|Montana House of Representatives, District 17|
|2011 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|High school||Choteau High School|
|Bachelor's||California State University at Sacramento|
|Date of birth||March 1, 1966|
|Place of birth||Choteau, Montana|
Clark earned her B.A. in English at California State University at Sacramento. Her professional experience includes working as an owner of a construction business.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Clark served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Agriculture, Vice Chair|
|• Business and Labor|
|• Legislative Administration, Vice Chair|
|• Transportation, Vice Chair|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Clark served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture, Vice Chair|
|• Business and Labor|
|• Legislative Administration|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Clark served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Business and Labor|
Elections for the office of Montana House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014, and a general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 10, 2014; minor party and independent candidates had until June 2, 2014, to file. Chad Doheny defeated Jeramy Buckman in the Democratic primary despite suspending his campaign beforehand; Kurt Dyer was nominated as his replacement. Incumbent Christy Clark defeated Jim Anderson in the Republican primary. Clark defeated Dyer in the general election.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 17 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Christy Clark Incumbent||68.5%||2,844|
|Montana House of Representatives, District 17 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Montana House of Representatives, District 17 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Christy Clark Incumbent||59.8%||1,495|
Clark won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 17. Clark ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Mike Henning (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 17, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Christy Clark Incumbent||54.7%||2,362|
On November 2, 2010, Clark won election to the Montana House of Representatives. Clark did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. She faced Mike Henning (D) in the November 2 general election.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 17 General Election (2010)|
|Christy Clark (R)||2,061|
|Mike Henning (D)||1,593|
Comprehensive donor information for Clark is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Clark raised a total of $28,566 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 8, 2013.
|Christy Clark's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 17||$13,579|
|2010||Montana House, District 17||$14,987|
|Grand Total Raised||$28,566|
2012Clark won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $13,579.
|Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Christy Clark's campaign in 2012|
|Teton County Republican Party||$500|
|Clark, Jack R.||$160|
|Garman, Shannon H.||$160|
|Total Raised in 2012||$13,579|
|Source: Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Clark ran for election, she collected $14,987 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Montana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Christy Clark's campaign in 2010|
|Teton County Republican Party||$300|
|Peebles, John & Karen||$250|
|Burk, R L Stoney||$200|
|Ellender, J C||$200|
|Total Raised in 2010||$14,987|
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In 2013, the Legislature was in session from January 7 to April 27.
- Montana Conservation Voters: 2013 State Legislative Scorecard
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- MEA-MFT: 2013 Legislature
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- Montana Public Interest Research Group (MontPIRG): 2013 Montana Legislative Scorecard
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- United Property Owners of Montana: 2013 Legislative Scorecard
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- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Choteau Acantha, "Doheny withdraws from HD 17 race," April 2, 2014
- Choteau Acantha, "Democratic nomination for HD 17 now open," June 11, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Filing List: Legislative," accessed July 12, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2012 Legislative General Election Canvass," accessed February 13, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2012 Legislative Primary Election Canvass," accessed February 13, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "Legislative Primary Canvass - June 08, 2010," accessed March 12, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2010 Legislative General Election Canvass," accessed March 12, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Clark, Christy," accessed September 8, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed March 8, 2014
- Montana Conservation Voters, "2013 State Legislative Scorecard," accessed August 30, 2014
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