The Wyoming Women's Legislative Caucus is
encouraging more women to run for elected office.
The caucus held a conference at Casper College on Friday with
seminars outlining the steps for getting into politics.
Only 15 women are among Wyoming's 90 state representatives and senators, although women make up 49 percent of the state'spopulation.Republican state Rep. Rosie Berger of Sheridan says the eventwas designed to "plant the seed" of running for office in the
minds of the 90 women who attended.Clarene Law of Jackson, who served in the Legislature from 1991 to 2004, told the conference that mentors helped give her