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Rep. Steve Daines (R-Mont.)

  • District: Montana -- At Large
  • Residence: Bozeman
  • Born: August 20, 1962; Van Nuys, Calif.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Cindy Daines; four children
  • Education: Montana State U., B.S. 1984 (chemical engineering)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, 2008; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Kim Gillan, D, to succeed Rep. Denny Rehberg, R, who ran for Senate
  • Committee Assignments: Homeland Security (Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection & Security Technologies; Oversight and Management Efficiency); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Indian & Alaska Native Affairs; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)

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State Information: Montana -- At Large

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (MT-AL representative) Steve Daines (R) 255,468 53.2%
Kim Gillan (D) 204,939 42.7%
David Kaiser (LIBERT) 19,333 4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 42% Mitt Romney: 55%
2008 Barack Obama: 47% John McCain: 50%




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