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Jon Sesso

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Jon Sesso
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Montana State Senate, District 37
Incumbent
In office
2013 - present
Term ends
January 2, 2017
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Leader, Montana State Senate
2013 - present
Minority Leader, Montana House of Representatives
2011 - 2012
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$109.78/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits8 years in a 16-year period
Prior offices
Montana House of Representatives District 76
2005 - 2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 1975
Master'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978
Personal
BirthdayNovember 15, 1953
Place of birthRacine, Wisconsin
ProfessionPlanning Director/Superfund Coordinator, Butte-Silver Bow
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jon Sesso (b. November 15, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 37. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. Starting in the 2013-2014 session, Sesso serves as Minority Leader.

Sesso is a former member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 76 from 2005 to 2013. In the 2011-2012 session, Sesso served as the Minority Leader.[1]

Biography

Sesso earned his B.A. in Communications from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1975, and his M.A. in communications and environmental studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1978. His professional experience includes working as a planning director and superfund coordinator at Butte-Silver Bow; program director at Natural Resource Information System, Montana State Library; and technical writer, information director, and vice president of operations at the National Center for Appropriate Technology.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sesso served on the following committees:

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance and Claims
Rules
Long-Range Planning

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sesso served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sesso served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2012

Sesso won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana State Senate, District 37. Sesso ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Daniel O'Neill (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Montana State Senate, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJon Sesso 59.5% 5,417
     Republican Daniel O'Neill 40.5% 3,691
Total Votes 9,108

2010

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Sesso won election to the Montana House of Representatives. He did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary and no one has filed to run against him in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4][5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jon Sesso ran unopposed and won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 76, receiving 2,893 votes.

Sesso raised $1,805 for his campaign.[6]

Montana House of Representatives, District 76
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jon Sesso (D) 2,893

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sesso is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Sesso raised a total of $32,304 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 7, 2013.[7]

Jon Sesso's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana Senate, District 37 Won $14,270
2010 Montana House, District 76 Won $2,025
2008 Montana House, District 76 Won $1,805
2006 Montana House, District 76 Won $5,837
2004 Montana House, District 76 Won $8,367
Grand Total Raised $32,304

2012

Sesso won election to the Montana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Sesso raised a total of $14,270.
Montana State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jon Sesso's campaign in 2012
Dick, Arthur J.$160
Noonan, Arthur J.$160
Montana Association of Healthcare Providers$160
Holland, Brian$160
Staples, Mark C.$160
Total Raised in 2012$14,270
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Sesso won re-election to the Montana State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Sesso raised a total of $2,025.

2008

Sesso won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Sesso raised a total of $1,805.

2006

Sesso won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Sesso raised a total of $5,837.

2004

Sesso won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Sesso raised a total of $8,367.

Personal

Sesso is married.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Gallus (D)
Montana State Senate District 37
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Montana House of Representatives District 76
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Amanda Curtis (D)