Linda McCulloch

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Linda McCulloch
Linda McCulloch 2014.jpg
Secretary of State of Montana
Assumed office
January 5, 2009
Governor Brian Schweitzer
Steve Bullock
Preceded by Brad Johnson
Succeeded by Corey Stapleton (Elect)
Personal details
Born (1954-12-21) December 21, 1954 (age 61)
Springfield, Ohio, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Alma mater University of Montana,
Missoula
(BA, MA)

Linda McCulloch is the current secretary of state of Montana. She is the first female Secretary of the State of Montana.[1]

McCulloch is a Democrat and was elected to the office in November 2008 and took office in January 2009. She defeated Republican Brad Johnson. McCulloch previously served as state superintendent of public instruction from 2001 to 2009. She was also in the Montana House of Representatives, from 1995 to 2001.

McCulloch won re-election in 2012 for another 4 year term. In 2016, she will be ineligible to run again due to term limits.

Electoral history[edit]

Montana House of Representatives 70th District Election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda McCulloch 1,771 50.66
Republican Tim Sayles 1,725 49.34
Montana House of Representatives 70th District Election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda McCulloch (inc.) 2,689 62.48
Republican Drew Lesofski 1,486 34.53
Libertarian E. L. Bernosky 129 3.00
Montana House of Representatives 70th District Election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda McCulloch (inc.) 2,053 60.26
Republican Hal Schaible 1,354 39.74
Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Democratic Primary Election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda McCulloch 31,572 34.39
Democratic Gail Gray 31,508 34.32
Democratic Mike Schwinden 28,739 31.30
Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda McCulloch 206,941 53
Republican Elaine Sollie Herman 162,069 41
Reform Larry Foust 22,952 6
Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Democratic Primary Election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda McCulloch (inc.) 75,504 86.49
Democratic Clarence Kimm, Sr. 11,797 13.51
Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda McCulloch (inc.) 246,204 56.89
Republican Bob Anderson 186,338 43.06
Montana Secretary of State Election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda McCulloch 233,717 49.32
Republican Brad Johnson (inc.) 228,412 48.20
Constitution Sieglinde Sharbono 11,722 2.47
Montana Secretary of State Election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda McCulloch (inc.) 245,024 51.41
Republican Brad Johnson 214,976 45.10
Libertarian Roger Roots 16,622 3.49

References[edit]

  1. ^ State of Montana. "About the Montana Secretary of State". Retrieved 30 November 2012. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brad Johnson
Secretary of State of Montana
2009–present
Succeeded by
Corey Stapleton
Elect