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|Last election = [[Montana House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Term limits = 4 terms (8 years)
 
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{{tnr}}'''Mark Blasdel''' (b. 1976) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Montana House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 10th District since 2007.
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{{tnr}}'''Mark Blasdel''' (b. 1976) is the [[Republican Party|Republican]] [[Speaker of the House|Speaker]] of the [[Montana House of Representatives]], representing the 10th District since 2007.
  
 
Blasdel is a business and co-owner of Vista Restaurant and Bar.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=59876 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Blasdel]</ref>
 
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==Committee assignments==
 
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Blasdel served on these committees:
* [[Education Committee, Montana House of Representatives|Education]]
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* [[Taxation Committee, Montana House of Representatives|Taxation]], Chair
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===2009-2010===
 
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Blasdel served on these committees:
*[[Education Committee, Montana House|Education]], Vice Chair
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*[[Rules Committee, Montana House|Rules]]
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In 2010, a year in which Blasdel was up for re-election, he collected $2,655 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=119529 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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Revision as of 08:49, 21 March 2013

Mark Blasdel
MarkBlasdel.jpg
Montana House of Representatives, District 10
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker of the House
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionCo-Owner, Vista Restaurant and Bar
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Blasdel (b. 1976) is the Republican Speaker of the Montana House of Representatives, representing the 10th District since 2007.

Blasdel is a business and co-owner of Vista Restaurant and Bar.[1]

Issues

Corporate taxes

In August 2012, Blasdel wrote an opinion piece for the Montana Business Leadership Council opposing increasing taxes on the oil and gas industry, saying that it already paid a higher tax rate than other industries.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Judiciary
Rules

2011-2012

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2011
Education
Taxation, Chair

2009-2010

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2009
Education, Vice Chair
Rules
Taxation

Elections

2012

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Blasdel won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 10. Blasdel ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Alexander William Schaeffer (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Montana House of Representatives, District 10, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Blasdel Incumbent 74.8% 4,602
     Democratic Alexander Schaeffer 25.2% 1,550
Total Votes 6,152

2010

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Blasdel won election to the Montana House of Representatives. He did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. Carla Augustad ran for the seat on the Democratic ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Montana House of Representatives, District 10 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Mark Blasdel (R) 3,536
Carla Augustad (D) 916

2008

On November 4, 2008 Mark Blasdel won the seat to the Montana House of Representatives for District 10, receiving 4,412 votes.

Blasdel raised $5,099 for his campaign.[5]

Montana House of Representatives, District 10
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Mark Blasdel (R) 4,412
Carla Augustad (D) 1,632

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Blasdel was up for re-election, he collected $2,655 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

2008

In 2008, a year in which Blasdel was up for re-election, he collected $5,099 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2008 were:

2006

In 2006, a year in which Blasdel ran for election, he collected $9,664 in donations.[8]

His largest contributors in 2006 were:

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Personal

Blasdel and his wife, Renae, have one child.

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2007–present
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