Kelly Gebhardt

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Kelly Gebhardt
Montana State Senate District 23
Former member
Term in office began
2003 (District 4), 2007 (District 23)
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Kelly Gebhardt (b. April 5, 1953) is a former Republican member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 23 from 2007 to 2010. State term limits disqualified him from re-election in 2010.

Gebhardt earned his AS from Northern Montana College in 1975.

Gebhardt was Fire Chief for Musselshell County. He was General Manager/Owner/Partner for the Gebhardt Post Plant and Saw Mill from 1975 to 2006. He also worked as Flight Instructor for Gebhardt Flight Instruction from 1994 to 2006.

Gebhardt served as Commissioner of Musselshell County from 1990 to 2002. He joined the Montana State Senate in 2003. He has served in that position since, representing the 23rd District.

Committee assignments


On November 7, 2006, Gebhardt won re-election to the 23rd District Seat in the Montana State Senate, defeating Ray Tracy (D).[1]

Montana State Senate, District 23 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kelly Gebhardt (R) 6,303
Ray Tracy (D) 2,797

Campaign donors

In 2006, Gebhardt collected $4,660 in donations.[2]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Yellowstone County Republican Central Committee $900
Custer County Republican Women $150
Pfizer $130
Floyd Brower $130
Montana Public Employees Association $130


Gebhardt and his wife Darlene, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Montana Senate District 23
Succeeded by
Alan Olson