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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Rep. Tom Welch

Representing HD 72
Dillon, Lima

Welch previously served in the House in 2019 and 2017.

HD 72 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)66%31%
Won by 35% (2,196 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,471 House floor votes involving bills:
96%With majority of House lawmakers
91%With majority of GOP caucus
69%With majority of Dem. caucus
Welch has been absent or excused for 7 votes.
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Bills sponsored

HB 37: Clarify requirements for the Medicaid medically needy program
From Tom Welch (R)Bill textFiscal note
Became Law
HB 38: Establish legislative intent for home and community-based services waivers
Became Law
HB 52: Revise property tax reporting and clarifying AUM calculations
Became Law
HB 139: Revise death certificate fees to fund board of morticians and funeral services
Became Law
HB 170: Revise laws to include renewable hydrogen
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
HB 235: Create nutrition incentive program for SNAP participants
Second chamber
HB 346: Revise renewable energy laws
Before governor
HB 566: Revise guarantor exoneration law
Became Law
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Committee assignments

  • House Human Services
  • House Taxation - Majority Vice Chair

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