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Montana State House elections, 2010

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Montana House of Representatives
Elections for the office of Montana's state house representatives were held in Montana on November 2, 2010.

The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was March 15, 2010. The primary election day was June 8, 2010.

Incumbents ran for re-election in 60 out of the 100 districts.

See also: State house elections, 2010

November 2 General Election Results

Montana House of Representatives
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 50 33
     Republican Party 50 67
Total 100 100


The following candidates won election on November 2, 2010:

  1. Alan Hale
  2. Austin Knudsen
  3. Betsy Hands
  4. Bill Harris (Montana)
  5. Bill McChesney
  6. Brian Hoven
  7. Bryce Bennett
  8. Carlie Boland
  9. Carolyn Pease-Lopez
  10. Carolyn Squires
  11. Cary Smith
  12. Champ Edmunds
  13. Christy Clark
  14. Chuck Hunter
  15. Cleve Loney
  16. Cynthia Hiner
  17. Dan Kennedy (Montana)
  18. Dan Skattum
  19. Daniel Salomon
  20. David Howard (Montana legislator)
  21. Derek Skees
  22. Diane Sands
  23. Dick Barrett
  24. Donald Roberts
  25. Douglas Kary
  26. Duane Ankney
  27. Edith McClafferty
  28. Edward Greef
  29. Ellie Hill
  30. Elsie Arntzen
  31. Frank Smith
  32. Franke Wilmer
  33. Galen Hollenbaugh
  34. Gary MacLaren
  35. Gerald Bennett
  36. Gordon Hendrick
  37. Gordon Vance
  38. Harry Klock
  39. James Knox (Montana)
  40. Janna Taylor
  41. Jean Price
  42. Jeffrey Welborn
  43. Jerry O'Neil
  44. Jesse O'Hara
  45. Joanne Blyton
  46. Joe Read
  47. John Esp
  48. Jon Sesso
  49. Jonathan McNiven
  50. Kathleen Williams
  51. Keith Regier
  52. Kelly Flynn
  53. Kenneth Peterson
  54. Krayton Kerns
  55. Kris Hansen
  56. Lee Randall
  57. Lila Evans
  58. Liz Bangerter
  59. Margaret MacDonald
  60. Mark Blasdel
  61. Mary McNally
  62. Matthew Rosendale
  63. Max Yates
  64. Michael More
  65. Michele Reinhart
  66. Mike Cuffe
  67. Mike Menahan
  68. Mike Milburn
  69. Mike Miller (Montana)
  70. Mike Phillips
  71. Pat Ingraham
  72. Pat Noonan
  73. Patrick Connell
  74. Randy Brodehl
  75. Rob Cook
  76. Robert Mehlhoff
  77. Robert Wagner, Montana Representative
  78. Robyn Driscoll
  79. Ron Ehli
  80. Roy Hollandsworth
  81. Ryan Osmundson
  82. Scott Reichner
  83. Sterling Small
  84. Steve Fitzpatrick
  85. Steve Gibson
  86. Steve Lavin
  87. Sue Malek
  88. Ted Washburn
  89. Timothy Furey
  90. Tom Berry
  91. Tom Burnett
  92. Tom McGillvray
  93. Tony Belcourt
  94. Trudi Schmidt
  95. Virginia Court
  96. Walter McNutt
  97. Wayne Stahl
  98. Wendy Warburton
  99. William Beck, Sr.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 2 election, Democrats and Republicans hold an equal number of seats in the Montana House of Representatives:

Party As of November 2014
     Democratic Party 39
     Republican Party 61
Total 100


Term limits

See also: State legislatures with term limits

The Montana House of Representatives has been a term-limited state house since Montana voters approved C-64 in 1992. C-64 created Section 8 of Article IV of the Montana Constitution, which says that Montana State Representatives cannot serve 8 or more years in any 16-year period.

There are 100 Montana State Representatives.

In addition to the 15 Montana state representatives who are leaving office because of term limits, 15 Montana state senators are also termed-out.

Montana state representatives whose seats are up for election in 2010 but who are unable to run because of the state's term limits are:

Democrats (6):

Republicans (9):

Campaign spending

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state House of Representatives in Montana in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign spending in state House races, including spending in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2008 239 $1,793,389
2006 240 $1,796,765
2004 237 $1,271,652
2002 229 $994,198

Incumbency

Unopposed incumbents

2010 state legislative elections analyzed using a Competitiveness Index

14 incumbents (20.8%) face no competition in the November 2 general election and are thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, guaranteed re-election in November.

  • 5 Democratic incumbents face no November challenger.
  • 9 GOP incumbents face no November challenger.

Primary challenges

11 incumbents faced competition in the June 8 primary. Two incumbents -- Republican Joel Boniek and Democrat Jim Jenner lost to their challengers -- John Esp and Kathy Swanson respectively. The following 9 incumbents (2 Democrats, 7 Republicans) won their primaries:

Retiring incumbents

18 incumbent representatives are eligible and not running for re-election, while 67 of the eligible incumbents (78.8%) ran for re-election. The remaining 15 incumbents term out in 2010. Of the 18 incumbents who are not running for re-election, 11 are Democrats and 7 are Republicans.

Incumbents who are retiring are:

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve in the Montana House of Representatives, a candidate must be:[2]

  • A resident of the state for at least one year next preceding the general election
  • A resident of the county for six months preceding the general election if it contains one or more districts or of the district if it contains all or parts of more than one county.

List of candidates

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District 1

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Gerald Bennett: 1,439 Approveda Incumbent Bennett has served in the Montana House since 2009.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Eileen Carney 888
Republican Party Gerald Bennett 2,210 Green check mark transparent.png

District 2

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Tim Linehan 1,190
Republican Party Mike Cuffe 2,767 Green check mark transparent.png

District 3

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

Note: Incumbent Republican Dee Brown is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Constitution Party Constitution Party candidate:
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Zac Perry 1,308
Republican Party Jerry O'Neil 1,747 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Shawn Guymon 286

District 4

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent Mike Jopek (D) filed for reelection but withdrew before the primary.[3]

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Will Hammerquist 1,859
Republican Party Derek Skees 1,944 Green check mark transparent.png

District 5

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Keith Regier: 1,712 Approveda Incumbent Regier has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Mahnke 876
Republican Party Keith Regier 3,547 Green check mark transparent.png

District 6

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • William Beck, Sr.: 1,544 Approveda Incumbent Beck has served in the Montana House since 2007.
Constitution Party Constitution Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Scott Wheeler 1,546
Republican Party William Beck, Sr. 3,209 Green check mark transparent.png

District 7

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Karen Reeves 859
Republican Party Randy Brodehl 2,251 Green check mark transparent.png

District 8

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bryan Schutt 1,031
Republican Party Steve Lavin 1,465 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Bill Jones 294

District 9

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Scott Reichner: 1,334 Approveda Incumbent Reichner has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Neal Brown 1,292
Republican Party Scott Reichner 3,324 Green check mark transparent.png

District 10

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Mark Blasdel: 1,775 Approveda Incumbent Blasdell has served in the Montana House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Carla Augustad 916
Republican Party Mark Blasdel 3,536 Green check mark transparent.png

District 11

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Janna Taylor: 1,304. Approveda Incumbent Taylor has served in the Montana House since 2004.
  • J. Garth Cox: 299
  • Josh King: 225
Green Party Green Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Janna Taylor 3,160 Green check mark transparent.png
Green Party Cheryl Wolf 1,052

District 12

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • John Fleming: 308 Approveda Incumbent Fleming has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Fleming 1,651
Republican Party Daniel Salomon 1,851 Green check mark transparent.png

District 13

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Pat Ingraham: 2,724 Approveda Incumbent Ingraham has served in the Montana House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jackie Burgess 1,201
Republican Party Pat Ingraham 3,572 Green check mark transparent.png

District 14

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Gordon Hendrick: Approveda Incumbent Hendrick has served in the Montana House since 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Judy Stang 1,299
Republican Party Gordon Hendrick 2,841 Green check mark transparent.png

District 15

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Frosty Calf Boss Ribs: 317 Approveda Incumbent Ribs has served in the Montana House since 2008.
  • James Steele: 272
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Frosty Calf Boss Ribs 1,108
Republican Party Joe Read 1,180 Green check mark transparent.png

District 16

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Cheryl Lynn Little Dog 729
Republican Party Lila Walter Evans 849 Green check mark transparent.png

District 17

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Henning 1,593
Republican Party Christy Clark 2,061 Green check mark transparent.png

District 18

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Jesse O'Hara: 1,108 Approveda Incumbent O'Hara has served in the Montana House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jesse O'Hara 3,405 Green check mark transparent.png

District 19

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Mike Milburn: 796 Approveda Incumbent Milburn has served in the Montana House since 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Mike Milburn 2,972 Green check mark transparent.png

District 20

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:

Note: Incumbent Democrat Deborah Kottel is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Donna Zook 1,101
Republican Party Steve Fitzpatrick 1,580 Green check mark transparent.png

District 21

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jean Price 1,646 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Eric Balky 1,185

District 22

Note: Incumbent Democrat Bill Wilson is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
Constitution Party Constitution Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Trudi Schmidt 1,243 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Craig Such 706
Constitution Party Jonathan Martin 259

District 23

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Carlie Boland: 782 Approveda Incumbent Boland has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Carlie Boland 1,241 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jerald Patterson 824

District 24

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Brian Hoven: 283 Approveda Incumbent Hoven has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Gary Lucero 626
Republican Party Brian Hoven 852 Green check mark transparent.png

District 25

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:

Note: Incumbent Democrat Sue Dickenson is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Lindsay Love 1,828
Republican Party Cleve Loney 2,205 Green check mark transparent.png

District 26

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Robert Mehlhoff: 983 Approveda Incumbent Mehlhoff has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert Mehlhoff 1,613 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Lola Galloway 1,146

District 27

Note: Incumbent Republican Llew Jones is seeking election to the 14th District Seat in the Montana State Senate.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Athena Mosxona 771
Republican Party Rob Cook 2,271 Green check mark transparent.png

District 28

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Roy Hollandsworth: 1,884 Approveda Incumbent Hollandsworth has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidate:
  • Dan Huffman Did not appear on general election ballot

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Roy Hollandsworth 3,062 Green check mark transparent.png

District 29

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent Edward Butcher (R) filed for reelection but withdrew before the primary.[4]

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kurt Myllymaki 1,556
Republican Party Ryan Osmundson 2,361 Green check mark transparent.png

District 30

Note: Incumbent Republican Dave Kasten is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bill Harris 3,527 Green check mark transparent.png

District 31

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Frank Smith 1,908 Green check mark transparent.png

District 32

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Tony Belcourt: 292 Approveda Incumbent Belcourt has served in the Montana House since 2008.
  • David Lindseth: 148
  • J.P. Walker: 97
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Tony Belcourt 1,276 Green check mark transparent.png

District 33

Note: Incumbent Democrat Bob Bergren is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jack Trethewey 1,066
Republican Party Kris Hansen 1,926 Green check mark transparent.png

District 34

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Wendy Warburton: 457 Approveda Incumbent Warburton has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Dana Seidel 1,079
Republican Party Wendy Warburton 1,810 Green check mark transparent.png

District 35

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Wayne Stahl: 1,530 Approveda Incumbent Stahl has served in the Montana House since 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Wayne Stahl 3,501 Green check mark transparent.png

District 36

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Julie French: 752 Approveda Incumbent French has served in the Montana House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Julie French 1,729
Republican Party Austin Knudsen 2,174 Green check mark transparent.png

District 37

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Walter McNutt: 1,644 Approveda Incumbent McNutt has served in the Montana House since 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Walter McNutt 3,205 Green check mark transparent.png

District 38

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Dennis Getz: 741 Approveda Incumbent Getz has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Dennis Getz 1,735
Republican Party Matthew Rosendale 1,932 Green check mark transparent.png

District 39

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Lee Randall: 1,717 Approveda Incumbent Randall has served in the Montana House since 2008.
  • Jesse Barnhart: 1,012

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Cody Drew 765
Republican Party Lee Randall 3,253 Green check mark transparent.png

District 40

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Bill McChesney: 532 Approveda Incumbent McChesney has served in the Montana House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bill McChesney 1,763 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Brian Schoof 1,157

District 41

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party J. David Roundstone 786
Republican Party Sterling Small 1,130 Green check mark transparent.png

District 42

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Carolyn Pease-Lopez 1,676 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bill Joseph 1,191

District 43

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Duane Ankney: 1,392 Approveda Incumbent Ankney has served in the Montana House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jesse Coate 930
Republican Party Duane Ankney 2,801 Green check mark transparent.png

District 44

Note: Incumbent Republican William Glaser did not seek reelection, although he was eligible to do so under Montana's term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Don Reed 1,165
Republican Party Jonathan McNiven 1,946 Green check mark transparent.png

District 45

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Tom Berry: 1,827 Approveda Incumbent Berry has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Tom Berry 3,165 Green check mark transparent.png

District 46

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Kenneth Peterson: 2,226 Approveda Incumbent Peterson has served in the Montana House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Kenneth Peterson 4,453 Green check mark transparent.png

District 47

Note: Incumbent Republican Dennis Himmelberger is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Pam Ellis 1,730
Republican Party James Knox 2,202 Green check mark transparent.png

District 48

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Wanda Grinde: 561 Approveda Incumbent Grinde has served in the Montana House since 2004.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Wanda Grinde 1,300
Republican Party Douglas Kary 1,735 Green check mark transparent.png

District 49

Note: Incumbent Democrat Kendall Van Dyk is seeking election to the 25th District Seat in the Montana State Senate.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Shauna Kerr: 235 Approveda
  • Thomas Baer: 233
  • Kassidy Olson: 161

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mary McNally 1,512 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Shauna Kerr 1,037

District 50

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Tom McGillvray: 1,384 Approveda Incumbent McGillvray has served in the Montana House since 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mary Hernandez 1,582
Republican Party Tom McGillvray 2,012 Green check mark transparent.png

District 51

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Robyn Driscoll: 429 Approveda Incumbent Driscoll has served in the Montana House since 2004.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robyn Driscoll 1,069 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Troy Boucher 844

District 52

Note: Incumbent Democrat Arlene Becker is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Virginia Court 1,403 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bruce Reierson 1,255

District 53

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Elsie Arntzen: 940 Approveda Incumbent Arntzen has served in the Montana House since 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Chris Veis 1,026
Republican Party Elsie Arntzen 1,572 Green check mark transparent.png

District 54

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Margaret MacDonald: 509 Approveda Incumbent MacDonald has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Margaret MacDonald 1,208 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Dennis Lenz 1,164

District 55

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Cary Smith: 1,779 Approveda Incumbent Smith has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ken Crouch 1,288
Republican Party Cary Smith 2,852 Green check mark transparent.png

District 56

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Donald Roberts: 2,067 Approveda Incumbent Roberts has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Donald Roberts 3,679 Green check mark transparent.png

District 57

Note: Incumbent Republican Penny Morgan is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Dan Kennedy 3,916 Green check mark transparent.png

District 58

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Krayton Kerns: 1,172 Approveda Incumbent Kerns has served in the Montana House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Denise DuPont 1,297
Republican Party Krayton Kerns 2,258 Green check mark transparent.png

District 59

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Paul Beck: 784 Approveda Incumbent Beck has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Paul Beck 1,990
Republican Party Joanne Blyton 2,426 Green check mark transparent.png

District 60

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • David Howard: 1,787 Approveda Incumbent Howard has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party David Howard 3,429 Green check mark transparent.png

District 61

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Joel Boniek: 1,347. Incumbent Boniek has served in the Montana House since 2008.
  • John Esp: 1,512 Approveda

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party John Esp 3,730 Green check mark transparent.png

District 62

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
Constitution Party Constitution Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert Ebinger, Jr. 1,754
Republican Party Dan Skattum 1,765 Green check mark transparent.png

District 63

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jennifer Pomnichowski 2,664
Republican Party Tom Burnett 2,735 Green check mark transparent.png

District 64

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Franke Wilmer: 372 Approveda Incumbent Wilmer has served in the Montana House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Franke Wilmer 1,979 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Nick Landeros 1,595

District 65

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kathleen Williams 1,288 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Nick Mahan 665

District 66

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Mike Phillips: 326 Approveda Incumbent Phillips has served in the Montana House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Phillips 1,747 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jedediah Hinkle 1,178

District 67

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Gordon Vance: 1,241 Approveda Incumbent Vance has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Elder 1,269
Republican Party Gordon Vance 3,171 Green check mark transparent.png

District 68

Note: Incumbent Republican Scott Sales is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert Brastrup 1,329
Republican Party Kelly Flynn 3,513 Green check mark transparent.png

District 69

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Ted Washburn: 1,096 Approveda Incumbent Washburn has served in the Montana House since 2008.
  • Ronald Scott Murray: 914

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mary Lane Olson 1,556
Republican Party Ted Washburn 3,493 Green check mark transparent.png

District 70

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Michael More: 1,198 Approveda Incumbent More has served in the Montana House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party April Buonamici 1,736
Republican Party Michael More 2,835 Green check mark transparent.png

District 71

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Robert Wagner: 1,152 Approveda Incumbent Wagner has served in the Montana House since 2008.
  • Les Gilman: 1,026
  • Ray Shaw: 504

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Robert Wagner 3,523 Green check mark transparent.png

District 72

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Jeffrey Welborn: 1,838 Approveda Incumbent Welborn has served in the Montana House since 2008.
  • Ron Lake: 352

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jeffrey Welborn 3,332 Green check mark transparent.png

District 73

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Pat Noonan: 784 Approveda Incumbent Noonan has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Pat Noonan 1,868 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Rachel Roberts 1,116

District 74

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bob Brock 1,834
Republican Party Max Yates 1,855 Green check mark transparent.png

District 75

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Edith McClafferty: 821 Approveda Incumbent McClafferty has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Edith McClafferty 2,247 Green check mark transparent.png

District 76

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Jon Sesso: 668 Approveda Incumbent Sesso has served in the Montana House since 2004.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jon Sesso 1,761 Green check mark transparent.png

District 77

Note: Incumbent Republican Scott Mendenhall is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Alan Hale: 690 Approveda
  • Kurt Wagoner: 612
  • Gregg Trude: 117

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Sheila Hogan 2,168
Republican Party Alan Hale 2,567 Green check mark transparent.png

District 78

Note: Incumbent Democrat Jill Cohenour is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Steve Gibson: 401 Approveda
  • Bowen Greenwood: 266
  • Phoebe Williams: 187

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joe Cohenour 1,413
Republican Party Steve Gibson 2,011 Green check mark transparent.png

District 79

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Chuck Hunter: 1,285 Approveda Incumbent Hunter has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Chuck Hunter 2,930 Green check mark transparent.png

District 80

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Don Judge 1,700
Republican Party Liz Bangerter 2,141 Green check mark transparent.png

District 81

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Galen Hollenbaugh: 1,162 Approveda Incumbent Hollenbaugh has served in the Montana House since 2006.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Galen Hollenbaugh 2,115 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party James D. Stewart 1,003

District 82

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Mike Menahan: 1,066 Approveda Incumbent Menahan has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Menahan 2,312 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Kristi Allen-Gailushas 1,578

District 83

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Harry Klock: 1,884 Approveda Incumbent Klock has served in the Montana House since 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Harry Klock 3,592 Green check mark transparent.png

District 84

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Mike Miller: 972 Approveda Incumbent Miller has served in the Montana House since 2008.
  • Joe Dooling: 479
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Mike Miller 3,273 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Ron Vandevender 726

District 85

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Cynthia Hiner: 654 Approveda Incumbent Hiner has served in the Montana House since 2004.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Cynthia Hiner 1,809 Green check mark transparent.png

District 86

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kathy Swanson 2,684 Green check mark transparent.png

District 87

Note: Incumbent Republican Ronald Stoker is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Patrick Connell 3,586 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party:*Tobias Martin 769

District 88

Note: Incumbent Republican Robert Lake is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Terry Moran 1,566
Republican Party Ron Ehli 2,244 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party James Morris Pearson 159

District 89

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Gary MacLaren: 1,475 Approveda Incumbent MacLaren has served in the Montana House since 2004.
  • Richard Stamey: 613
Constitution Party Constitution Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Gary MacLaren 3,570 Green check mark transparent.png
Constitution PartyRoss Vogel 851

District 90

Note: Incumbent Republican Ray Hawk is ineligible to run because of term limits.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Wayne Stanford 1,455
Republican Party Edward Greef 2,463 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Arlin Bird 213

District 91

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Timothy Furey: 580 Approveda Incumbent Furey has served in the Montana House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Timothy Furey 1,718 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party David Moore 1,560

District 92

Note: Incumbent Democrat Robin Hamilton did not seek re-election in 2010.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bryce Bennett 2,235 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Don Harbaugh 2,080
Libertarian Party :*Henry Kayl Good 120

District 93

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Dick Barrett: 754 Approveda Incumbent Barrett has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Dick Barrett 2,578 Green check mark transparent.png

District 94

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ellie Hill 2,607 Green check mark transparent.png

District 95

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Diane Sands: 889 Approveda Incumbent Sands has served in the Montana House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
No Republicans filed to run for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Diane Sands 2,395 Green check mark transparent.png

District 96

Note: Incumbent Democrat Teresa Henry did not seek re-election in 2010.

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Carolyn Squires 1,783 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Mat Stevenson 1,253

District 97

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Michele Reinhart: 782 Approveda Incumbent Reinhart has served in the Montana House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Michele Reinhart 2,019 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ryan Thompson 1,204

District 98

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
  • Sue Malek: 765 Approveda Incumbent Malek has served in the Montana House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Sue Malek 2,019 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Michael Sopuch 1,809

District 99

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:
  • Betsy Hands: 672 Approveda Incumbent Hands has served in the Montana House since 2007.
Constitution Party Constitution Party candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Brian David Barnett 1,168
Republican Party Betsy Hands 1,946 Green check mark transparent.png
Constitution Party Kandi Matthew-Jenkins 290

District 100

Democratic Party June 8 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Willis Curdy 1,618
Republican Party Champ Edmunds 1,884 Green check mark transparent.png

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