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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Rep. Ross Fitzgerald

Representing HD 17
Fairfield, Choteau, Augusta, Valier, Brady

Fitzgerald previously served in the House in 2019 and 2017.

HD 17 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

Won by 57% (3,233 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)70%27%
Won by 43% (2,477 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,477 House floor votes involving bills:
97%With majority of House lawmakers
91%With majority of GOP caucus
68%With majority of Dem. caucus
Fitzgerald has been absent or excused for 1 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HB 77: Revise motor carrier laws
From Ross Fitzgerald (R)Bill textFiscal note
Became Law
HB 153: Revise professional liability insurance requirements for real estate licensees
Became Law
HB 254: Revise the wrongful discharge act
Became Law
HB 264: Revise emergency vehicle passing laws
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
HB 294: Revise fees for agricultural seed licenses
Became Law
HB 362: Clarify credit for military leave during employment
Second chamber
On floor
HB 611: Revise requirements for American flags at schools
Before governor
HB 653: Revise utilities right-of-way requests
Probably Dead
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Committee assignments

  • House Fish, Wildlife, and Parks - Chair
  • House Natural Resources
  • House Business and Labor

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