Bruce Tutvedt

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Bruce Tutvedt
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Montana State Senate, District 3
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 2, 2017
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits8 years in any 16-year period
Education
Bachelor'sMontana State University, 1978
Personal
BirthdayNovember 2, 1955
Place of birthKalispell, Montana
ReligionPresbytarian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Bruce Tutvedt (b. November 2, 1955) is a Republican member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Tutvedt served as the Speaker Pro Tempore in the 2011-2012 session.[1]

Biography

Tutvedt earned his B.S. in Agricultural Business from Montana State University in 1978. His professional experience includes operating his family's farm.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tutvedt served on the following committees:

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Highways and Transportation
Local Government
Taxation, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tutvedt served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tutvedt served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2012

Tutvedt won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana State Senate, District 47. Tutvedt defeated Jayson Peters and Rollan Roberts II in the June 5 primary election and defeated Shannon D. Hanson (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Montana State Senate, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Tutvedt Incumbent 69.8% 8,634
     Democratic Shannon Hanson 30.2% 3,737
Total Votes 12,371
Montana State Senate, District 3 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Tutvedt Incumbent 45% 2,159
Rollan Roberts II 43.6% 2,093
Jayson Peters 11.4% 545
Total Votes 4,797

2008

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Tutvedt won election to the 3rd District Seat in the Montana State Senate, defeating Mark Holston (D).[4]

Montana State Senate, District 3 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Bruce Tutvedt (R) 7,370
Mark Holston (D) 4,572

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tutvedt is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Tutvedt raised a total of $53,421 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 17, 2013.[5]

Bruce Tutvedt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana Senate, District 3 Won $24,940
2010 Montana Senate, District 3 Not up for election $0
2008 Montana Senate, District 3 Won $28,481
Grand Total Raised $53,421

2012

Tutvedt won election to the Montana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Tutvedt raised a total of $28,481.

2010

Tutvedt was not up for election to the Montana State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Tutvedt raised a total of $0.

2008

Tutvedt won election to the Montana State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Tutvedt raised a total of $28,481.

Personal

Tutvedt and his wife, Linda, have three children. He was a member of the Montana Farm Services Agency from 2001 to 2007, and Chairman from 2007 to 2008.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Montana State Senate District 3
2009–present
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