Leland Christensen

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Leland Christensen
Member of the Wyoming Senate
from the 17th district
Assumed office
January 11, 2011
Preceded by Grant Larson
Personal details
Born (1959-04-30) April 30, 1959 (age 57)
Alta, Wyoming
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Anita Christensen
Children 5
Residence Alta, Wyoming
Profession Auctioneer

Leland G. Christensen is a Republican member of the Wyoming Senate, representing the 17th district since 2011.[1] He is currently a candidate for the United States House of Representatives seat being vacated by incumbent Republican Representative Cynthia Lummis.



After incumbent Republican Senator Grant Larson announced his retirement, Christensen - then a Teton County Commissioner - announced his candidacy. He defeated Sam Harrell in the Republican primary and defeated Democratic candidate Tom Frisbie in the general election, 52% to 48%.[2]


Christensen was re-elected to the State Senate unopposed in both the primary and general elections.[2]


Christensen announced his candidacy for the U.S. House seat held by Cynthia Lummis after Lummis announced her retirement.[3] He is one of nine Republican candidates, including State Representative Tim Stubson and Liz Cheney. The primary election was held August 16, 2016 with Cheney winning the primary.


  1. ^ Wyoming Legislature. "Senator Leland G. Christensen". Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Leland Christensen". Ballotpedia. Retrieved June 20, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Christensen enters U.S. House race". Jackson Hole News and Guide. Retrieved June 20, 2016. 

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