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Last updated 8:32 PM Mar 1, 2021

Sen. Doug Kary

Republican
Representing SD 22
Northeast Billings

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

SD 22 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

(R) DOUGLAS "DOUG" KARY(D)60%40%
Won by 21% (1,771 votes)

Party primary vote, 2018

(R) DOUGLAS "DOUG" KARY100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)59%36%
Won by 22% (2,379 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 551 Senate floor votes involving bills:
92%With majority of Senate lawmakers
96%With majority of GOP caucus
63%With majority of Dem. caucus
Kary has been absent or excused for 0 votes.
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Bills sponsored

SB 1: Revise lobbying laws to update terminology and conform lobbying definition
From Doug Kary (R)Bill text
Passed
Became Law
SR 13: Confirm Governor's appointees to the Board of Veterans' Affairs
Passed
Became Law
SR 14: Confirm Governor's appointee to the Board of Veterans' Affairs
Failed
Probably Dead
SR 15: Confirm Governor's appointees to the Facility Finance Authority
Passed
Became Law
SR 16: Confirm Governor's appointee to the Public Employee Retirement Systems Board
Passed
Became Law
SR 21: Confirm Governor appointees to the State Lottery Commission
First chamber
Tabled in committee
SR 22: Confirm Governor's appointees to the Board of Investments
Passed
Became Law
SR 23: Confirm Governor's appointees to Public Employees Retirement System Board
Failed
Probably Dead
SR 24: Confirm Governor's appointees to the Board of County Printing
First chamber
Tabled in committee
SR 25: Confirm Governor's appointees to Board of County Printing
Passed
Became Law
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Committee assignments

  • Senate Energy and Telecommunications
  • Senate Rules
  • Joint General Government
  • Senate Finance and Claims
  • Senate State Administration - Chair

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
Appointed-PSC proposal fails
2/22/21
Debating integrity
2/10/21
Public health authority debate continues
1/21/21

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