Mike Phillips

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Mike Phillips
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Montana State Senate, District 33
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 - 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
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits8 years in any 16-year period
Prior offices
Montana House of Representatives, District 66
2007 - 2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois, 1980
Master'sUniversity of Alaska, Fairbanks, 1986
Personal
BirthdayMarch 24, 1958
Place of birthCharleston, Illinois
ProfessionBiologist/Administrator, Turner Endangered Species Fund
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mike Phillips (b. March 24, 1958) is a Democratic member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 33. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Phillips served in the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 66 from 2007 to 2013, during which time he served as Majority Caucus Leader.

Biography

Phillips earned his B.S. in Ecology and Evolution from the University of Illinois in 1980, and his M.S. in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. His professional experience includes working as a biologist and administrator.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation
Natural Resources
Rules
Taxation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2012

Phillips won election in the 2012 election for Montana State Senate, District 33. Phillips ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Tom Tuck (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Montana State Senate, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Phillips 68.3% 5,489
     Republican Tom Tuck 31.7% 2,550
Total Votes 8,039

2010

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Phillips won election to the Montana House of Representatives. He did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. Jedediah Hinkle ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3][4]

Montana House of Representatives, District 66 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Phillips (D) 1,747
Jedediah Hinkle (R) 1,178

2008

On November 4, 2008, Phillips won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 66, receiving 3,423 votes.

Phillips raised $8,242 for his campaign.[5]

Montana House of Representatives, District 66
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Phillips (D) 3,423
John Milanovich (R) 1,608

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Phillips is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Phillips raised a total of $59,885 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 6, 2013.[6]

Mike Phillips's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana Senate, District 33 Won $7,681
2010 Montana House, District 66 Won $7,059
2008 Montana House, District 66 Won $8,242
2006 Montana House, District 66 Won $16,199
2004 Montana House, District 63 Defeated $20,704
Grand Total Raised $59,885

2012

Phillips won election to the Montana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Phillips raised a total of $7,681.
Montana State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Phillips's campaign in 2012
Salter, Amelia$160
United Transportation Union$160
Bertelli, Paul$160
Montana Conservation Voters$160
Stephens, Geoffrey$160
Total Raised in 2012$7,681
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Phillips won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Phillips raised a total of $7,059.

2008

Phillips won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Phillips raised a total of $8,242.

2006

Phillips won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Phillips raised a total of $16,199.

2004

Phillips lost the election for the Montana House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Phillips raised a total of $20,704.

Personal

Phillips and his wife, Linda, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Hawks (D)
Montana State Senate District 33
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Montana House of Representatives District 66
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Jennifer Pomnichowski (D)