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Last updated 5:52 PM Apr 15, 2021

Sen. Bryce Bennett

Democrat
Representing SD 50
Central Missoula

Bennett previously served in the House in 2017, 2015, 2013, and 2011, as well as the Senate in 2019.

SD 50 election results

Last in-cycle for Senate election in 2018. House seats are elected every two years, Senate seats every four.

General election vote, 2018

(D) BRYCE BENNETT(R)72%28%
Won by 44% (4,997 votes)

Party primary vote, 2018

(D) BRYCE BENNETT100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(D) COONEY(R)(L)70%27%
Won by 44% (5,809 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,510 Senate floor votes involving bills:
68%With majority of Senate lawmakers
62%With majority of GOP caucus
96%With majority of Dem. caucus
Bennett has been absent or excused for 0 votes.
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Bills sponsored

SJ 17: Resolution on daylight savings time
From Bryce Bennett (D)Bill text
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 107: Extend close of regular registration until 10 days before election day
Failed
Probably Dead
SB 156: Protect drivers license private data
Governor
Before governor
SB 242: Prohibit transfer or sale of consumer GPS data without permission
Second chamber
Tabled
SB 243: Create presumption of domicile for students who join Montana National Guard
Second chamber
Passed 2nd reading vote
SB 244: Require Medicaid coverage of weight-loss reduction procedures
Failed
Probably Dead
SB 351: Revise ballot tabulation dates for counties
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
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Committee assignments

  • Senate Highways and Transportation
  • Senate Judiciary
  • Senate Rules
  • Senate State Administration - Minority Vice Chair

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
‘A punch in the gut when we were already down’
2/24/21
Debating integrity
2/10/21

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