GOP official: Mead censure unlikely in convention

By: AP
By: AP
A Republican leader for Wyoming

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead speaks during a panel discussion on �education and workforce: growing school leaders and teachers� at the National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Cheyenne, WY (KGWN) - A Republican leader for Wyoming's most populated county says Gov. Matt Mead isn't likely to be censured during May's statewide GOP convention.

GOP leaders in Hot Springs and Platte counties this month censured the Republican governor for signing a bill last year replacing the superintendent of public instruction with an appointee as head of the state's Department of Education.

Superintendent Cindy Hill challenged the law and the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional. Hill is challenging Mead in the Republican gubernatorial primary.

The GOP convention begins May 1.

Laramie County Republican Party treasurer Jared Olsen tells the Wyoming Tribune Eagle there may be more censure resolutions proposed during the gathering.

But he says a small group is pushing the issue and he does not see it passing.

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