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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Sen. Mark Sweeney

Representing SD 39
Philipsburg, Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Warm Springs

Sweeney previously served in the House in 2019.

SD 39 election results

Last in-cycle for Senate election in 2020. House seats are elected every two years, Senate seats every four.

General election vote, 2020

Won by 2% (144 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

Won by 9% (321 votes)

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)49%46%
Won by 3% (309 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,356 Senate floor votes involving bills:
75%With majority of Senate lawmakers
69%With majority of GOP caucus
93%With majority of Dem. caucus
Sweeney has been absent or excused for 18 votes.
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Bills sponsored

SB 187: Increase the minimum wage
From Mark Sweeney (D)Bill textFiscal note
Probably Dead
SB 206: Revise report publication date for teacher loan forgiveness program
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 273: Generally revise laws related to agricultural equipment repair
Probably Dead
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Committee assignments

  • Senate Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs
  • Senate Education and Cultural Resources
  • Senate Energy and Telecommunications

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