Larry Jent

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Larry Jent
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Montana State Senate District 32
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits8 years in any 16-year period
Prior offices
Montana House of Representatives
2001-2007
Education
Bachelor'sUnited States Military Academy West Point, 1973
J.D.University of Colorado, 1983
Military service
Service/branchMontana Army National Guard
Personal
Date of birthDecember 20, 1951
Place of birthNashville, TN
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist; Protestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Larry Jent (b. December 20, 1951) is a Democratic member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 32.

He was considering a run for Governor of Montana in the 2012 election, but withdrew from the race on March 8, 2012.[1]

Jent earned his BS from United States Military Academy in 1973. He went on to receive his JD from the University of Colorado in 1983.

Jent has served in the Montana Army National Guard. He was a Fishing Guide for Bad Lillys Trout Shop/Ray's Tackle Shop from 1980 to 1983. He was then a Sole Practioner, for Larry Jent, Attorney at Law from 1983 to 1987. He has been Partner for Williams and Jent, Limited Liability Partnership since 1987.

Jent served in the Montana State House of Representatives from 2001 to 2007. He then joined the Montana State Senate in 2007. He has served in that position since, representing the 32nd district.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Fish and Game
Judiciary
Rules
State Administration

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Montana gubernatorial election, 2012

Jent has declared his intention to run for Governor of Montana in the 2012 election.[2]

2010

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Jent won election to the Montana State Senate, defeating Michael Comstock. He had no primary opposition.

Montana State Senate, District 32 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Jent (D) 4,753
Michael Comstock (R) 4,108

2006

On November 7, 2006, Jent won election to the 32nd District Seat in the Montana State Senate, defeating Art Wittich (R).[3]

Montana State Senate, District 32 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Jent (D) 5,413
Art Wittich (R) 4,227

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Jent was up for re-election, he collected $8,183 in donations.[4]

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

2008

In 2006, Jent collected $21,619 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Carolyn Rogers $260
Peter Ohman $200
Mike Wheat $130
Janice Dunbar $130
Montana State AFL-CIO $130

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Personal

Jent is single.

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Montana Senate District 32
2007–present
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