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Ballotpedia covers 11 state executive offices in the state of Montana. The executive branch is governed by Article VI of the Montana Constitution.

State executive organization

Executive officials in Montana are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Montana's state government:

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Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in Montana.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Angela McLeanElectiondot.png Democratic Lieutenant Governor of MontanaFebruary 10, 2014-presentFebruary 10, 2014
Bob LakeEnds.png Republican Montana Public Service Commissioner - District 4January 7, 2013 – presentNovember 6, 2012
Brad JohnsonEnds.png Republican Montana Public Service Commissioner - District 5January 2015-presentNovember 4, 2014
Denise JuneauElectiondot.png Democratic Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction2008 - PresentNovember 4, 2008
John TubbsNonpartisan Montana Director of Natural Resources and ConservationJanuary 7, 2013 - PresentJanuary 7, 2013
Kirk BushmanEnds.png Republican Montana Public Service Commissioner - District 2January 7, 2013 – presentNovember 6, 2012
Linda McCullochElectiondot.png Democratic Montana Secretary of State2008-PresentNovember 4, 2008
Mike KadasNonpartisan Montana Director of the Department of RevenueJanuary 7, 2013 - PresentJanuary 7, 2013
Monica LindeenElectiondot.png Democratic Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, State Auditor2009 - PresentNovember 4, 2008
Pam BucyNonpartisan Montana Commissioner of Labor and IndustryJanuary 7, 2013 - presentJanuary 7, 2013
Roger KoopmanEnds.png Republican Montana Public Service Commissioner - District 3January 7, 2013 – presentNovember 6, 2012
Ron de YongNonpartisan Montana Director of Agriculture2007 - PresentJuly 2007
Steve BullockElectiondot.png Democratic Governor of MontanaJanuary 7, 2013 - PresentNovember 6, 2012
Tim FoxEnds.png Republican Attorney General of MontanaJanuary 7, 2013 – presentNovember 6, 2012
Travis KavullaEnds.png Republican Montana Public Service Commissioner - District 12011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010

Elections

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2015

There are no state executive elections in Montana in 2015.

2014

Two seats on the Montana Public Service Commission were the only state executive offices on the ballot in 2014.

2013

There were no elections in Montana in 2013.

2012

Nine seats were up for election in Montana in 2012: governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, commissioner of insurance, superintendent of public instruction and three seats on the Montana Public Service Commission.

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

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