|Running for Montana House of Representatives, District 47|
|General election||November 4, 2014|
|Montana House of Representatives, District 49|
|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)|
|Bachelor's||Worcester State College, 1948|
|Master's||Indiana University, 1980|
|Ph.D.||University of Chicago, 1998|
McNally earned her B.S. in Urban Studies from Worcester State College in 1978, M.B.A. from Indiana University in 1980, and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1998.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, McNally served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Federal Relations, Energy, and Telecommunications|
|• Local Government|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McNally served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Federal Relations, Energy, and Telecommunications|
|• Local Government|
McNally's Facebook page highlighted the following campaign themes:
I am your neighbor, and for the first time I am running to represent us in north-central Billings. I decided to run for the legislature because I believe the following:
We must ensure that quality higher education is accessible and possible for anyone who wants it.
We face important decisions about our future that include energy, education, and our environment. I want to work to help improve that future.
We must protect public access to our public lands and water.
We need to get Montana’s economy back on track.
We must support energy conservation and expand renewable energy development, providing good paying jobs, a new energy future and a healthy environment.
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. District 49 incumbent Mary McNally was unopposed in the Democratic primary but withdrew after becoming the replacement nominee in Senate District 24. Katharin Kelker was named as McNally's replacement. Joshua Sizemore was unopposed in the Republican primary. Incumbent Daniel Zolnikov (R) is running in District 45.
- See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2014
McNally is expected to be nominated to replace incumbent Sen. Kendall Van Dyk (D) on the general election ballot for Montana State Senate District 24; Van Dyk halted his campaign due to his wife's pregnancy.
McNally won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 49. McNally ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Tim Stark (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 49, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Mary McNally Incumbent||61.7%||1,949|
On November 2, 2010, McNally won election to the Montana House of Representatives. McNally defeated William Nigro in the June 8 primary by a margin of 608-57. She faced Shauna Kerr (R) in the November 2 general election.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 49 General Election (2010)|
|Mary McNally (D)||1,512|
|Shauna Kerr (R)||1,037|
Comprehensive donor information for McNally is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, McNally raised a total of $38,369 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 8, 2013.
|Mary McNally's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 49||$15,696|
|2010||Montana House, District 49||$22,673|
|Grand Total Raised||$38,369|
2012McNally won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, McNally raised a total of $15,696.
|Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mary McNally's campaign in 2012|
|Yellowstone County Democratic Central Committee||$800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$15,696|
In 2010, a year in which McNally was up for re-election, she collected $22,673 in donations.
No contributions to her 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
- Legislators are scored on issues of importance to a public interest advocacy group based at the University of Montana in Missoula.
- United Property Owners of Montana: 2013 Legislative Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on bills relating to property rights.
McNally is married to her husband, Monte Smith.
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- Office website
- February 7, 2011 snapshot of McNally's campaign website
- Campaign Facebook page
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Facebook, "McNally for Montana House of Representatives - About," accessed October 16, 2012
- Montana Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Filing List: Legislative," accessed April 9, 2014
- Missoulian, "Billings Democratic Sen. Van Dyk exits race with wife expecting child," April 11, 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, "McNally, Mary," accessed September 8, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed March 8, 2014
- Montana Conservation Voters, "2013 State Legislative Scorecard," accessed August 30, 2014
Kendall Van Dyk (D)
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