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Last updated 5:26 PM Jun 22, 2021

Rep. Sara Novak

Representing HD 77
Anaconda, Philipsburg, Drummund

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

HD 77 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) SARA NOVAK(R)53%47%
Won by 6% (327 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(D) COONEY(R)(L)49%46%
Won by 3% (159 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,989 House floor votes involving bills:
71%With majority of House lawmakers
66%With majority of GOP caucus
92%With majority of Dem. caucus
Novak has been absent or excused for 13 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HJ 25: Request interim study of student debt
From Sara Novak (D)Bill text
HB 212: General revision of laws regarding general contractors
HB 469: Allow emergency funds to be used for the Emergency Management Assistance Compact
HB 604: Revise compensation of deputy sheriffs
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Committee assignments

  • House Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
  • House Education
  • House Business and Labor

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