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Last updated 5:25 PM Apr 21, 2021

Sen. Mike Cuffe

Republican
Representing SD 1
Troy, Libby, Eureka

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

SD 1 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

(R) MIKE CUFFE(L)83%17%
Won by 66% (5,849 votes)

Party primary vote, 2018

(R) MIKE CUFFE100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)71%26%
Won by 45% (5,278 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,592 Senate floor votes involving bills:
90%With majority of Senate lawmakers
93%With majority of GOP caucus
61%With majority of Dem. caucus
Cuffe has been absent or excused for 4 votes.
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Bills sponsored

SJ 19: Resolution to honor 75th anniversary of ending of WWII
From Mike Cuffe (R)Bill text
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SJ 21: Resolution on Columbia River Treaty
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 58: Provide fund transfer for livestock losses
Passed
Became Law
SB 125: Revise certain junk disposal laws
Passed
Became Law
SB 139: Generally revise laws relating to appointments by the governor
Failed
Probably Dead
SB 169: Generally revise voter ID laws
Requires photo ID for voter registration
Passed
Became Law
SB 262: Revise forest lands taxation advisory committee
Passed
Became Law
SB 263: Revise forest lands property taxes and rates
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 276: Eliminate secretary of state's microfilm requirements
Passed
Became Law
SB 324: Repeal administrative rules related to selenium
Failed
Probably Dead
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Committee assignments

  • Joint Long-Range Planning - Majority Vice Chair
  • Senate Energy and Telecommunications
  • Senate Finance and Claims - Majority Vice Chair
  • Senate State Administration

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
House forwards contentious voter ID bill
3/26/21
Debating integrity
2/10/21
Same-day voter registration debated
1/21/21
Lawmakers anxious, excited ahead of 2021 session
12/30/20

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