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{{bluedot}} <u>'''Democratic Primary'''</u>
 
{{bluedot}} <u>'''Democratic Primary'''</u>
:* No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.
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:*[[Kim Gillan]] [[Montana State Senate|state senator]]<ref>[http://www.kaj18.com/news/kim-gillan-enters-democratic-race-for-us-house/ ''KAJ 18'' "Kim Gillan enters Democratic race for US House," June 22, 2011]</ref>
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:*[[Diane Smith]]: Businesswoman<ref>[http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_b0d89e30-f1cf-5a02-b661-68d6801dad48.html ''Billings Gazette'' "Whitefish businesswoman becomes 5th Democrat in U.S. House race," November 3, 2011]</ref>
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:*[[Dave Strohmaier]]: Missoula City Council member<ref>[http://www.kpax.com/news/strohmaier-announces-run-for-congress/ ''KPAX 8'' "Strohmaier announces run for Congress," June 18, 2011]</ref>
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:*[[Rob Stutz]]: Attorney<ref>[http://www.krtv.com/news/helena-attorney-rob-stutz-announces-run-for-us-house/ ''KRTV 3'' "Helena attorney Rob Stutz announces run for US House," August 10, 2011]</ref>
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:*[[Franke Wilmer]]: [[Montana House of Representatives|state representative]]<ref>[http://www.krtv.com/news/wilmer-of-bozeman-announces-u-s-house-bid/ ''KRTV 3'' "Wilmer of Bozeman announces U.S. House bid," February 1, 2011]</ref>
  
 
{{reddot}} <u>'''Republican Primary'''</u>
 
{{reddot}} <u>'''Republican Primary'''</u>
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:*[[Steve Daines]]: Businessman<ref>[http://www.kxlf.com/news/bozeman-s-steve-daines-comments-on-switching-from-senate-to-house-race/ ''KXLF'' "Bozeman's Steve Daines comments on switching from Senate to House race," February 4, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==District history==
 
==District history==

Revision as of 07:11, 11 January 2012

The 2012 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Montana will take place on November 6, 2012. Voters will elect one candidate to serve in the U.S. House from the state's at-large congressional district.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is March 12, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 5, 2012.

The incumbent heading into the election is Denny Rehberg (R), who was first elected in 2000.

Partisan breakdown

The state of Montana's at-large Congressional district.

Heading into the November 6 election, the Republican Party holds the one Congressional seat from Montana.

Members of the U.S. House from Montana -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 0 0
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 1 1

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

District history

2010

On November 2, 2010, Denny Rehberg was re-elected to the United States House for a sixth term. He defeated Dennis McDonald (D), and Mike Fellows (Libertarian).[7]

United States House, Montana General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDenny Rehberg Incumbent 60.4% 217,696
     Democratic Dennis McDonald 33.8% 121,954
     Libertarian Mike Fellows 5.7% 20,691
Total Votes 360,341

See also

References