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Montana Senate

Montana State Senate
Montana State Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
2 terms (8 years)
History
New session started
January 7, 2019
Leadership
Scott Sales (R)
since January 2, 2017
President pro Tempore
Mark Blasdel (R)
since January 7, 2019
Majority Leader
Fred Thomas (R)
since January 2, 2017
Minority Leader
Jon Sesso (D)
since January 5, 2015
Structure
Seats50
Current Structure of the Montana Senate
Political groups
Majority

Minority

Length of term
4 years
AuthorityArticle V, Section 2, Montana Constitution
Salary$92.64/day + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2018
(25 seats)
Next election
November 3, 2020
(25 seats)
RedistrictingMontana Districting and Apportionment Commission
Meeting place
MK01785 Montana State Capitol Senate.jpg
Senate Chamber
Montana State Capitol
Helena, Montana
Website
Montana Senate

The Montana Senate is the upper house of the Montana State Legislature, the state legislative branch of the US state of Montana. The body is composed of 50 senators. [1]

Composition of the Senate

66th Legislature - 2019-2021
Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Republican Democratic Vacant
64th Legislature (2015-2016) 29 21 50 0
65th Legislature (2017-2018) 32 18 50 0
66th Legislature (2019-2020) 30 20 50 0
Latest voting share 60% 40%

Leaders

The leaders of the Montana Senate include:[2]

Members of the Montana Senate

Montana limits its State Senators to two four-year terms (8 years) in any 16-year period.

District Senator Party Residence First elected
1 Mike Cuffe Rep Eureka 2018
2 Dee L. Brown Rep Hungry Horse 2012
3 Keith Regier Rep Kalispell 2016
4 Mark Blasdel Rep Somers 2014
5 Bob Keenan Rep Kalispell 2014
6 Albert Olszewski Rep Kalispell 2016
7 Jennifer Fielder Rep Thompson Falls 2012
8 Susan Webber Dem Browning 2018
9 Bruce Gillespie Rep Kevin 2018
10 Steve Fitzpatrick Rep Great Falls 2016
11 Tom Jacobson Dem Great Falls 2018
12 Carlie Boland Dem Great Falls 2018
13 Brian Hoven Rep Great Falls 2014
14 Russel Tempel Rep Chester 2016
15 Ryan Osmundson Rep Buffalo 2016
16 Frank Smith Dem Poplar 2016
17 Mike Lang Rep Malta 2016
18 Steve Hinebauch Rep Wibaux 2016
19 Kenneth Bogner Rep Miles City 2018
20 Duane Ankney Rep Colstrip 2014
21 Jason Small Rep Busby 2016
22 Douglas Kary Rep Billings 2014
23 Roger Webb Rep Billings 2012
24 Mary McNally Dem Billings 2014
25 Jen Gross Dem Billings 2016
26 Margaret MacDonald Dem Helena 2016
27 Cary Smith Rep Billings 2014
28 Tom Richmond Rep Billings 2016
29 David Howard Rep Park City 2014
30 John Esp Rep Big Timber 2018
31 Mike Phillips Dem Bozeman 2012
32 Pat Flowers Dem Belgrade 2018
33 Jennifer Pomnichowski Dem Bozeman 2014
34 Gordon Vance Rep Bozeman 2014
35 Scott Sales Rep Bozeman 2012
36 Jeffrey Welborn Rep Dillon 2016
37 Jon Sesso Dem Butte 2012
38 Edith McClafferty Dem Butte 2016
39 Gene Vuckovich Dem Anaconda 2010
40 Terry Gauthier Rep Helena 2016
41 Janet Ellis Dem Helena 2018
42 Jill Cohenour Dem East Helena 2014
43 Jason Ellsworth Rep Hamilton 2018
44 Fred Thomas Rep Stevensville 2012
45 Dick Barrett Dem Missoula 2012
46 Sue Malek Dem Missoula 2012
47 Daniel Salomon Rep Ronan 2016
48 Nate McConnell Dem Missoula 2018
49 Diane Sands Dem Missoula 2014
50 Bryce Bennett Dem Missoula 2018

Past composition of the Senate

See also

References

  1. ^ "About the Legislature". Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Leaders". Archived from the original on December 30, 2016. Retrieved 2017.

External links

Coordinates: 46°35?09?N 112°01?06?W / 46.58583°N 112.01833°W / 46.58583; -112.01833 (Montana state capitol)


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