Political party strength in Montana

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The following table indicates the party of elected officials in the U.S. state of Montana:

The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:

For years in which a presidential election was held, the table indicates which party's nominees received the state's electoral votes.

The parties are as follows:       Constitution (C),       Democratic (D),       Republican (R), and       a tie or coalition within a group of elected officials.

Year Executive offices State Legislature United States Congress Electoral College votes
Governor Lieutenant Governor Secretary of State Attorney General Auditor Supt. of Pub. Inst. State Senate State House U.S. Senator (Class I) U.S. Senator (Class II) U.S. House
1864 Sidney Edgerton (R)[1]
1865 Thomas Francis Meagher (D)[1][2]
1866 Green Clay Smith[1]
1867
1868 James Tufts (R)[1][2]
1869 James Mitchell Ashley (R)[1]
Wiley Scribner (R)[1][2]
1870 Benjamin F. Potts (R)[1]
1871
1872
1873
1874
1875
1876
1877
1878
1879
1880
1881
1882
1883 John Schuyler Crosby (R)[1]
1884 B. Platt Carpenter (R)[1]
1885 Samuel Thomas Hauser (D)[1]
1886
1887 Preston Hopkins Leslie (D)[1]
1888
1889 Benjamin F. White (R)[1]
Joseph K. Toole (D) John E. Rickards (R)
1890
1891
1892
1893 John E. Rickards (R)
1894
1895
1896
1897 Robert Burns Smith (D)
1898
1899
1900
1901 Joseph K. Toole (D)[3]
1902
1903
1904 Edwin L. Norris (D)
1905
1906
1907
1908 Edwin L. Norris (D)[4]
1909
1910
1911
1912
1913 Sam V. Stewart (D)
1914
1915
1916
1917 Sam C. Ford (R)
1918
1919
1920
1921 Joseph M. Dixon (R) Wellington D. Rankin(R)
1922
1923
1924
1925 John Edward Erickson (D)[5]
1926
1927
1928
1929
1930
1931
1932
1933 Frank Henry Cooney (D)
Frank Henry Cooney (D)[6][7]
1934
1935 Elmer Holt (D)[8]
1936
1937 Roy E. Ayers (D)
1938
1939
1940
1941 Sam C. Ford (R) John W. Bonner (D)
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949 John W. Bonner (D) Arnold Olsen (D)
1950
1951
1952
1953 J. Hugo Aronson (R) Michael J. Mansfield (D)
1954
1955
1956
1957 Forrest H. Anderson (D)
1958
1959
1960
1961 Donald Grant Nutter (R)|[7] Tim M. Babcock (R) Lee Metcalf (D)
1962 Tim M. Babcock (R)[4]
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969 Forrest H. Anderson (D) Thomas Lee Judge (D) 2D
1970
1971 1D, 1R
1972
1973 Thomas Lee Judge (D) Ted Schwinden (D)
1974
1975 2D
1976
1977 John Melcher (D) Paul G. Hatfield (D) 1D, 1R
1978 Max Baucus (D)
1979
1980
1981 Ted Schwinden (D) George Turman (D)
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989 Stan Stephens (R) Allen Kolstad (R)[9] Mike Cooney (D) Marc Racicot (R) Nancy Keenan (D) Conrad Burns (R)
1990
1991 Denny Rehberg (R)[10]
1992 Bill Clinton and Al Gore (D)
1993 Marc Racicot (R) Joseph Mazurek (D) Mark O'Keefe (D) John Patrick Williams (D)
1994
1995
1996 Bob Dole and Jack Kemp (R)
1997 Judy Martz (R) Rick Hill (R)
1998
1999
2000 George W. Bush and Dick Cheney (R)
2001 Judy Martz (R) Karl Ohs (R) Bob Brown (R) Mike McGrath (D) John Morrison (D) Linda McCulloch (D) Denny Rehberg (R)
2002
2003
2004
2005 Brian Schweitzer (D) John Bohlinger (R)[11] Brad Johnson (R) 50D, 50R[12]
2006
2007 26D, 24R 50R, 49D, 1C[13] Jon Tester (D)
2008 John McCain and Sarah Palin (R)
2009 Linda McCulloch (D) Steve Bullock (D) Monica Lindeen (D) Denise Juneau (D) 27R, 23D 50D, 50R[12]
2010
2011 28R, 22D 68R, 32D
2012 Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (R)
2013 Steve Bullock (D) John Walsh (D) Tim Fox (R) 29R, 21D 61R, 39D Steve Daines (R)
2014 Angela McLean (D) John Walsh (D)
Year Governor Lieutenant Governor Secretary of State Attorney General Auditor Supt. of Pub. Inst. State Senate State House U.S. Senator (Class I) U.S. Senator (Class II) U.S. House Electoral College votes
Executive offices State Legislature United States Congress

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Governor of Montana Territory.
  2. ^ a b c Acting.
  3. ^ Resigned due to declining health.
  4. ^ a b As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term, and was later elected in his own right.
  5. ^ Resigned so that his successor could appoint him to the United States Senate.
  6. ^ As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term.
  7. ^ a b Died in office.
  8. ^ As president of the state Senate, filled unexpired term.
  9. ^ Resigned to take a presidential appointment to the International Boundary Commission
  10. ^ Initially appointed to fill vacancy.
  11. ^ Republican elected on Democratic ticket.
  12. ^ a b Party control granted to governor's party in the event of a tied house of the legislature.
  13. ^ Constitution Party member caucusing with Republicans.

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