|Montana Public Service Commissioner - District 2|
|January 7, 2013 – present|
|Years in position||2|
|Predecessor||Brad Molnar (R)|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||8 years in a 16-year period|
|High school||Billings Central Catholic High School|
|Bachelor's||Montana State University -|
Bushman is a former Yellowstone Republican chairman and previously ran for the U.S. Senate. A mechanical engineer, Bushman worked as a senior designer for WorleyParsons.
- Billings Central Catholic High School
- Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Montana State University-Bozeman
Montana Public Service Commission (2013 – present)
Bushman was first elected to Montana Public Service Commission District 2 in 2012. He assumed office on January 7, 2013.
Bushman won election for District 2 of the Montana Public Service Commission in 2012. In early May 2012, Bushman's only primary opponent, Al Garver, announced he was suspending his campaign. His name remained on the ballot. Bushman defeated Democrat Chuck Tooley in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Montana Public Service Commission District 2 General Election, 2012|
|Election Results via Montana Secretary of State.|
|Montana Public Service Commissioner District 2 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Election Results via The Montana Secretary of State.|
Comprehensive donor information for Bushman is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bushman raised a total of $21,182 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 18, 2013.
|Kirk Bushman's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana Public Service Commissioner District 2||$21,182|
|Grand Total Raised||$21,182|
Bushman won election to the position of Montana Public Service Commissioner District 2 in 2012. During that election cycle, Bushman raised a total of $21,182.
|Montana Public Service Commissioner District 2 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kirk Bushman's campaign in 2012|
|Midland Empire Pachyderm||$1,000|
|Yellowstone County Republican Central Committee||$800|
|Shawn C. Heringer||$320|
|Total Raised in 2012||$21,182|
|Total Votes received in 2012||47,385|
|Cost of each vote received||$0.45|
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- Montana Public Service Commission - Kirk Bushman
- Official campaign website
- On The Issues profile of Bushman
- Kirk Bushman on LinkedIn
- Missoulian, "Inauguration ceremonies for top Montana officials to be held Monday," January 4, 2013
- Billings Gazette, "Kirk Bushman runs for PSC,"February 10, 2012
- Billings Gazette, "Kirk Bushman runs for PSC," February 10, 2012
- Billings Gazette, "District 2 Public Service Commission race," May 5, 2012
- CSPAN, "Campaign 2012-Election Results From the Associated Press," accessed June 6, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Kirk Bushman," accessed July 18, 2013
- Kirk Bushman, "About Kirk," accessed December 7, 2012
Brad Molnar (R)
|Montana Public Service Commission District 2
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