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Patty Lovaas

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Patty Lovaas
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Montana Secretary of State
Former Candidate
Bachelor'sUniversity of Montana (1985)
BirthdayMarch 28, 1952
Place of birthMinneapolis, Minnesota
Patty L. Lovaas (b. March 28, 1952 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an accountant and was a 2012 Republican candidate for Montana Secretary of State.[1]


  • BS, Accounting, University of Montana, 1985

Political Career

Lovaas has previously run for Montana House of Representatives, Montana State Senate (both in 2010), for U.S. Senate in 2008.



See also: Montana secretary of state election, 2012

Lovaas lost to Brad Johnson in the June 5th primary race.[1]

Montana Secretary of State Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Johnson 55.1% 66,148
Scott Aspenlieder 22.7% 27,204
Patty Lovaas 15.5% 18,652
Drew Turiano 6.7% 8,074
Total Votes 120,078
Election Results Via:Montana Secretary of State.



See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Lovaas was defeated by Tom Facey in the general election. Lovaas had no opposition in the primary.

Montana State Senate, District 48 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Tom Facey (D) 3,947
Patty Lovaas (R) 2,422


Lovaas resides in Missoula, Montana with her husband, Orville, and their two children, Brian and Paul.[3]



228 East Spruce Street
Missoula, MT 59802

Tel: 549-9648 Email:

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