|Montana House of Representatives, District 43|
|2007 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|High school||Lapwai High School, 1964|
|Years of service||1964 - 1969|
|Birthday||April 14, 1946|
|Place of birth||Lewiston, Idaho|
|Profession||Retired coal miner|
Ankney's professional experience includes working as a plant foreman at Spring Creek Coal and mail foreman at Central Feeds; he also worked for the Western Energy Company. Ankney served in the United States Navy from 1964 to 1969.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ankney served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations, Chair|
|• Natural Resources and Transportation|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ankney served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Natural Resources and Transportation, Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ankney served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2009|
- See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Montana State Senate 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 major party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 10, 2014; minor party and independent candidates had until June 2, 2014, to file. Rod Mogen was unopposed in the Democratic primary, but withdrew before the general election. Hod O'Donnell was appointed as Mogen's replacement. Duane Ankney defeated Barry Usher in the Republican primary. Ankney defeated O'Donnell in the general election. Incumbent Frederick "Eric" Moore (R) ran in District 19.
|Montana State Senate, District 20 General Election, 2014|
|Montana State Senate, District 20 Republican Primary, 2014|
Ankney won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 43. Ankney ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Gary Perkins (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 43, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Duane Ankney Incumbent||74.9%||3,459|
On November 2, 2010, Ankney won election to the Montana House of Representatives. He did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. Jesse Coate ran for the seat on the Democratic ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 43 General Election (2010)|
|Duane Ankney (R)||2,801|
|Jesse Coate (D)||930|
On November 4, 2008, Ankney won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 43, receiving 2,739 votes.
Ankney raised $9,529 for his campaign.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 43|
|Duane Ankney (R)||2,739|
|Del Dinstel (D)||2,075|
Comprehensive donor information for Ankney is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Ankney raised a total of $25,972 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 8, 2013.
|Duane Ankney's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 43||$6,255|
|2010||Montana House, District 43||$4,010|
|2008||Montana House, District 43||$9,529|
|2006||Montana House, District 43||$6,178|
|Grand Total Raised||$25,972|
2012Ankney won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ankney raised a total of $6,255.
|Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Duane Ankney's campaign in 2012|
|United Transportation Union||$160|
|Rosebud County Republican Central Committee||$160|
|Miller, Lois A.||$160|
|Finstad, Toni R.||$160|
|Total Raised in 2012||$6,255|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Ankney was up for re-election, he collected $4,010 in donations.
No contributions to his campaign were over $1,000.
Listed below is the largest contributor to Duane Ankney's 2008 campaign.
|Duane & Carol Ankney||$2,000|
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