April 16, 2014
Resigned on Feb. 6, 2014

Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Montana
  • Residence: Helena
  • Born: December 11, 1941; Helena, Mont.
  • Religion: Protestant
  • Family: Wife, Melodee Hanes; one child
  • Education: Stanford U., A.B. 1964 (economics); Stanford U., LL.B. 1967
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Mont. House, 1973-75; U.S. House, 1975-78; U.S. Senate, 1978-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1978 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities & Markets; Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Livestock and Dairy); Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety; Oversight; Superfund, Toxics & Environmental Health; Transportation & Infrastructure - Chairman); Finance - Chairman (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Fiscal Responsibility & Economic Growth; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Joint Taxation - Vice Chairman
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State Information: Montana

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2008 general Max Baucus (D) 348,289 72.9%
Bob Kelleher (R) 129,369 27.1%
2002 general Max Baucus (D) 204,853 62.7%
Mike Taylor (R) 103,611 31.7%
Stan Jones (LIBERT) 10,420 3.2%
Bob Kelleher (GR) 7,653 2.3%
1996 general Max Baucus (D) 201,935 49.6%
Dennis Rehberg (R) 182,111 44.7%
Becky Shaw (REF) 19,276 4.7%
Stephen Heaton (NL) 4,168 1%
1990 general Max Baucus (D) 217,563 68%
Allen C. Kolstad (R) 93,836 29%
1984 general Max Baucus (D) 215,704 57%
Chuck Cozzens (R) 154,308 41%
1978 general Max Baucus (D) 160,353 56%
Larry Williams (R) 127,589 44%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 47.25% John McCain: 49.51%
2012 : 41.71% : 55.36%
2004 John Kerry: 39% George W. Bush: 59%
2000 Al Gore: 33% George W. Bush: 58%
1996 Bill Clinton: 41% Robert Dole: 44%
1992 Bill Clinton: 38% George H. W. Bush: 35%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 46% George H. W. Bush: 52%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 38% :