Tim Fox (politician)

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Tim Fox
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24th Attorney General of Montana
Assumed office
January 7, 2013
GovernorSteve Bullock
Preceded bySteve Bullock
Personal details
Timothy Charles Fox

(1957-08-22) August 22, 1957 (age 61)
Hardin, Montana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Karen Wagner
EducationUniversity of Montana,
(BS, JD)

Timothy Charles Fox (born August 22, 1957) is an American lawyer and Republican politician. He is the current Attorney General of Montana, elected in 2012. He is a candidate for Governor of Montana in the 2020 election.

Early life and education[edit]

Fox was born in Hardin, Montana. He graduated from the University of Montana with degrees in geology (1981) and law (1987).

Legal career[edit]

Prior to his election as Attorney General, he practiced law in Montana in a series of private and government roles.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to the former Karen Wagner and has four children.

Electoral history[edit]

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Montana Attorney General Republican Primary, 2008Republican win Tim FoxRepublican43,66256.6
Lee Bruner Republican33,42443.4
Montana Attorney General Election, 2008Democratic hold Steve BullockDemocratic245,66952.6
Tim Fox Republican220,99247.4
Montana Attorney General Republican Primary, 2012Republican win Tim FoxRepublican70,23957.8
Jim Shockley Republican51,34342.2
Montana Attorney General Election, 2012Republican gain from Democratic Tim FoxRepublican252,91653.7
Pam Bucy Democratic218,22846.3
Attorney General Republican Primary, 2016Republican win Tim FoxRepublicanunopposed
Montana Attorney General Election, 2016Republican hold Tim FoxRepublican332,76667.67
Larry Jent Democratic158,97032.33


Legal offices
Preceded by
Steve Bullock
Attorney General of Montana