Steve Lavin (politician)

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Steve Lavin
Member of the Montana House of Representatives
from the 8 district
In office
2011 to present
Personal details
Born (1967-04-23) April 23, 1967 (age 50)
Helena, Montana
Political party Republican
Residence Kalispell, Montana
Alma mater Montana State University
Profession Montana Highway Patrol

Stephen A. (Steve) Lavin (born April 23, 1967) is a Republican member of the Montana Legislature. He was elected to House District 8[1] which represents the Kalispell, Montana area.

In February 2013, Lavin gained nationwide media attention for introducing a bill that would allow an authorized representative to vote in municipal elections on behalf of a corporation owning property in that municipality. Lavin later said that he introduced the bill at the request of a constituent. He believed the bill merely allowed non-resident property owners to vote in elections and did not realize that the bill would also allow representatives to vote on behalf of corporations. The bill died in committee. [2]

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  1. ^ Montana Legislature. "Steve Lavin". Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Celock, John (2013-02-25). "Steve Lavin, Montana Legislator, Didn't Mean To Give Corporations The Right To Vote". Huffington Post. Retrieved 8 July 2013. 

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