|Montana House of Representatives, District 3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Columbia Falls High School|
|Bachelor's||University of Notre Dame, 2001|
Perry earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2001. His professional experience includes managing his family's vacation rental in the summer and substitute teaching at Columbia Falls High School for the remainder of the year.
Perry's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Presently, our property taxes are based on valuations made every 6 years. I think these assessments need to be made more frequently to more accurately reflect market value.
I believe we need to place a 2% limit on property tax increases. There are too many instances in House District 3 where people are being taxed right out of their homes and off their property. Those especially vulnerable are older residents who survive on a fixed income.
We need to understand that education is the bedrock upon which Democracy is built.
Let’s ensure a quality and accountable system of education at all levels that protects homeowners and small businesses from increases in property taxes.
Guarantee that research and development helps Montana’s businesses, workers and industries
Though we have a bully prevention program in place (OLWEUS) in our schools, we need to establish a state policy to address cyber bullying.
Improve access to quality, affordable health care
Help small businesses offer affordable health insurance
Support the Children’s Healthcare Insurance Program (CHIP)
Make prescription drugs affordable
Preserve Montana’s Outdoor Heritage
Guarantee access to public lands
Protect Montana’s hunting and fishing heritage
Protect our Second Amendment rights
Preserve and protect our stream access laws
Build A Secure Energy Future
Pursue additional clean and renewable energy resources that create jobs
Promote energy conservation in government, schools, universities and homes
Enact sensible energy policies that provide affordable, reliable energy to all consumers, small business owners, farmers and ranchers
Living within our means and setting money aside for the future
Manage taxpayer money the same way hard-working Montanans handle their household finances
Protect Our SeniorsStrengthen laws that target those attempting to take advantage of vulnerable seniors
Elections for the office of Montana House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 10, 2014; minor party and independent candidates had until June 2, 2014, to file. Zac Perry was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Jerry O'Neil was unopposed in the Republican primary. O'Neil faces Perry in the general election. Chris Colvin is running as a Libertarian candidate.
Perry ran in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 3. Perry ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and was defeated by incumbent Jerry O'Neil (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana House of Representatives, District 3, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jerry O'Neil Incumbent||51.1%||2,333|
Perry ran in the 2010 election for District 3 of the Montana House of Representatives. Perry had no opposition in the primary. He faced Jerry O'Neil (R), Shawn Bailey (C), and Shawn Guymon (I) in the November 2 general election.
Perry is a musician who plays guitar and sings in a local choir.
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- Campaign blog
- Campaign Facebook page
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Zac Perry for House District 3, "About," accessed October 11, 2012
- Zac Perry for House District 3, "On The Issues," accessed October 11, 2012
- Montana Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Filing List: Legislative," accessed April 9, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2012 Legislative General Election Canvass," accessed February 13, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2012 Legislative Primary Election Canvass," accessed February 13, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2010 Legislative General Election Canvass," accessed March 8, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "Legislative Primary Canvass - June 08, 2010," accessed March 8, 2014
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