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Last updated 8:32 PM Mar 1, 2021

Rep. David Bedey

Representing HD 86

Bedey previously served in the House in 2019.

HD 86 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

Ran unopposed

Party primary vote, 2020

(R) DAVID BEDEY(R)75%25%
Won by 51% (1,235 votes)

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)58%39%
Won by 19% (1,277 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 719 House floor votes involving bills:
99%With majority of House lawmakers
94%With majority of GOP caucus
74%With majority of Dem. caucus
Bedey has been absent or excused for 3 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HB 3: Supplemental Appropriations Bill
From David Bedey (R)Bill text
Became Law
HB 46: Revise special education funding
First chamber
Out of committee
HB 49: Revise recording fees to support county and state land information accounts
Second chamber
In committee
HB 121: Require elected official approval of local health board and officer actions
Second chamber
HB 122: Revising state disaster and emergency services and executive power
First chamber
Tabled in committee
HB 123: Revise laws regarding the stringency of local septic regulations
First chamber
Tabled in committee
HB 129: Revise the Family Education Savings Act
Second chamber
On floor
HB 130: Generally revise laws related to alternative project delivery contracts
Second chamber
On floor
HB 131: Generally revise state cabin leasing laws
Second chamber
In committee
HB 178: Revise grant dispersal procedures for county veterans' service offices
Second chamber
In committee
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Committee assignments

  • Joint Education - Chair
  • House Appropriations

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
House passes bills limiting authority of local health officials and governor
Public health authority debate continues
Lawmakers consider limiting authority of local health officials
Checking a governor’s emergency powers
Legislature to get dedicated contact tracer
Legislature announces lawmaker’s positive COVID test

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