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Last updated 8:32 PM Mar 1, 2021

Rep. Llew Jones

Representing HD 18
Conrad, Shelby, Cut Bank

Jones previously served in the House in 2019, 2009, 2007, and 2005, as well as the Senate in 2017, 2015, 2013, and 2011.

HD 18 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

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)71%24%
Won by 47% (2,117 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 721 House floor votes involving bills:
98%With majority of House lawmakers
94%With majority of GOP caucus
74%With majority of Dem. caucus
Jones has been absent or excused for 1 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HB 1: Feed Bill to fund 67th Legislative session and prepare for 2023
From Llew Jones (R)Bill text
Became Law
HB 2: General Appropriations Act
Primary state budget bill
First chamber
In committee
HB 5: Long-Range Building Appropriations
First chamber
In committee
HB 67: Generally revise community college funding laws
Second chamber
In committee
HB 143: Provide incentives for increasing starting teacher pay
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
HB 159: Revise governor's power to spend certain unanticipated federal funds
Second chamber
On floor
HB 252: Non-refundable tax credit for employer-paid education of trade professions
Tax credits to encourage employer-funded trade education
Second chamber
In committee
HB 330: Generally revise laws related to budget stability and managing volatility
Second chamber
In committee
HB 429: Revise governor's power to suspend election laws during emergency
Second chamber
In committee
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Committee assignments

  • Joint Education
  • House Appropriations - Chair

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
Raising teacher salaries
Rules maneuvers hint at a potential hardline coup in the House

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