Tim Fox (politician)

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Tim Fox
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24th Attorney General of Montana
Assumed office
January 7, 2013
Governor Steve Bullock
Preceded by Steve Bullock
Personal details
Born Timothy Charles Fox
(1957-08-22) August 22, 1957 (age 60)
Hardin, Montana, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Karen Wagner
Children 4
Education University of Montana,
Missoula
(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.

Fox was born in Hardin, Montana. He graduated from the University of Montana with degrees in geology (1981) and law (1987). Prior to his election as Attorney General, he practiced law in Montana in a series of private and government roles.

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, 2008 Republican win Tim Fox Republican 43,662 56.6
Lee Bruner Republican 33,424 43.4
Montana Attorney General Election, 2008 Democratic hold Steve Bullock Democratic 245,669 52.6
Tim Fox Republican 220,992 47.4
Montana Attorney General Republican Primary, 2012 Republican win Tim Fox Republican 70,239 57.8
Jim Shockley Republican 51,343 42.2
Montana Attorney General Election, 2012 Republican gain from Democratic Tim Fox Republican 252,916 53.7
Pam Bucy Democratic 218,228 46.3
Attorney General Republican Primary, 2016 Republican win Tim Fox Republican unopposed
Montana Attorney General Election, 2016 Republican hold Tim Fox Republican 332,766 67.67
Larry Jent Democratic 158,970 32.33

References[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Steve Bullock
Attorney General of Montana
2013–present
Incumbent