Gregory Barkus

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Gregory Barkus
Montana State Senate District 4
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Republican
Profession Businessman
Website Senate website
Gregory Barkus (b. November 29, 1946) is a Republican member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 4. State term limits disqualify him from re-election in 2010.

Barkus earned his BS from the University of Montana in 1969.

Barkus was a Welder for Great Northern Railroad from 1963 to 1966. He worked for the Bank of Montana System from 1969 to 1971. He became Vice President of the Bank of Montana System in 1971 and worked in that position until 1975. He worked as President of the Bank of Montana System from 1979 to 1981. He has been Senior Vice President of DA Davidson and Company since 1981.

Barkus joined the Montana State Senate in 2002 and has served in that position since. He is currently Majority Whip, representing the 4th district.

Committee assignments


On November 7, 2006, Barkus won re-election to the 4th District Seat in the Montana State Senate, defeating Gerald Reckin (D).[1]

Montana State Senate, District 4 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gregory Barkus (R) 4,113
Gerald Reckin (D) 2,481

Campaign donors

In 2006, Barkus collected $22,100 in donations.[2]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Flathead Republican Central Cmte $500
Flathead Republican Womens Club $500
Pondera County Republican Central Committee $150
Linda Smith $130
Ralph Brown $130


Barkus and his wife, Kathy, have three children.

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