib...