|Montana House of Representatives, District 58|
|2007 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Birthday||April 26, 1957|
|Place of birth||Sheridan, Wyoming|
|Profession||Owner/Veterinarian, Beartooth Veterinary Service|
Kerns earned his B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Wyoming in 1979, and his D.V.M. in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 1983. His professional experience includes working as the owner and veterinarian at Beartooth Veterinary Service, veterinarian at Laurel East Veterinary Service, and owner of Double Rafter Cattle Drives.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kerns served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Judiciary, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kerns served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture, Chair|
|• Judiciary, Vice Chair|
|• Legislative Administration|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kerns served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2009|
Kerns won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 58. Kerns ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Cole Olson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 58, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Krayton Kerns Incumbent||58.5%||2,665|
On November 2, 2010 Kerns won election to the Montana House of Representatives. He did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. Denise DuPont ran for the seat on the Democratic ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 58 General Election (2010)|
|Krayton Kerns (R)||2,258|
|Denise DuPont (D)||1,297|
On November 4, 2008 Krayton Kerns won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 58, receiving 2,345 votes.
Kerns raised $19,182 for his campaign.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 58|
|Krayton Kerns (R)||2,345|
|Don Woerner (D)||2,319|
Comprehensive donor information for Kerns is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Kerns raised a total of $61,229 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 8, 2013.
|Krayton Kerns's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 58||$11,615|
|2010||Montana House, District 58||$13,285|
|2008||Montana House, District 58||$19,182|
|2006||Montana House, District 58||$17,147|
|Grand Total Raised||$61,229|
2012Kerns won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kerns raised a total of $11,615.
|Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Krayton Kerns's campaign in 2012|
|Yellowstone County Republican Central Committee||$800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$11,615|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Kerns was up for re-election, he collected $13,285 in donations.
No contributions to his campaign were over $1,000.
Kerns and his wife, Druann, have three children.
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- The unknown commandments: A theft exemption for government? - Laurel Outlook
- The best of August 2013 - Laurel Outlook
- Office website
- Kerns' website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2010, 2008, 2006
- 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
- 2008 Follow the Money's report on Krayton's 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money, "Kerns, Krayton." Retrieved September 8, 2013.
- 2010 campaign contributions
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