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Last updated 5:26 PM Jun 22, 2021

Rep. Frank Smith

Representing HD 31
Poplar, Fort Peck, Wolf Point

Smith previously served in the House in 2011, 2003, 2001, and 1999, as well as the Senate in 2019, 2017, 2007, and 2005.

HD 31 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

Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(D) COONEY(R)(L)56%40%
Won by 16% (590 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,969 House floor votes involving bills:
65%With majority of House lawmakers
60%With majority of GOP caucus
90%With majority of Dem. caucus
Smith has been absent or excused for 33 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HB 34: Revise statutes to reflect federal recognition of Little Shell tribe
From Frank Smith (D)Bill text
HB 109: Provide for primary enforcement of seatbelt laws
HB 324: Generally revise certain labeling laws
HB 354: Revise laws regarding driving while intoxicated costs
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Committee assignments

  • House State Administration
  • House Agriculture
  • House Transportation - Minority Vice Chair

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