John Walsh (Montana)
|John E. Walsh|
|Lieutenant Governor of Montana|
|January 7, 2013-present|
|Years in position||1|
|Predecessor||John Bohlinger (R)|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||8 years in 16 year period|
|Adjutant General of the Montana National Guard|
|September 2008 - March 7, 2012|
|High school||Butte High School|
|Bachelor's||State University of New York (1990)|
|Master's||U.S. Army War College (2007)|
|Service/branch||Montana National Guard|
|Years of service||1979-Present|
|Birthday||November 3, 1960|
|Place of birth||Butte, MT|
Walsh was born November 3, 1960 in Butte, Montana. He graduated from Butte High School, received an undergraduate degree from the State University, and earned a master's degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College. Walsh has served over 30 years in the Montana National Guard and resigned as Montana's Adjutant General in order to run with Bullock.
- Butte High School
- BA, State University of New York
- MA, Strategic studies, U.S. Army War College
Lieutenant Governor of Montana (2013-present)
In Montana, the governor and lieutenant governor are elected on a single ticket. Walsh was Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock's running mate in the 2012 election. They defeated Heather Margolis and her running mate Steve Nelsen in the June 5th primary election.
Steve Bullock introduces Walsh during the 2012 campaign
Bullock and Walsh won election in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Governor/Lieutenant Governor of Montana General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Steve Bullock and John E. Walsh||48.9%||236,450|
|Republican||Rick Hill and Jon Sonju||47.3%||228,879|
|Libertarian||Ron Vandevender and Marc Mulcahy||3.8%||18,160|
|Election Results via Montana Secretary of State.|
|Governor/Lt. Governor of Montana, Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Steve Bullock & John E. Walsh||86.6%||76,738|
|Heather Margolis & Steve Nelsen||13.4%||11,823|
|Election Results Via:Montana Secretary of State.|
Comprehensive donor information for Walsh is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Walsh raised a total of $1,863,832 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.
|John Walsh (Montana)'s Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Lieutenant Governor of Montana*||$1,863,832|
|Grand Total Raised||$1,863,832|
|*This was a joint-ticket with Governor Steve Bullock.|
Walsh won re-election to the position of Lieutenant Governor of Montana in 2012. During that election cycle, Walsh raised a total of $1,863,832.
|Lieutenant Governor of Montana 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John Walsh (Montana)'s campaign in 2012|
|Montana Democratic Party||$45,200|
|Brain C. Clark||$1,660|
|Total Raised in 2012||$1,863,832|
|Total Votes received in 2012||236,450|
|Cost of each vote received||$7.88|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Walsh and his wife, Janet, live in Helena and have two adult sons.
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- The Billings-Gazette, "Bullock sworn in as 24th governor of Montana," January 7, 2013
- Politico, "Democrat Walsh files for Senate in Montana", accessed October 9, 2013
- Steve Bullock.com, "About Gen. Walsh," accessed March 14, 2012
- Politico, "Democrats feel good about Montana 2014," accessed October 24, 2013
- Helena Independent Record, "Bullock makes pick of Walsh as running mate official," March 9, 2012
- Montana Secretary of State, "Unofficial results: June 5, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Steve Bullock," accessed July 17, 2013
John Bohlinger (R)
|Lieutenant Governor of Montana
2013 - present
| Succeeded by|