Vincent Melkus

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Vincent Melkus
Vincent Melkus.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Montana, District At-Large
Bachelor'sColorado Mesa University
Military service
Service/branchMarine Corps
Years of service5
Campaign website
Vincent Melkus was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the At-Large Congressional District of Montana. Melkus was defeated by Steve Daines in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012.[1]


Melkus was raised by a single mother in southern Arizona, often spending his summers in Montana. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for five years from 2004 through 2009. As of the 2012 election, he was in the process of finishing his undergraduate studies at Colorado Mesa University.[2]



See also: Montana's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012

Melkus ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Montana's at-large District. He faced Steve Daines and Eric Brosten in the June 5, 2012, Republican primary. Melkus was defeated by Steve Daines in the Republican primary.[1][3]

Montana At-Large District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Daines 71.2% 82,843
Eric Brosten 18.1% 21,012
Vincent Melkus 10.7% 12,420
Total Votes 116,275

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