Trudi Schmidt

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Trudi Schmidt
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Montana House of Representatives, District 22
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
Term ends
January 5, 2015
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$103.69/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Montana State Senate, District 11
2007-2009
Montana State Senate, District 21
2003-2005
Montana House of Representatives, District 42
1997-2003
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Montana, 1961
Master'sUniversity of Montana, 1968
Personal
Birthday12/07/1938
Place of birthButte, MT
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Trudi Schmidt (b. December 7, 1938) is a former Democratic member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 22 from 2011 to 2013.

Schmidt earned her BS and MS from the University of Montana in 1961 and 1968, respectively.

Schmidt was a High School Teacher for Washaugah, WA, from 1962 to 1965 and for Red Lodge, MT, from 1965 to 1966. She then worked as Teacher/Counselor/Dean of Girls for Great Falls High School from 1966 to 1970. From 1972 to 1978 she was a Substitute Teacher for Great Falls Public School. She then worked as a Teacher for Great Falls College of Technology until 1982. She also worked as Program Manager/Counselor/Caseworker for Lutheran Social Services from 1982 to 2004.

Schmidt was a delegate at the Democratic State Convention in 1996 and 1998. She served in the Montana House of Representatives of Representatives from 1996 to 2002. She has also served on the Cascade County Democratic Central Committee. From 2008-2011, she served as Majority Whip.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Schmidt won election to the Montana House of Representatives. She had no primary opposition. Craig Such ran for the seat on the Republican ticket and Jonathan Martin ran for the Constitution Party. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Montana House of Representatives, District 22 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Trudi Schmidt (D) 1,243
Craig Such (R) 706
Jonathan Martin (C) 259

2006

On November 7, 2006, Schmidt won re-election to the 11th District Seat in the Montana State Senate, defeating opponents Jonathan Martin (C) and Mike Kaszula (L).[1]

Montana State Senate, District 11 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Trudi Schmidt (D) 4,291
Jonathan Martin (C) 1,032
Mike Kaszula (L) 480

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Schmidt ran for election to House District 22, she collected $6,550 in donations.[2]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Montana House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Trudi Schmidt's campaign in 2010
Plum Creek Timber$160
Cascade County Tavern Association$160
Davis, Kristina$160
Bnsf Railway$160
Montana Tavern Association$160
Total Raised in 2010 $6,550

2006

In 2006, a year in which Schmidt ran for election to Senate District 11, she collected $5,085 in donations.[3]

Her largest contributors in 2006 were:

Montana State Senate 2006 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Trudi Schmidt's campaign in 2006
Bennett, Richard C$150
Plum Creek Timber Co$130
Montana State Afl-Cio$130
United Transportation Union$130
Boland, Thomas E$130
Total Raised in 2006 $5,085

2002

In 2002, a year in which Schmidt ran for election to Senate District 21, she collected $5,173 in donations.[4]

Her largest contributors in 2002 were:

Montana State Senate 2002 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Trudi Schmidt's campaign in 2002
Best, Elizabeth A$100
Montana Education Association Montana Federation of Teachers$100
Bishop, L Randall$100
Great Falls Education Association$100
Glacier Pac$100
Total Raised in 2002 $5,173

2000

In 2000, a year in which Schmidt was up for re-election to House District 42, she collected $2,405 in donations.[5]

Her largest contributors in 2000 were:

Montana House of Representatives 2000 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Trudi Schmidt's campaign in 2000
Montana Education Association Montana Federation of Teachers$200
Barnes, Nancy$100
Montana State AFL-CIO$100
Potts, Homer$100
Montana Rural Electric Cooperative Association$100
Total Raised in 2000 $2,405

1998

In 1998, a year in which Schmidt was up for re-election to House District 42, she collected $7,500 in donations.[6]

Her largest contributors in 1998were:

1996

In 2010, a year in which Schmidt ran for election to House District 42, she collected $8,616 in donations.[7]

Her largest contributors in 1996 were:

Personal

Schmidt and her husband, Dell, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Wilson (D)
Montana House of Representatives District 22
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Casey Schreiner (D)
Preceded by
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Montana State Senate District 11
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Anders Blewett (D)