Verdell Jackson

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Verdell Jackson
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Montana State Senate, District 5
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits8 years in any 16-year period
Prior offices
Montana House of Representatives
1998 - 2006
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Colorado, 1964
Master'sArizona State University, 1970
Personal
BirthdayApril 1, 1941
Place of birthCortez, Colorado
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Verdell Jackson (b. April 1, 1941) is a Republican member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Jackson served in the Montana House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007. He has been a member of the Republican Central Committee.

Biography

Jackson earned his B.S. from the University of Colorado in 1964, and M.A. from Arizona State University in 1970. His professional experience includes working as a business teacher at the high school and university levels, Vocational Curriculum Specialist for the State of Alaska, Superintendent at Flathead Christian School, and as a rancher.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs, Vice Chair
Energy and Telecommunications, Vice Chair
Natural Resources

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jackson served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jackson served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Jackson won re-election to the Montana State Senate, defeating Edd Blackler. He had no primary opposition.[1][2]

Montana State Senate, District 5 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Verdell Jackson (R) 6,638
Edd Blackler (D) 2,447

2006

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Jackson won election to the 5th District Seat in the Montana State Senate, defeating Ric Smith (D).[3]

Montana State Senate, District 5 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Verdell Jackson (R) 5,751
Ric Smith (D) 3,913

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jackson is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Jackson raised a total of $34,431 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 17, 2013.[4]

Verdell Jackson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana Senate, District 5 Not up for election $0
2010 Montana Senate, District 5 Won $4,825
2008 Montana Senate, District 5 Not up for election $0
2006 Montana Senate, District 5 Won $15,889
2004 Montana House, District 6 Won $4,028
2002 Montana House, District 6 Won $625
2000 Montana House, District 79 Won $750
1998 Montana House, District 79 Won $8,314
Grand Total Raised $34,431

2012

Jackson was not up for election to the Montana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Jackson raised a total of $0.
Montana State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Verdell Jackson's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$0
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Jackson won re-election to the Montana State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Jackson raised a total of $4,825.

2008

Jackson was not up for election to the Montana State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Jackson raised a total of $0.

2006

Jackson won election to the Montana State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Jackson raised a total of $15,889.

2004

Jackson won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Jackson raised a total of $4,028.

2002

Jackson won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Jackson raised a total of $625.

2000

Jackson won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Jackson raised a total of $750.

1998

Jackson won election to the Montana House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Jackson raised a total of $8,314.

Personal

Jackson and his wife, Linda, have one child.

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Montana Senate District 5
2007–present
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