Corey Stapleton

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Corey Stapleton
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Candidate for
Governor of Montana
High schoolGreat Falls High School (1986)
Bachelor'sUnited States Naval Academy (1992)
Master'sTemple University (1995)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1986 - 1997
ProfessionFormer naval officer; Financial advisor
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Corey Stapleton was a 2012 Republican candidate for Governor of Montana in the the 2012 election.[1] He and his running mate, Bob Keenan, finished second in the June 5th primary election.[2] He served previously in the Montana State Senate.


Stapleton is a fourth generation Montanan raised in Great Falls. After graduating from Great Falls High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he attended nuclear power school. He earned an appointment to the Naval Academy and graduated with a degree in Engineering in 1992. He and his wife, Terry, returned to Montana in 1997 and he began a career as a financial advisor.[3]

In 2000, Stapleton was elected to the Montana State Senate. He won re-election in 2004 and in 2005 was elected Chairman of the Legislative Campaign Committee. During his final year in the legislature in 2007, he served as Minority Leader.[3]

He currently serves as President of the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind foundation.[3]


  • Great Falls High School (1986)
  • BS, Engineering, United States Naval Academy (1992)
  • MA, Political science, Temple University (1995)



See also: Montana gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2012

Stapleton sought the Republican nomination for Governor of Montana. He and his running mate, former state Senator Bob Keenan, finished second in the June 5th Republican primary election.[2]

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