|Montana House of Representatives, District 68|
|2011 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||Western Montana College, 1977|
|Birthday||October 4, 1954|
|Place of birth||Townsend, Montana|
Flynn earned his bachelor's degree in English and Physical Education from Western Montana College in 1977. His professional experience includes working as president of Hidden Hollow Hideaway Cattle and Guest Ranch, and as a teacher and coach at Manhattan High School.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Flynn served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Fish, Wildlife and Parks|
|• Human Services|
|• Taxation, Vice Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Flynn served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Fish, Wildlife, and Parks|
|• Natural Resources|
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. Marla Clark was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 68 incumbent Kelly Flynn was unopposed in the Republican primary. Flynn defeated Clark in the general election. Incumbent Kerry White (R) ran in District 64.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 70 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Kelly Flynn Incumbent||72.8%||3,231|
Flynn won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 68. Flynn ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and was unchallenged in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
On November 2, 2010, Flynn won election to the Montana House of Representatives. Flynn defeated Terry Bannan in the June 8 primary by a margin of 1,473-654. She faced Robert Brastrup (D) in the November 2 general election.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 68 General Election (2010)|
|Kelly Flynn (R)||3,513|
|Robert Brastrup (D)||1,329|
Comprehensive donor information for Flynn is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Flynn raised a total of $13,159 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.
|Kelly Flynn's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 68||$7,794|
|2010||Montana House, District 68||$5,365|
|Grand Total Raised||$13,159|
2012Flynn won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Flynn raised a total of $7,794.
|Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kelly Flynn's campaign in 2012|
|Murphy, John & Alice||$320|
|Morgan, Boyd & Linda||$320|
|Kountz, John & Roxcee||$320|
|Trawitz, Bill & Marilyn||$320|
|Galt, Errol & Sharrie||$320|
|Total Raised in 2012||$7,794|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Flynn was up for re-election, he collected $5,365 in donations.
No contributions to his campaign were over $1,000.
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In 2013, the Legislature was in session from January 7 to April 27.
- Montana Conservation Voters: 2013 State Legislative Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on "hotlisted bills that represent a portfolio of priority conservation and environmental issues."
- MEA-MFT: 2013 Legislature
- Legislators are scored on bills of importance to a state teachers' union.
- Montana Public Interest Research Group (MontPIRG): 2013 Montana Legislative Scorecard
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- United Property Owners of Montana: 2013 Legislative Scorecard
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Flynn and his wife, Jill, have two children.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- 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
- Montana Secretary of State, "Legislative Primary Canvass - June 08, 2010," accessed March 12, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2010 Legislative General Election Canvass," accessed March 12, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Flynn, Kelly," accessed September 25, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed March 8, 2014
- Montana Conservation Voters, "2013 State Legislative Scorecard," accessed August 30, 2014
Scott Sales (R)
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