Ryan Lynch

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Ryan Lynch
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Montana House of Representatives, District 74
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
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 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
High schoolButte Central High School, 2000
Bachelor'sGonzaga University, 2004
Personal
Place of birthButte, Montana
ProfessionNon-profit administrator
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ryan Lynch is a Democratic member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 74. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Judiciary
Natural Resources

Elections

2014

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Montana House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 10, 2014; minor party and independent candidates had until June 2, 2014, to file. Incumbent Ryan Lynch was unopposed in the Democratic primary. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. Incumbent Amanda Curtis (D) is not seeking re-election. Brian Turnquist (D) filed to run, but was removed from the ballot before the primary.[1]

2012

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lynch won election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 74. Lynch defeated Ed Zimpel in the June 5 primary election and defeated incumbent Max Yates (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Montana House of Representatives, District 74, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRyan Lynch 54.7% 2,675
     Republican Max Yates Incumbent 45.3% 2,211
Total Votes 4,886
Montana House of Representatives, District 74 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRyan Lynch 63.4% 1,303
Ed Zimpel 36.6% 751
Total Votes 2,054

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lynch is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Lynch raised a total of $14,314 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[4]

Ryan Lynch's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana House, District 74 Won $14,314
Grand Total Raised $14,314

2012

Lynch won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lynch raised a total of $14,314.
Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ryan Lynch's campaign in 2012
Rotar, Mark$480
Rotar, Kathleen$480
Thatcher, Mike$325
Hoogerwerf, Scott$320
Williams, Jerry$300
Total Raised in 2012$14,314
Source:Follow the Money

Scorecards

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2013

In 2013, the Legislature was in session from January 7 to April 27.

Legislators are scored on "hotlisted bills that represent a portfolio of priority conservation and environmental issues."[5]
Legislators are scored on bills of importance to a state teachers' union.
Legislators are scored on issues of importance to a public interest advocacy group based at the University of Montana in Missoula.
Legislators are scored on bills relating to property rights.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Max Yates (R)
Montana House of Representatives District 74
2013–present
Succeeded by
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