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Kendall Van Dyk

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Kendall Van Dyk
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Montana State Senate, District 25
Incumbent
In office
2011- present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits8 years in any 16-year period
Prior offices
Montana State House of Representatives
2007-2011
Education
Bachelor'sMontana State University, Bozeman, 2003
Personal
BirthdayMarch 21, 1980
Place of birthThree Forks, Montana
ProfessionWestern Energy Coordinator, Trout Unlimited
ReligionNon Denominational Christian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kendall Van Dyk (b. March 21, 1980) is a Democratic member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Van Dyk served in the Montana House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011.

He is a potential Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate representing Montana in the 2014 election cycle.[1]

Biography

Van Dyk received his B.A. in Political Science from Montana State University, Bozeman in 2003.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs
Fish and Game
State Administration

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Montana State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 10, 2014. District 25 incumbent Kendall Van Dyk is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Tonya Shellnutt faces Keith Winkler in the Republican primary. Incumbent Roger Webb (R), who is not up for re-election, was reassigned to District 23 by redistricting

2010

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Van Dyk won election to the Montana State Senate, defeating Roy Brown by 4 votes after a recount.[2] He defeated Linda Wetzel in the June 8 primary by a margin of 1,208-332.[3][4]

Montana State Senate, District 25 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kendall Van Dyk (D) 3,109
Roy Brown (R) 3,101

2008

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Kendall Van Dyk won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 49, receiving 2,198 votes.

Van Dyk raised $15,313 for his campaign.[5]

Montana House of Representatives, District 49
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kendall Van Dyk (D) 2,279
Kassidy Olson (R) 1,286

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Van Dyk is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Van Dyk raised a total of $198,844 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 5, 2013.[6]

Kendall Van Dyk's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana Senate, District 25 Not up for election $0
2010 Montana Senate, District 25 Won $147,822
2008 Montana House, District 49 Won $15,313
2006 Montana House, District 49 Won $35,709
Grand Total Raised $198,844

2012

Van Dyk was not up for election to the Montana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Van Dyk raised a total of $0.

2010

Van Dyk won election to the Montana State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Van Dyk raised a total of $147,822.

2008

Van Dyk won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Van Dyk raised a total of $15,313.

2006

Van Dyk won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Van Dyk raised a total of $35,709.

Endorsements

2010

Van Dyk was highlighted as a "critical progressive candidate" by the People for the American Way.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Roy Brown
Montana Senate District 25
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Montana State House District 49
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Mary McNally