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Art Wittich

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Art Wittich
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Montana State Senate District 35
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
State Senate Majority Leader
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits8 years in any 16-year period
Education
Bachelor'sUtah State University, 1982
J.D.University of Montana, 1985
Personal
BirthdayDecember 25, 1957
Place of birthMiami, FL
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Art Wittich (b. December 25, 1957) is a Republican member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 35 since 2011. Starting in the 2013-2014 session, Wittich serves as Majority Leader.

Wittich received his BS in economics and environmental studies from Utah State University in 1982. He also received a JD from the University of Montana in 1985.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary
Public Health, Welfare and Safety
Rules, Chair
Taxation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wittich served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Wittich won election to the Montana State Senate, defeating Diane Elliot. Wittich defeated Shawn Moran, Dave Ponte, and Bruce Samson in the primary.

Montana State Senate, District 35 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Art Wittich (R) 6,625
Diane Elliot (D) 2,962

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Wittich was up for re-election, he collected $21,970 in donations.[1]

His largest contributor in 2010 was:

Donor Amount
Callatin County Republican Central Committee $1,300

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Personal

Wittich and his wife, Candace, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gary Perry
Montana Senate District 35
2011–present
Succeeded by
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