|Montana House of Representatives, District 77|
|January 7, 2013 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|High school||Burlington Edison High School|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wagoner served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Fish, Wildlife and Parks|
|• Human Services|
On his website, Wagoner voiced opposition to any restriction on gun ownership except for criminals. On the subject of taxes, he called them "vital to [the] state and nation," but said that he did "not favor taxing certain products, industries, or individuals more than others or each other."
Elections for the office of Montana House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take 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. Kevin Keeler was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 77 incumbent Kirk Wagoner was unopposed in the Republican primary. Incumbent Edith McClafferty (D) is running in District 73.
Wagoner won election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 77. Wagoner defeated incumbent Alan L. Hale in the June 5 primary election and was defeated by Adam Lythgoe (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 77, General Election, 2012|
|Montana House of Representatives, District 77 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Kirk B. Wagoner Incumbent||51.2%||865|
|Alan B. Hale||48.8%||824|
Comprehensive donor information for Wagoner is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Wagoner raised a total of $10,040 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.
|Kirk Wagoner's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 77||$8,350|
|2010||Montana House, District 77||$1,690|
|Grand Total Raised||$10,040|
2012Wagoner won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Wagoner raised a total of $8,350.
|Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kirk Wagoner's campaign in 2012|
|Wagoner, Kirk B.||$1,077|
|Jefferson County Republican Central Committee||$500|
|National Right To Work Committee||$320|
|Total Raised in 2012||$8,350|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the Legislature was in session from January 7 to April 27.
- Montana Conservation Voters: 2013 State Legislative Scorecard
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- MEA-MFT: 2013 Legislature
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Kirk Wagoner for HD77 Republican, home page, accessed October 16, 2012
- Montana Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Filing List: Legislative," accessed April 9, 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
- Follow the Money, "Wagoner, Kirk B," accessed September 25, 2013
- Montana Conservation Voters, "2013 State Legislative Scorecard," accessed August 30, 2014
Alan Hale (R)
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