|Former candidate for|
|Montana House of Representatives, District 21|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Montana House of Representatives, District 25|
|2011 - 2013|
|Bachelor's||Montana State University, 1976|
|Date of birth||November 5, 1950|
|Place of birth||Great Falls, Montana|
|Profession||Deputy Brand Inspector, Department of Livestock, State of Montana|
|Religion||Assemblies of God|
Loney earned his B.S. in Agriculture from Montana State University in 1976. His professional experience includes working as a deputy brand inspector at the Montana Department of Livestock, broker at Montana Association of Realtors, movie wrangler, judge at the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, realtor and owner of Loney Ranch.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Loney served on these committees:
Loney's website highlighted "cutting taxes and reducing regulations," property rights, gun rights, a "market based system" of health insurance, public education, combating child abuse, and restricting welfare among his campaign themes.
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. District 25 incumbent Tom Jacobson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Cleve Loney was unopposed in the Republican primary. Jacobson defeated Loney in the general election. Incumbent Jean Price (D) ran in District 24.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 21 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Tom Jacobson Incumbent||53.9%||1,898|
Loney lost re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 25. Loney ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and was defeated by Tom Jacobson (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Cleve Loney Incumbent||49.3%||2,497|
On November 2, 2010, Loney won election to the Montana House of Representatives. Loney defeated Rick Tryon in the June 8 primary by a margin of 485-369. He defeated Lindsay Love (D) in the November 2 general election.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 25 General Election (2010)|
|Cleve Loney (R)||2,205|
|Lindsay Love (D)||1,828|
In 2010, a year in which Loney ran for election, he collected $11,606 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Montana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Cleve Loney's campaign in 2010|
|Loney, Cleve J||$1,033|
|Total Raised in 2010||$11,606|
Loney is divorced and has two children.
- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Montana Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Filing List: Legislative," accessed April 11, 2014
- Cleve Loney, home page, accessed October 15, 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
- Montana Secretary of State, "2010 Legislative General Election Canvass," accessed March 8, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "Legislative Primary Canvass - June 08, 2010," accessed March 8, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Montana 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 18, 2014
Sue Dickenson (D)
|Montana House of Representatives District 25
| Succeeded by|
Tom Jacobson (D)
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