|Montana House of Representatives, District 62|
|January 7, 2013 - present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Date of birth||August 10, 1961|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Woods served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2015|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Woods served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
Woods' website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Environment and Natural Resources: "...As a legislator, I want to insure that corporations that profit from this state’s resources are held accountable for their actions. I want our state to be treated like a partner, not a piggy bank. Above all, I want to make sure that Montana remains the last best place for hunting, fishing and hiking for future generations."
Education: "...Not only is it good economic policy to support higher education, I feel that it’s the responsibility of the legislature to fund this institution so that a higher education remains affordable for Montanans who want to pursue a college degree. Along with supporting higher education it is critical that we support our K-12 system as well. Full funding and excellent teachers are critical to this state’s success. As a legislator I will focus on supporting all levels of education across this state as best I can."
Healthcare: "...If the federal government is going to make Montanans buy health insurance our state should consider administering a non-profit health insurance policy."
Corporations: "...I recognize that it’s not feasible or desirable to do away with corporations in this day and age. It is, however, sensible that corporations be subject to government oversight just as that government, in turn, must be responsive to the will of the people."
Reproductive Rights: "With our current system of legalized abortion, all beliefs concerning when life begins are accommodated. If you believe that abortion is wrong, you don’t have to have one. If you believe that abortion is immoral you are also free to convince, but not to coerce others to conform to your belief system. Citizens can do that on their own time and on their own dime, but it’s not fair to co-opt government or the health care system to push an agenda."
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. District 64 incumbent Tom Woods defeated Dane Peeples in the Democratic primary. Vicki Schultz was unopposed in the Republican primary. Woods defeated Schultz in the general election. Incumbent Reilly Neill (D) ran in District 60.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 62 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Tom Woods Incumbent||95%||1,165|
|Montana House of Representatives, District 62 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Tom Woods Incumbent||63.3%||2,890|
Woods won election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 64. Woods ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Clint Field (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 64, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Woods is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Woods raised a total of $6,181 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.
|Tom Woods's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana House, District 64||$6,181|
|Grand Total Raised||$6,181|
2012Woods won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Woods raised a total of $6,181.
|Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tom Woods's campaign in 2012|
|Vant Hull, Mary B.||$160|
|Montana Democratic Party||$160|
|Brotherhood Of Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen||$160|
|United Transportation Union||$160|
|Total Raised in 2012||$6,181|
|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
- 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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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Tom Woods for HD 64, "Issues," accessed October 17, 2012
- 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
- Follow the Money, "Woods, Tom," accessed September 25, 2013
- Montana Conservation Voters, "2013 State Legislative Scorecard," accessed August 30, 2014
Franke Wilmer (D)
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