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United States House of Representatives elections in Montana, 2012

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2012 U.S. House Elections in Montana

Primary Date
June 5, 2012

Partisan breakdownCandidates

Montana District Pages
At-Large District

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Montana's At-Large Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 5, 2012

District historyCandidates

November 6 Election Winner:
Steve Daines Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Denny Rehberg Republican Party
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Montana U.S. House Elections
At-Large District

2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2012 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Montana took place on November 6, 2012. Voters elected one candidate to serve in the U.S. House from the state's At-Large Congressional District.

Steve Daines (R) won election to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.[1]

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 12, 2012
June 5, 2012
November 6, 2012

Primary: Montana has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

Voter registration: Voters had to register to vote in the primary by February 11, 2012. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 6, 2012.[2]

See also: Montana elections, 2012

Incumbent: The contenders were battling for an open seat, as incumbent Denny Rehberg (R) was challenging current U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D) for his seat in the Senate.

Montana has a single At-Large Congressional District, which is made up of the entire state.

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

Heading into the November 6 election, the Republican Party held 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

General election candidates

Democratic Party Kim Gillan
Republican Party Steve Daines
Libertarian Party David Kaiser


General election candidates

Democratic Party Kim Gillan
Republican Party Steve DainesGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party David Kaiser

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian candidate

Race Fundraising

By the middle of May, the candidates had raised the following sums of money: [14]

Republicans
Steve Daines: $962,000
Eric Brosten: $2,000

Democrats:
Kim Gillan: $279,000
Diane Smith: $142,000
Dave Strohmaier: $117,000
Rob Stutz: $25,000
Franke Wilmer: $267,000
Sam Rankin: $25,000
Jason Ward: $18,000 [14]

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