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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Rep. Barry Usher

Republican
Representing HD 40
Roundup, Meltsone, Broadview, Shepherd

Usher previously served in the House in 2019 and 2017.

HD 40 election results

Last in-cycle for House election in 2020. House seats are elected every two years, Senate seats every four.

General election vote, 2020

(R) BARRY USHER(D)81%19%
Won by 62% (3,663 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

(R) BARRY USHER100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)77%19%
Won by 58% (4,148 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,473 House floor votes involving bills:
89%With majority of House lawmakers
94%With majority of GOP caucus
57%With majority of Dem. caucus
Usher has been absent or excused for 5 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HR 5: House resolution on dress decorum
From Barry Usher (R)Bill text
Passed
Became Law
HJ 34: Study of pretrial and presentence diversion programs
First chamber
In committee
HB 73: Generally revise laws related to the criminal justice oversight council
Second chamber
In committee
HB 325: Elect supreme court justices by districts
Second chamber
On floor
HB 326: Generally revise bicycle laws
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 333: Generally revise laws related to sexual and violent offenders
Reconciliation
In reconciliation
HB 383: Revise laws regarding three-wheeled motorcycles
Governor
Before governor
HB 445: Generally revise automobile franchise laws
Second chamber
On floor
HB 539: Generally revise laws related to county attorneys
Reconciliation
In reconciliation
HB 696: Generally revise crisis intervention training laws
Second chamber
In committee
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Committee assignments

  • House Judiciary - Chair
  • House Rules
  • House Legislative Administration
  • House Transportation

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
A court divided?
3/26/21
This week in Helena, Feb. 8-12
2/12/21
Lawmakers make another push to ban ‘sanctuary cities’
1/26/21
House committee hears emotional arguments on transgender bills
1/18/21
Making it right with the wrongfully convicted
1/15/21

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