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Ballotpedia's 2012 General Election Preview Articles: Montana State Legislature

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November 2, 2012

By Ballotpedia's State legislative team

Montana's State Legislative Elections in 2012
Senate seats Contested senate seats House seats Contested house seats
26 23 (88.4%) 100 81 (81.0%)

HELENA: Montana: There are 126 total legislative seats with 2012 elections in Montana, where most polling places are open from 7 AM to 8 PM Mountain Time. (Some polling places open at noon.)[1]

Both chambers are considered unlikely to change partisan control.

Of the 126 incumbents up for election in 2012, 83 (65.9%) of them are running for re-election. A total of 42 of 126 (33.3%) districts will see more than one major party candidate in the general election.

Here are a few races to watch:

Senate

House


Montana State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 22 23
     Republican Party 27 27
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 50 50


Montana House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 32 37
     Republican Party 68 63
Total 100 100


Articles

See also

Montana

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