Charles Pelkey is the current Minority Whip of the Wyoming House of Representatives. Pelkey recently announced plans to seek his third term, representing House District 45 in Laramie.
As an attorney and long-time journalist, Pelkey has brought a unique and varied background to the office.
Pelkey has a proven record as a strong advocate of education, criminal justice reform and sensible spending policies.
He is a local attorney who made a career switch after 25 years as a journalist. Before becoming a lawyer, Pelkey worked as a radio and television host, a newspaper reporter, press secretary in the U.S. Senate and magazine editor.