Diane Sands

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Diane Sands
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Candidate for
Montana State Senate, District 49
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Montana House of Representatives, District 95
2007 - 2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Montana
Personal
BirthdayMarch 23, 1947
Place of birthSaint Ignatius, Montana
ProfessionPolitical Consultant
CandidateVerification
Diane Sands (b. March 23, 1947) is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 49 of the Montana State Senate.

Sands served in the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 95 from 2007 to 2013. She previously served from 1997 through 1998.

Biography

Sands earned her B.A. from the University of Montana. Her professional experience includes working as a political consultant.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sands served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Montana State Senate 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 major party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 10, 2014; minor party and independent candidates had until June 2, 2014, to file. Diane Sands defeated Douglas Coffin in the Democratic primary. Dick Haines defeated Mike Hopkins in the Republican primary. Incumbent David Wanzenried (D) is not seeking re-election due to term limits.[1][2]

Montana State Senate, District 49 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Sands 68.4% 1,636
Douglas Coffin 31.6% 756
Total Votes 2,392
Montana State Senate, District 49 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDick Haines 58.2% 930
Mike Hopkins 41.8% 669
Total Votes 1,599

2010

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Sands won election to the Montana House of Representatives. She did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary and no one has filed to run against her in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

2008

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Diane Sands won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 95, receiving 3,144 votes.

Sands raised $5,240 for her campaign.[3]

Montana House of Representatives, District 95
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Diane Sands (D) 3,144
Kevin Blackler (R) 1,710

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Sands was up for re-election, she collected $5,055 in donations.[4]

No contributions to her campaign were over $1,000.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Montana House of Representatives District 95
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Tom Steenberg (D)