Edward Walker

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Edward Walker
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Montana State Senate District 29
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$109.78/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits8 years in any 16-year period
Education
Bachelor'sMontana State University
Master'sUniversity of Denver
Personal
Place of birthButte, MT
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Edward Walker is a Republican member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. Walker did not seek re-election in 2014.

Biography

Walker received his B.S. in Economics from Montana State University and his master's degree in Public Policy from the University of Denver.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Committees
Energy and Telecommunications
Finance and Claims, Vice Chair
Natural Resources
Judicial Branch, Law Enforcement, and Justice, Vice Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Walker served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Walker won election to the Montana State Senate, defeating Friedrick Schweitzer. Walker defeated Penny Morgan in the primary.[1][2]

Montana State Senate, District 29 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Walker (R) 5,865
Shirley Hanson (D) 2,906

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Walker is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Walker raised a total of $24,475 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 6, 2013.[3]

Edward Walker's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana Senate, District 29 Not up for election $0
2010 Montana Senate, District 29 Won $24,475
Grand Total Raised $24,475

2012

Walker won re-election to the Montana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Walker raised a total of $0.
Montana State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Edward Walker's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$0
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Walker won election to the Montana State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Walker raised a total of $24,475.

Scorecards

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2013

In 2013, the Legislature was in session from January 7 to April 27.

Legislators are scored on "hotlisted bills that represent a portfolio of priority conservation and environmental issues."[4]
Legislators are scored on bills of importance to a state teachers' union.
Legislators are scored on issues of importance to a public interest advocacy group based at the University of Montana in Missoula.
Legislators are scored on bills relating to property rights.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Edward Walker endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [5]

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Personal

Walker and his wife, Kathleen, have five children.

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Daniel McGee
Montana Senate District 29
2011–present
Succeeded by
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