2023 Capitol Tracker

The lawmakers, bills and votes of the 68th Montana Legislature

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Last update: 8:30 PM Feb 2, 2023
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Greg Gianforte (R)
Sen. Wendy McKamey, SD 12

Sen. Wendy McKamey

Fifth-session Republican from Great Falls

Representing Senate District 12
South Great Falls

McKamey previously served in the Montana House in 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021.

Bills sponsored

πŸ“‹ SJ 4: Provide for interim study of PERS and TRS
Wendy McKamey (R)πŸ“ƒ Bill textπŸ’΅ Fiscal note
βœ…1st Cmte.
βœ…Senate
✴️House
πŸ“‹ SB 29: Increase and Extend the PERS Supplemental Employer Contribution
βœ…1st Cmte.
βœ…Senate
✴️House
βšͺ️Gov.
πŸ“‹ SB 30: Repeal Clean Campaign Act
βœ…1st Cmte.
βœ…Senate
✴️House
βšͺ️Gov.
πŸ“‹ SB 31: Repeal Montana Ballot Interference Prevention Act
βœ…1st Cmte.
🚫Senate
βšͺ️House
βšͺ️Gov.
πŸ“‹ SB 45: Revise laws related to aging services
βœ…1st Cmte.
βœ…Senate
✴️House
βšͺ️Gov.
πŸ“‹ SB 46: Remove new industry property classification
βœ…1st Cmte.
βœ…Senate
✴️House
βšͺ️Gov.
πŸ“‹ SB 52: Revise laws related to killing of dogs harassing or injuring livestock
🚫1st Cmte.
βšͺ️Senate
βšͺ️House
βšͺ️Gov.
πŸ“‹ SB 74: Revise administrative provisions of MPERA
βœ…1st Cmte.
βœ…Senate
✴️House
βšͺ️Gov.
πŸ“‹ SB 156: Require elected county clerks to run nonpartisan
✴️1st Cmte.
βšͺ️Senate
βšͺ️House
βšͺ️Gov.
πŸ“‹ SB 174: Allow counties funding for broadband infrastructure
βœ…1st Cmte.
✴️Senate
βšͺ️House
βšͺ️Gov.
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Key bill votes

Most recent votes on bills identified as notable by MTFP staff.
McKamey (R)OutcomeRepublicansDemocratsMotion
YESY (37-12)Y (34-0)N (3-12)
SB 85 – Do Pass
YESY (34-15)Y (34-0)N (0-15)
SB 121 – Do Pass

Floor vote statistics

Calculations based on 291 Senate floor votes in 2023 involving bills.
πŸ₯‡ 95%
of votes cast on winning side
Average for Senate Republicans is 94%.
πŸ”΄ 93%
of votes cast on side taken by most Republicans
Average for Senate Republicans is 94%.
πŸ”΅ 78%
of votes cast on side taken by most Democrats
Average for Senate Republicans is 74%.
McKamey has been marked absent or excused for 0 votes. Average for Senate lawmakers is 4.0.

Committee assignments

  • Senate Taxation
  • Senate State Administration - Vice Chair
  • Senate Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation

SD 12 election results

Last in-cycle for Senate election in 2022. House seats are elected every two years, Senate seats every four.

General election vote, 2022

(R) WENDY MCKAMEY(R) 56%(D) 44%
Won by 12% (717 votes)

Party primary vote, 2022

(R) WENDY MCKAMEY(R) 65%(R) 35%
Won by 30% (676 votes)

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(R) 49%(D) 47%
Won by 2% (185 votes)

Montana Free Press coverage

MTFP legislative reporting involving McKamey.
πŸ“° 2023 Legislature
Abortion privacy bill clears major vote on Senate floor
Jan 25, 2023 β€’ Mara Silvers

About the 2023 Montana Free Press Capitol Tracker

This guide is an effort to make the quantifiable aspects of the Montana Legislature more accessible to the public by compiling information about lawmakers, proposed bills and the legislative process. This is a project of Montana Free Press, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit newsroom that aims to provide Montanans with in-depth, nonpartisan news coverage.

The information presented here is collected from a variety of sources including the Montana Legislature’s public roster and its official bill-tracking system, the Legislative Automated Workflow System, or LAWS. Reporting and web design was done primarily by MTFP Deputy Editor Eric Dietrich. Please contact him at edietrich@montanafreepress.org with bug reports, questions or suggestions.

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