Christine Kaufmann

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Christine Kaufmann
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Montana State Senate, District 41
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 2, 2017
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$109.78/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Appointed2007
Term limits8 years in any 16-year period
Prior offices
Montana House of Representatives
2001 - 2006
Education
Bachelor'sGoshen College, 1974
Master'sUniversity of Montana, 1988
Personal
BirthdayDecember 25, 1951
Place of birthPrinceton, Illinois
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Christine Kaufmann (b. December 25, 1951) is a Democratic member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 41. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Kaufmann served in the Montana House of Representatives from 2001 to 2007. She was Vice Chair of the Lewis and Clark County Democratic Central Committee in 1998, and Vice Chair of the Democratic Control Committee from 1999 to 2000.

Biography

Kaufmann earned her B.A. from Goshen College in 1974, and her M.A. from the University of Montana in 1988.

Kaufmann's professional experience includes working in Student Services for Goshen College from 1980 to 1985; and as an organizer and lobbyist for the Montana Environmental Information Center from 1988 to 1990, Environmental Specialist for the State of Montana from 1990 to 1992, and Executive Director for the Montana Human Rights Network.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Legislative Administration
Natural Resources
Taxation
Energy and Telecommunications

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2012

Kaufmann won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana State Senate, District 47. Kaufmann ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Mark Perea (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Montana State Senate, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChristine Kaufmann Incumbent 61.3% 5,699
     Republican Mark Perea 38.7% 3,598
Total Votes 9,297

2008

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Kaufmann won re-election to the 41st District Seat in the Montana State Senate, defeating Bob Leach (R).[3]

Montana State Senate, District 41 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christime Kaufmann (D) 5,987
Bob Leach (R) 3,246

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kaufmann is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Kaufmann raised a total of $173,516 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 7, 2013.[4]

Christine Kaufmann's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana Senate, District 41 Won $25,882
2010 Montana Senate, District 41 Not up for election $0
2008 Montana Senate, District 41 Won $51,460
2006 Montana House, District 81 Won $17,143
2004 Montana House, District 81 Won $21,741
2002 Montana House, District 53 Won $29,319
2000 Montana House, District 53 Won $27,971
Grand Total Raised $173,516

2012

Kaufmann won re-election to the Montana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Kaufmann raised a total of $25,882.
Montana State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Christine Kaufmann's campaign in 2012
Carlson, Linda S.$260
Lindeen, Monica J.$230
Fogle, Vern$200
Lewis & Clark County Democratic Central Committee$200
Kaufmann, Christine$200
Total Raised in 2012$25,882
Source:Follow the Money

2010

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

2008

Kaufmann won re-election to the Montana State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Kaufmann raised a total of $51,460.

2006

Kaufmann won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Kaufmann raised a total of $17,143.

2004

Kaufmann won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Kaufmann raised a total of $21,741.

2002

Kaufmann won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Kaufmann raised a total of $29,319.

2000

Kaufmann won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Kaufmann raised a total of $27,971.

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Personal

In 2013, Kaufmann and her partner, retired doctor Pat Kemp, married in Iowa.[5]

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Montana Senate District 41
2007–present
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