Virginia Court

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Virginia Court
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Montana House of Representatives, District 52
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sMontana State University-Bozeman
Personal
ProfessionSmall business owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Virginia Court is a Democratic member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 52 since 2011.

Court earned her BS in biology from Montana State University-Bozeman.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Court says on her website:[1]

I have and will continue to support and push for legislation that supports a sound economy, a good education system, and clean water and air. I believe small businesses serve as the backbone of our state’s economy by creating and providing jobs. I started and operated a successful small business in Montana for 25 years. I know firsthand what it takes to keep this vital segment of our economy strong and growing. My business experience is needed at the state legislature to make the tough decisions to get our Montana economy moving again.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Judiciary
Legislative Administration
Natural Resources, Vice Chair

2011-2012

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2011
Business and Labor
Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
Natural Resources

Elections

2012

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Court won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 52. Court ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Kassidy Olson (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Montana House of Representatives, District 52, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVirginia Court Incumbent 61.8% 2,122
     Republican Kassidy Olson 38.2% 1,313
Total Votes 3,435

2010

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Court won election to the Montana House of Representatives. Court had no opposition in the primary. She faced Bruce Reierson (R) in the November 2 general election.

Montana House of Representatives, District 52 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Virginia Court (D) 1,403
Bruce Reierson (R) 1,255

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Court was up for re-election, she collected $23,819 in donations.[4]

No contributions to his campaign were over $1,000.

Personal

Court and her husband, Jim, have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arlene Becker (D)
Montana House of Representatives District 52
2011–present
Succeeded by
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