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Marty Martin (Wyoming)

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Marty Martin
Wyoming State Senate District 12
Former officeholder
In office
2009-January 8, 2013
Base salary$150/day
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
First elected2008
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Wyoming State House of Representatives
Date of birthAugust 5, 1951
Place of birthTruth or Consequences, NM
Office website
Marty Martin (b. August 5, 1951) is a former Democratic member of the Wyoming State Senate. He represented the 12th District from 2009-2013. He was appointed to fill the seat of Senator Rae Lynn Job, who resigned.[1]

Martin was a representative in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 2003 to 2008. He served as chairman of the House Minority Caucus from 2005 to 2006, and he went on to serve as Minority Floor Leader from 2007 to 2008. Martin served as the Minority Whip in his last senate term.[2]

Martin attended the University of Wyoming. He has worked as a Production Foreman as well as an Area Safety Supervisor.[3]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Martin served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Martin served on these committees:



On November 4, 2008, Marty Martin won election to the Wyoming State Senate, District 12. He ran unopposed.[4]

Martin raised $6,575 for his campaign.[5]

Wyoming State Senate, District 12 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Marty Martin (D) 5,056

Campaign donors


In the year 2008, Martin raised $6,575 for his campaign.[6]

His top four contributors were:

Donor Amount
Wyoming Realtors Association $750
Williams Companies $600
Robert Spicer $500
Chris Finlater $500


Wyoming Liberty Index

The Wyoming Liberty Index, a study created in 2003, issues a Scorecard that rates all final bills in the Wyoming State Legislature on whether the bills supported or hindered liberty. Legislators are also given a "liberty score" based on their voting patterns. The Wyoming Liberty Index 2012 report was issued on the 61st Legislature during the 2012 budget session. Scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates a higher level of "aye" votes on bills considered pro-liberty and "nay" votes on what the organization considers anti-liberty bills.[7] Martin received a score of 25% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 27th out of 31 members of the Wyoming State Senate. Although there are 30 members of the Senate, a 31st "hypothetical legislator" voting nay on every bill was also included.


Marty and his wife Nema have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rae Lynn Job
Wyoming Senate District 12
Succeeded by
Bernadine Craft (D)