|Montana House of Representatives, District 86|
|2011 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Profession||Retired bank teller|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Swanson served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Federal Relations, Energy, and Telecommunications|
|• Local Government, Vice Chair|
|• State Administration|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Swanson served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Local Government|
|• State Administration|
Swanson told The Montana Standard that the most important issue facing Montana was jobs, and that although "Montana should enjoy a budget surplus," money should be used on public education, infrastructure, and living wages for public employees.
Swanson won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 86. Swanson ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Elena Gagliano (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 86, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Kathy Swanson Incumbent||69.4%||3,126|
On November 2, 2010 Swanson won election to the Montana House of Representatives. Swanson defeated incumbent Jim Jenner in the primary by a margin of 878-653. She had no opposition in the November 2 general election.
Comprehensive donor information for Swanson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Swanson raised a total of $9,966 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.
|Kathy Swanson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 86||$3,675|
|2010||Montana House, District 86||$6,291|
|Grand Total Raised||$9,966|
2012Swanson won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Swanson raised a total of $6,291.
|Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kathy Swanson's campaign in 2012|
|Plum Creek Timber||$320|
|Swan, Arthur B.||$160|
|Total Raised in 2012||$6,291|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Swanson was up for re-election, she collected $6,291 in donations.
No contributions to her campaign were over $1,000.
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- Office website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- The Montana Standard, "Two seek District 86 position," retrieved October 18, 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
- Follow the Money, "Swanson, Kathy." Retrieved September 25, 2013.
- 2010 campaign contributions
Jim Jenner (D)
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