Montana State Profile

Election Schedule

Presidential/State Primary:2016-6-7

Election Vitals

Governor:Steve Bullock (D) re-election 2016
Senator:Steve Daines (R) re-election 2020
Senator:Jon Tester (D) re-election 2018

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 45.4%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 52.8%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 32.4%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 56.8%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 38.2%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 60.5%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 46.2%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 52.1%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 37.6%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 35.1%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 41.2%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 44.1%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 33.4%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 58.4%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 38.6%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 59.1%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 47.2%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 49.6%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 41.7%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 55.4%

Previous Election Results, other races

1996 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Marc Racicot Republican 320,768 79.2%
Judy Jacobson Democratic 84,407 20.8%
1996 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chet Blaylock Democratic 55,120 74.6%
Bob Kelleher Democratic 18,761 25.4%
1996 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Marc Racicot Republican 92,644 76.4%
Rob Natelson Republican 28,672 23.6%
1996 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Max Baucus Democratic 201,935 49.6%
Dennis Rehberg Republican 182,111 44.7%
Becky Shaw Reform 19,276 4.7%
Stephen Heaton Natural law 4,168 1.0%
1996 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dennis Rehberg Republican 82,158 73.8%
Ed Borcherdt Republican 14,670 13.2%
John McDonald Republican 14,485 13.0%
2000 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Judy Martz Republican 209,135 51.0%
Mark O'Keefe Democratic 193,131 47.1%
Stan Jones Libertarian 7,926 1.9%
2000 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark O'Keefe Democratic 46,294 48.0%
Joseph Mazurek Democratic 34,385 35.7%
Mike Cooney Democratic 15,677 16.3%
2000 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Judy Martz Republican 64,278 56.9%
Rob Natelson Republican 48,738 43.1%
2000 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Conrad Burns Republican 208,082 50.6%
Brian Schweitzer Democratic 194,430 47.2%
Gary Lee Reform 9,089 2.2%
2000 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brian Schweitzer Democratic 59,189 66.2%
John Driscoll Democratic 30,242 33.8%
2002 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Max Baucus Democratic 204,853 62.7%
Mike Taylor Republican 103,611 31.7%
Stan Jones Libertarian 10,420 3.2%
Bob Kelleher Green 7,653 2.3%
2002 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Taylor Republican 48,169 60.2%
Bradley Johnson Republican 14,252 17.8%
John McDonald Republican 10,116 12.6%
Melvin Hanson Republican 7,536 9.4%
2004 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brian Schweitzer Democratic 225,016 50.4%
Bob Brown Republican 205,313 46.0%
Bob Kelleher Green 8,393 1.9%
Stan Jones Libertarian 7,424 1.7%
2004 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brian Schweitzer Democratic 68,738 72.5%
John Vincent Democratic 26,057 27.5%
2004 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Brown Republican 43,145 39.2%
Pat Davison Republican 25,319 23.0%
Ken Miller Republican 24,313 22.1%
Tom Keating Republican 17,421 15.8%
2006 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jon Tester Democratic 199,845 49.2%
Conrad Burns Republican 196,283 48.3%
Stan Jones Libertarian 10,377 2.6%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jon Tester Democratic 65,757 60.8%
John Morrison Democratic 38,394 35.5%
Paul Richards Democratic 1,636 1.5%
Robert Candee Democratic 1,471 1.4%
Kenneth Marcure Democratic 940 0.9%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Conrad Burns Republican 70,434 72.3%
Bob Keenan Republican 21,754 22.3%
Bob Kelleher Republican 4,082 4.2%
Daniel Huffman Republican 1,203 1.2%
2008 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brian Schweitzer Democratic 319,625 65.4%
Roy Brown Republican 159,000 32.5%
Stan Jones Libertarian 9,941 2.0%
2008 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Brian SCHWEITZER Democratic 159,820 91.3%
William FISCHER Democratic 9,865 5.6%
Donald POGREBA Democratic 5,358 3.1%
2008 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Roy Brown Republican 65,883 80.8%
Larry STEELE Republican 15,643 19.2%
2008 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Max Baucus Democratic 349,394 72.9%
Bob Kelleher Republican 129,972 27.1%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Max Baucus Democratic 165,050 100.0%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Kelleher Republican 26,936 36.3%
Michael Lange Republican 17,044 23.0%
Kirk Bushman Republican 15,507 20.9%
Patty Lovaas Republican 7,632 10.3%
Anton Pearson Republican 4,257 5.7%
Shay Garnett Republican 2,788 3.8%
2012 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Steve Bullock Democratic 236,450 48.9%
Rick Hill Republican 228,879 47.3%
Ron Vandevender Libertarian 18,160 3.8%
2012 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Steve Bullock Democratic 76,738 86.6%
Heather Margolis Democratic 11,823 13.4%
2012 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rick Hill Republican 46,802 34.4%
Corey Stapleton Republican 24,661 18.1%
Ken Miller Republican 24,496 18.0%
Jim O'Hara Republican 16,653 12.2%
Neil Livingstone Republican 12,038 8.8%
Jim Lynch Republican 8,323 6.1%
Bob Fanning Republican 3,087 2.3%
2012 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jon Tester Democratic 236,123 48.6%
Denny Rehberg Republican 218,051 44.9%
Dan Cox Libertarian 31,892 6.6%
2012 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jon Tester Democratic 88,720 100.0%
2012 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Denny Rehberg Republican 105,632 76.2%
Dennis Teske Republican 33,079 23.8%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Steve Daines Republican 213,709 57.8%
Amanda Curtis Democratic 148,184 40.1%
Roger Roots Libertarian 7,933 2.1%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Walsh Democratic 48,665 64.0%
John Bohlinger Democratic 17,187 22.6%
Dirk Adams Democratic 10,139 13.3%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Steve Daines Republican 110,565 83.4%
Susan Cundiff Republican 11,909 9.0%
Champ Edmunds Republican 10,151 7.7%

State Demographics

Population 1,005,141
Percentage White 89.2%
Percentage Black 0.4%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 6.5%
Percentage Asian 0.6%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.6%
Percentage Other Race 0.6%
 
Percentage Hispanic 3.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 87.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 0.3%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.3%
 
Median Household Income $45,076
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 42.5%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 15.5%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 9.0%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 21.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 66.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 1.3%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 15.8%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 48.0%
Percentage with a College Degree 29.4%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 36.5%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 22.4%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 9.6%
 
Unemployment rate 4.1%
Unemployment figures as of 2015-10
Unemployment Monthly Change 0.0%
 
Percentage Married Couples 50.3%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 17.9%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 12:16am May 26, 2017