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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Sen. Dan Salomon

Republican
Representing SD 47
Ronan, Charlo, Arlee, Frenchtown

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

SD 47 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) DAN SALOMON(D)(L)52%43%
Won by 9% (1,065 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

(R) DAN SALOMON100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(D) COONEY(R)(L)48%47%
Won by 1% (86 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,374 Senate floor votes involving bills:
96%With majority of Senate lawmakers
92%With majority of GOP caucus
70%With majority of Dem. caucus
Salomon has been absent or excused for 0 votes.
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Bills sponsored

SB 18: Establish graduation requirements for educationally-disrupted youth
From Dan Salomon (R)Bill text
Passed
Became Law
SB 22: Clarify amount of support for state-level strengthening CTSO program
Passed
Became Law
SB 23: Eliminate state school flexibility account
Passed
Became Law
SB 24: Allow nonoperating school districts to retain oil and gas revenue
Passed
Became Law
SB 25: Revise duties of Education Interim Committee regarding MUS
Passed
Became Law
SB 28: Revise captive insurance laws relating to examinations by the commissioner
Passed
Became Law
SR 38: Confirm Governor's appointees to the Montana Arts Council
Passed
Became Law
SR 39: Confirm Governor appointees to the Montana Arts Council
Failed
Probably Dead
SR 40: Confirm Governor appointees to Montana Historical Society
Failed
Probably Dead
SR 41: Confirm Governor's appointee to the Montana Historical Society
Passed
Became Law
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Committee assignments

  • Joint Education - Majority Vice Chair
  • Senate Education and Cultural Resources - Chair
  • Senate Finance and Claims
  • Senate Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation

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