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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Sen. Gordon Vance

Representing SD 34

Vance previously served in the House in 2013, 2011, and 2009, as well as the Senate in 2019, 2017, and 2015.

SD 34 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

Won by 30% (2,920 votes)

Party primary vote, 2018

Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)59%36%
Won by 23% (3,133 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,374 Senate floor votes involving bills:
85%With majority of Senate lawmakers
90%With majority of GOP caucus
56%With majority of Dem. caucus
Vance has been absent or excused for 0 votes.
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Bills sponsored

SR 5: Confirm Governor's appointee for Director of Dept. of Transportation
From Gordon Vance (R)Bill text
Became Law
SR 9: Confirm Governor's appointees to the Transportation Commission
Became Law
SR 10: Confirm Governor's appointees to the Board of Aeronautics
Became Law
SR 11: Confirm Governor's appointee for Director of Dept. of Corrections
Became Law
SB 91: Require fiscal notes to include business impact
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 92: Disallow appointed county election administrators
Probably Dead
SB 93: Revise provisions related to poll watchers
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 234: Create the Unemployment Insurance Program Integrity Act
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 272: Generally revise Montana Information Technology Act
Second chamber
On floor
SB 335: Prohibiting certain funding to be used for state or local elections
Probably Dead
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Committee assignments

  • Senate Highways and Transportation - Chair
  • Senate Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs - Majority Vice Chair
  • Senate State Administration - Majority Vice Chair
  • Senate Taxation
  • Senate Committee on Committees - Chair

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