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Last updated 5:25 PM Apr 21, 2021

Rep. Kelly Kortum

Democrat
Representing HD 65
Northwest Bozeman

2021 is the first session Kortum has served in the Legislature.

HD 65 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

(D) KELLY KORTUM(R)61%39%
Won by 21% (2,072 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

(D) KELLY KORTUM100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(D) COONEY(R)(L)59%36%
Won by 23% (2,362 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,659 House floor votes involving bills:
62%With majority of House lawmakers
56%With majority of GOP caucus
95%With majority of Dem. caucus
Kortum has been absent or excused for 5 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HB 248: Revise the Montana primary election date
From Kelly Kortum (D)Bill textFiscal note
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 287: Provide that state pays postage for absentee ballot return
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 366: Generally revising election terminology for mail and absentee ballots
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 422: Authorize municipalities to operate broadband utilities
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 441: Revise age requirements for election judges
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 452: Permit local governments to use ranked choice voting in local elections
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 486: Providing an increase in minimum wage
Failed
Probably Dead
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Committee assignments

  • House State Administration
  • House Energy, Telecommunications, and Federal Relations
  • House Local Government

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
Debating integrity
2/10/21

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