Montana State Senate
|2 terms (8 years)|
New session started
|January 7, 2019|
President pro Tempore
Length of term
|Authority||Article V, Section 2, Montana Constitution|
|Salary||$92.64/day + per diem|
|November 6, 2018|
| November 3, 2020 |
|Redistricting||Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission|
Montana State Capitol
The Montana Senate is the upper house of the Montana Legislature, the state legislative branch of the U.S. state of Montana. The body is composed of 50 senators elected for four years.
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
|64th Legislature (2015-2016)||29||21||50||0|
|65th Legislature (2017-2018)||32||18||50||0|
|66th Legislature (2019-2020)||30||20||50||0|
|Latest voting share||60%||40%|
The leaders of the Montana Senate include:
|President of the Senate||Scott Sales||Republican|
|President pro tempore||Mark Blasdel||Republican|
|Majority Leader||Fred Thomas||Republican|
|Majority Whips||Cary Smith||Republican|
|Minority Leader||Jon Sesso||Democratic|
|Minority Whips||Jennifer Pomnichowski||Democratic|
Montana limits its State Senators to two four-year terms (8 years) in any 16-year period.
|2||Dee L. Brown||Rep||Hungry Horse||2012|
|7||Jennifer Fielder||Rep||Thompson Falls||2012|
|10||Steve Fitzpatrick||Rep||Great Falls||2016|
|11||Tom Jacobson||Dem||Great Falls||2018|
|12||Carlie Boland||Dem||Great Falls||2018|
|13||Brian Hoven||Rep||Great Falls||2014|
|19||Kenneth Bogner||Rep||Miles City||2018|
|29||David Howard||Rep||Park City||2014|
|30||John Esp||Rep||Big Timber||2018|
|42||Jill Cohenour||Dem||East Helena||2014|
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