|Montana House of Representatives, District 43|
|January 7, 2013 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Years of service||4 years|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Fiscus served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Fish, Wildlife and Parks|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Fiscus served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
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. John Pulasky was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 46 incumbent Clayton Fiscus was unopposed in the Republican primary. Fiscus defeated Pulasky in the general election. Incumbent Duane Ankney (R) ran for District 20 of the Montana State Senate.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 43 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Clayton Fiscus Incumbent||56.3%||1,757|
Fiscus won election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 46. Fiscus defeated Troy Boucher and Myron Monsen in the June 5 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 46 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Fiscus is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Fiscus raised a total of $-1,813 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 8, 2013.
|Clayton Fiscus's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 46||$-1,813|
|Grand Total Raised||$-1,813|
2012Fiscus won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Fiscus raised a total of $-1,813.
|Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Clayton Fiscus's campaign in 2012|
|Total Raised in 2012||$-1,813|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the Legislature was in session from January 7 to April 27.
- Montana Conservation Voters: 2013 State Legislative Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on "hotlisted bills that represent a portfolio of priority conservation and environmental issues."
- MEA-MFT: 2013 Legislature
- Legislators are scored on bills of importance to a state teachers' union.
- 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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Prior to the 2014 primary election, Fiscus called for equal airtime on the grounds that his opponent, John Pulasky (D), was an on-air meteorologist for the Northern Broadcasting System, an agricultural radio network owned by state Sen. Taylor Brown (R). Pulasky told the Billings Gazette that he informed Fiscus that Brown would fire him if equal time was demanded, and offered to sign a waiver pledging not to refer to the campaign or Fiscus. Fiscus did not agree to co-sign, instead writing to Brown that he would file a complaint with the FCC if not given equal airtime. Brown then fired Pulasky, saying that he did not want an FCC complaint to affect his network's affiliated stations.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Montana Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Filing List: Legislative," accessed October 29, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2014 Statewide Primary Election Canvass," accessed June 30, 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
- Follow the Money, "Fiscus, Clayton," accessed September 8, 2013
- Montana Conservation Voters, "2013 State Legislative Scorecard," accessed August 30, 2014
- Billings Gazette, "Unplugged: Political race costs popular weatherman his job," September 7, 2014
Kenneth Peterson (R)
|Montana House of Representatives District 46
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