Llew Jones

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Llew Jones
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Montana State Senate District 14
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
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
Prior offices
Montana State House of Representatives
2005-2011
Education
Bachelor'sMontana State University
Master'sMontana State University, 1988
Personal
BirthdayDecember 2, 1962
Place of birthHelena, MT
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Llew Jones (b. December 2, 1962) is a Republican member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 14 since 2011. Starting in the 2013-2014 session, Jones serves as a Majority Whip.

Jones was previously a member of the Montana House of Representatives from 2005-2011, serving as the Republican Whip.

Jones worked as a partner at Frontline Agriculture in 2006. He was also the owner of the following companies; Pure Bliss Cycles, Pondera RV Park, Jathco Systems, and Jones Ranch.

Jones received his MS in Economics from Montana State University in 1988.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Education and Cultural Resources, Vice Chair
Energy and Telecommunications
Finance and Claims
Education, Vice Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Llew Jones endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2010

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Jones won election to the Montana State Senate. He did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary and no one ran against him in the general election.

2008

On November 4, 2008 Llew Jones ran unopposed and won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 27, receiving 3,508 votes.

Jones raised $12,170 for his campaign.[2]

Montana House of Representatives, District 27
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Llew Jones (R) 3,508

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Jones was up for re-election, he collected $17,395 in donations.[3]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Montana State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Llew Jones's campaign in 2010
Cascade County Tavern Association$160
Gailey, Ralph$160
Oneal, Michael$160
Mcdermott, Gary$160
Hurley, Lisa$160
Total Raised in 2010 $17,395

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Personal

Jones and his wife, Carole, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jerry Black
Montana Senate District 14
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Montana State House District 27
2005–2011
Succeeded by
Rob Cook