|Montana House of Representatives, District 45|
|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)|
|Bachelor's||University of Montana-Missoula|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Zolnikov served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Federal Relations, Energy, and Telecommunications, Vice Chair|
|• Legislative Administration|
|• Local Government|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Zolnikov served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Federal Relations, Energy, and Telecommunications|
|• Local Government|
From Zolnikov's website:
Daniel Believes In…
Supporting a parent’s right to be involved with their child’s education.
Fighting the wasted and inefficient use of our tax dollars.
Working to make Montana job friendly.
Allowing for the safe extraction of our natural resources.
Limiting the growth of state government.
Preventing tax increases.
Ensuring our constitutional rights to bear arms.
Standing up for the rights of Montanans.
Increasing access to our public lands for outdoor enthusiasts.
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. Stephen Hoklin was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 47 incumbent Daniel Zolnikov was unopposed in the Republican primary. Zolnikov defeated Hoklin in the general election. Incumbent Tom Berry (R) ran in District 40.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 45 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Daniel Zolnikov Incumbent||72%||2,494|
Zolnikov won election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 47. Zolnikov ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Dale E. Rumph (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Zolnikov is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Zolnikov raised a total of $14,995 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 8, 2013.
|Daniel Zolnikov's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 47||$14,995|
|Grand Total Raised||$14,995|
2012Zolnikov won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Zolnikov raised a total of $14,995.
|Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Daniel Zolnikov's campaign in 2012|
|Yellowstone County Young Republicans||$400|
|Montana Young Republicans||$400|
|Wilks, Dan & Staci||$320|
|Wilks, Farris & Joann||$320|
|Schulze, Roger Sr.||$160|
|Total Raised in 2012||$14,995|
|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
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- MEA-MFT: 2013 Legislature
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Daniel Zolnikov for House District 47, "Other Issues," accessed October 16, 2012 (dead link)
- 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, "Zolnikov, Daniel," accessed September 8, 2013
- Montana Conservation Voters, "2013 State Legislative Scorecard," accessed August 30, 2014
James Knox (R)
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