|Montana House of Representatives, District 15|
|2011 - 2013|
|January 5, 2015|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
In the event of re-election, Read said he would pursue his bill which would establish a state-owned bank, as well as the protection of funds used during wildfires, and the expansion of responsible natural resource development.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Read served on these committees:
Read ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 15. Read ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and was defeated by Frosty Calf Boss Ribs (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 15, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Frosty Calf Boss Ribs||57.7%||1,969|
|Republican||Joe Read Incumbent||42.3%||1,446|
On November 2, 2010 Read won election to the Montana House of Representatives. Read did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. He faced incumbent Frosty Calf Boss Ribs (D) in the November 2 general election.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 15 General Election (2010)|
|Joe Read (R)||1,180|
|Frosty Calf Boss Ribs (D)||1,108|
In 2010, a year in which Read ran for election, he collected $950 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Montana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Joe Read's campaign in 2010|
|Lake County Republican Central Cmte||$400|
|Glacier County Republican Central Cmte||$250|
|Total Raised in 2010||$950|
- House Site
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Valley Journal, "Read up for re-election," October 3, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
- 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
- 2010 campaign contributions
Frosty Calf Boss Ribs (D)
|Montana House of Representatives District 15
| Succeeded by|
Frosty Calf Boss Ribs (D)
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