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Last updated 5:52 PM Apr 15, 2021

Rep. Scot Kerns

Republican
Representing HD 23
South side of Great Falls

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

HD 23 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

(R) SCOT KERNS(D)51%49%
Won by 3% (107 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

(R) SCOT KERNS100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)49%47%
Won by 2% (80 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,567 House floor votes involving bills:
90%With majority of House lawmakers
95%With majority of GOP caucus
56%With majority of Dem. caucus
Kerns has been absent or excused for 2 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HR 6: Resolution opposing MUS requiring COVID vaccination
From Scot Kerns (R)Bill text
First chamber
Tabled in committee
HB 160: Free hunting/fishing for service members/veterans with 50% disability rating
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 175: Generally revising consumer good repair laws
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 185: Revise laws related to basic instructional program in high schools
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 186: Generally revise laws related to teacher certification
Second chamber
Tabled
HB 355: Require partisan elections for state, district, local judges
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 408: Generally revise mental health laws
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 420: Revise bicycle laws
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 434: Revising gambling law relating to shake-a-day
Failed
Probably Dead
HB 436: Generally revise firearms laws
Second chamber
Tabled
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Committee assignments

  • House Taxation
  • House Local Government
  • House Education

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
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2/8/21

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