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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Sen. Carl Glimm

Representing SD 2
Columbia Falls, West Glacier, Hungry Horse

Glimm previously served in the House in 2019, 2017, 2015, and 2013.

SD 2 election results

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

General election vote, 2020

(R) CARL GLIMM(D)68%32%
Won by 37% (4,694 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

(R) CARL GLIMM(R)(R)55%29%16%
Won by 26% (1,260 votes)

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)65%31%
Won by 34% (4,435 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,373 Senate floor votes involving bills:
86%With majority of Senate lawmakers
92%With majority of GOP caucus
57%With majority of Dem. caucus
Glimm has been absent or excused for 1 votes.
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Bills sponsored

SB 163: Increase membership for the board of water well contractors
From Carl Glimm (R)Bill textFiscal note
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 164: Revise non-degradation standard for nitrates
Second chamber
On floor
SB 165: Generally revise laws related to the department of environmental quality
Second chamber
On floor
SB 215: Establish the religious freedom restoration act
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 271: Allow judicial candidates to announce endorsements
Second chamber
SB 280: Revise vital statistics laws regarding sex designation on birth certificate
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 283: Generally revise laws regarding firearms on school grounds
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 290: Prohibiting consent as a defense for physician-assisted suicide
Probably Dead
SB 300: Generally revise laws related to driver education
First chamber
In committee
SB 366: Revise judicial standards commission complaint process
Probably Dead
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Committee assignments

  • Senate Highways and Transportation
  • Joint Health and Human Services
  • Senate Public Health, Welfare and Safety
  • Senate Finance and Claims

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
Gianforte administration signals support for religious expression bill
New bill would make it harder for transgender Montanans to amend their birth certificates
‘A punch in the gut when we were already down’
Subdividing DEQ

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