Capitol Tracker

Exploring the data on Montana's 2021 legislative session

A digital guide by | Support this work
HomeKey billsFind a billFind a lawmakerFind your districtWhat's upcomingHow to participate
House »
GOP-held 67-33
Senate »
GOP-held 31-19
Gov. »
Greg Gianforte (R)
Last updated 5:26 PM Jun 22, 2021

Sen. Dan Salomon

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

Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

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

Voting statistics

Of 1,905 Senate floor votes involving bills:
95%With majority of Senate lawmakers
91%With majority of GOP caucus
68%With majority of Dem. caucus
Salomon has been absent or excused for 0 votes.
Montana Free Press
Local journalists covering Montana for you.

Bills sponsored

SB 18: Establish graduation requirements for educationally-disrupted youth
From Dan Salomon (R)Bill text
SB 22: Clarify amount of support for state-level strengthening CTSO program
SB 23: Eliminate state school flexibility account
SB 24: Allow nonoperating school districts to retain oil and gas revenue
SB 25: Revise duties of Education Interim Committee regarding MUS
SB 28: Revise captive insurance laws relating to examinations by the commissioner
SR 38: Confirm Governor's appointees to the Montana Arts Council
SR 39: Confirm Governor appointees to the Montana Arts Council
SR 40: Confirm Governor appointees to Montana Historical Society
SR 41: Confirm Governor's appointee to the Montana Historical Society
Showing 10 of 23.

Committee assignments

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

More information about this guide is available here. Reach data reporter Eric Dietrich with questions, comments or bug reports for this project at

Think there's a potential news story to be done about a bill or lawmaker you see here? Tell us at




© 2021 Montana Free Press. Privacy PolicyMTFP logo