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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Rep. Sue Vinton

Representing HD 56
Southeast of Billings

Vinton previously served in the House in 2019 and 2017.

HD 56 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

Ran unopposed

Party primary vote, 2020

Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)65%30%
Won by 35% (1,863 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,478 House floor votes involving bills:
94%With majority of House lawmakers
97%With majority of GOP caucus
61%With majority of Dem. caucus
Vinton has been absent or excused for 0 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HR 7: House resolution authorizing intervention in SB 140 legal proceedings
From Sue Vinton (R)Bill textFiscal note
First chamber
Out of committee
HB 32: Repeal ending fund balance limits for school district funds
Became Law
HB 33: Clarify school funding related to anticipated enrollment increases
Became Law
HB 259: Revise property and zoning laws
Before governor
HB 329: Establish the Students with Special Needs Equal Opportunity Act
Second chamber
HB 379: Revise laws for non-discriminatory rate setting in insurance
Before governor
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Committee assignments

  • House Ethics - Majority Vice Chair
  • House Appropriations
  • House Education
  • Joint Long-Range Planning

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
The financial side of school choice
HB 113 narrowly fails final House vote
Republican majority in House advances bills restricting abortion, transgender rights
Legislature to get dedicated contact tracer
Newly elected lawmakers pick leaders for 2021 session

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