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OFFICE OF FRANK MURRAY 3 0864 1004 3752 7 {R^ftV 

SECRETARY OF STATE - HELENA, MONTANA 



1978 - GENERAL ELECTION - 1978 
RETURNS FOR 
LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATES 
BY DISTRICTS 



930 East tyndale Avenu« 
Helanaj Aoafaoa 59601 



NOTE 

E - Elected 



One Senator and one Representative are elected from each 
District. 



DEMOCRATIC 



Glenn Jacobsen 
Roosevelt 
Sheridan 



INDEPENDENT 



REPUBLICAN 



LEASE RETURN 



SENATE DISTRICT NO. ] 

No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 1 



306 
1,031 
1,337 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 2 



Dennis G. Nathe 
Roosevelt 279 
Sheridan 1 ,314 
1,593 



Art Lund 
Daniels 
Roosevelt 



1,033 
1,039 
2,072 



SENATE DISTRICT NO. 2 

No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 3 



Ernest Kummerfe 
Daniels 
Roosevelt 
Valley 


ldt 


E - 

99 

700 

597 

1,396 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 4 


■ Orren C. Vinger 

Daniels 135 

Roosevelt 965 

Valley 352 

1,452 


Irene R. Baker 
Valley 




E • 
1,150 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 3 


- G. C. "Jerry" Feda 
Valley 1,444 



Colleen Barnard 
Phillips 
Valley 



No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 5 



889 
463 



Paul K. Kropp 
Phillips 
Valley 



1,352 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 



1,384 

270 

1,654 



E - Francis Bardanouve 
Blaine 
Phillips 



2,268 

19 

2,287 



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SENATE DISTRICT NO. 4 



Donald W. Meyers 
Hill 



Shirley Louise Hanson 
Hill 



Danny Oberg 
Hill 



1,453 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 7 

867 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 8 

1,184 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 



E - Stan Stephens 

Hill 3,172 



E - Robert Sivertsen 

Hill 1,547 



Collyn Peklewsky 
Hill 1,057 



Beverly (Bobbi) Swank 

Chouteau 6 57 

Hill 414 

Liberty 197 



Darlene Skari 
Hill 
Liberty 



Junne Johnsrud 
Chouteau 



Robert E. Stephens 
Pondera 
Teton 
Toole 



E - Rex Manuel 
Pondera 
Teton 



Dean A. Hellinger 
Pondera 
Toole 



Clifford Stoltz 
Glacier 
Pondera 
Toole 



George R. Johnston 
Glacier 
Toole 



1,268 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 



639 
368 



10 



1,007 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 

730 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 



931 
1,635 

493 
3,059 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 11 



385 
1,833 
2,218 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 12 



E - Allen C. Kolstad 

Chouteau 2,555 

Hill 1,137 

Liberty 960 

4,652 



Dennis Iverson 
Hill 908 

Liberty 767 
1,675 



E - 



Audrey Roth 
Chouteau 



Gary Aklestad 
Pondera 
Teton 
Toole 



2,547 



1,198 
1,393 

1,254 
3,845 



Fava M. Evensen 
Pondera 226 
Teton 1,192 
1,418 



609 

792 

1,401 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 


E 
7 


- Melvin Unc 

Pondera 
Toole 

- Harold C. 

Glacier 
Pondera 
Toole 


lerdal 

918 

952 

1,870 


1,365 
282 
245 


E 


Nelson 

1,750 
533 
389 



1,892 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 



1,589 
482 



2,672 



13 



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I 



2,071 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 14 



Leo Kennerly, Jr. 
Glacier 
Pondera 



Russell Baeth 
Flathead 



Or a J. Halvorson 
Flathead 



708 
173 
881 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 8 

No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 15 

1,161 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 16 

1 

1,492 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 9 



Harriet Hayne 
Glacier 
Pondera 



429 
643 



1,072 



E - 



W. F. Bennett 
Flathead 1,295 



Robert Lewis Anderson 
Flathead 2,0 59 



Richard J. (Rick) Champoux 



E - 



Flathead 



E - Jack Brian Uhde 
Flathead 



2,280 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 17 

1,877 

L. H. "Les" Larrivee 
Flathead 86 



Matt Himsl 
Flathead 



3,046 



John K. (Jack) McDonald 
Flathead 1,173 



E - Michael H. Keedy 
Flathead 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 18 

1,781 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 10 



Lee Tower 
Flathead 



1,515 



E - Patricia E. Gesek 
Flathead 



No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 19 

1,546 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 20 



Clyde A. Turner 
Flathead 1,347 



William G. "Bill" Gwynn 
Flathead 504 

Lincoln 572 



1,076 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 11 



Aubyn A. Curtiss 
Flathead 80 5 
Lincoln 672 
1,477 



E - William F. Hafferman 

Lincoln 3,433 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 21 



William R. (Bill) Baeth 
Lincoln 1,812 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 22 



Arthur H. (Art) Shelden 
Lincoln 1 ,619 



Sam E. Silverthorn 
Sanders 



Joseph M. Magone 
Mineral 
Missoula 



Michael J. Fisher 
Lake 



Larry L. Robinson 
Lake 



SENATE DISTRICT NO. 12 

No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 23 

E 
1,173 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 24 

1,385 
1,422 
2,807 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 13 

No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 25 

I 
1,515 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 26 

I 

1,749 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 14 



Chris H. Stobie 
Sanders 2,160 



William Ray Jensen 
Lake 1,536 



Carl A. Seifert 
Lake 2,096 



John E. Manley 
Deer Lodge 
Granite 
Lewis & Clark 
Missoula 
Powell 



Joe Strakal 
Granite 
Lewis & Clark 
Missoula 
Powell 



353 

938 

542 

472 
1,795 
4,100 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 27 



677 
297 
212 

211 



1,397 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 28 



E - Verner L. Bertelsen 
Granite 511 
Lewis & Clark 402 
Missoula 3 07 
Powell 466 

1,686 






Joe Brand 
Deer Lodge 
Powell 



E - Steve Brown 

Lewis & Clark 



368 
1,489 
1,857 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 15 



3,864 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 29 



Peter M. (Mike) Meloy 
Lewis & Clark 1,983 



E - Hal Harper 

Lewis & Clark 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 30 
1,965 



Frank Dunkle 
Lewis & Clark 3,624 



Gene Donaldson 
Lewis & Clark 2,117 



Alan V. Johnson 
Lewis & Clark 1 ,546 






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SENATE DISTRICT NO. 16 



E - Jerry Metcalf 
Lewis & Clark 



JoEllen Estenson 
Lewis & Clark 



No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 31 

1,391 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 32 

1,699 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 17 



Wayne Phillips 
Lewis & Clark 1,085 



E - Barbara J. (Bobby) Spilker 
Lewis & Clark 1,773 



E - John B. Staigmiller 
Cascade 
Lewis & Clark 



E - Helen G. O'Connell 
Cascade 



Margaret S. Warden 
Cascade 



E - Richard E. Manning 
Cascade 



E - Joe Tropila 
Cascade 



E - Patrick L. Ryan 
Cascade 



E - Arlyne Reichert 
Cascade 



No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 33 

1,380 

320 

1,700 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 34 

1,604 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 18 

I 

1,984 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 3 5 

1,028 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 36 

1,180 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 19 

1,887 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 37 

985 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 3 8 



Charles H. Penwell 
Cascade 712 
Lewis & Clark 166 
878 



E - Peter J. Gilligan, Jr. 

Cascade 1,104 



Jesse A. O'Hara 
Cascade 2,175 



Jerry E. Santy 
Cascade 7 57 



Toni Bergene 
Cascade 1,118 



Greg Nelson 
Cascade 1,167 



Kay F. Sellers 
Cascade 417 



W. J. "Wally" Buscher 
Cascade 59 8 



E - Paul G. Pistoria 
Cascade 



SENATE DISTRICT NO. 20 

No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 39 

1,032 



Vernon K. Hanks 
Cascade 7 84 



John F. Kenny 
Cascade 



P. J. Gilfeather 
Cascade 



Joseph F. Shea 
Cascade 



Jacob D. Beck 
Cascade 



E - Jonas H. Rosenthal 
Cascade 



Carl J. Donovan 
Cascade 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 40 

1,007 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 21 
No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 41 

1,168 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 42 

827 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 22 

I 

715 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 43 

40 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 44 



E - 



Andrea "Andy" Hemstad 
Cascade 1,270 



E - 



E - 



Jack K. Moore 
Cascade 1,305 



Darryl Meyer 
Cascade 1,13 



Pat M. Goodover 
Cascade 1,492 



Warren O'Keefe 
Cascade 23 





E 


- Jay Fabrega 




638 




Cascade 


1,509 


SENATE DISTRICT NO. 


23 








E 


- Jack E. Gait 








Broadwater 


842 






Cascade 


703 






Golden Valley 


417 






Meagher 


748 






Musselshell 


1,359 






Wheatland 


949 



5,018 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 45 



E - Burt L. Hurwitz 

Broadwater 8 27 

Cascade 650 

Meagher 728 

2,205 



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HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 46 



Hershel M. Robbins 



Golden Valley 


277 


Musselshell 


1,132 


Wheatland 


639 



2,048 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 24 

No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 47 



J. K. "Kim" Kuzara 

Golden Valley 252 

Musselshell 735 

Wheatland 524 

1,511 



haron L. Peterson 




Fergus 


916 


Judith Basin 


604 



1,520 



Gene N. Ernst 
Fergus 919 

Judith Basin 919 
1,838 






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HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 48 



E - James M. Schultz 

Fergus 1,788 



SENATE DISTRICT NO. 25 



E • 


- Dave Manning 








Gary L. Gershmel 




Fergus 


144 






Fergus 


298 




Garfield 


363 






Garfield 


582 




McCone 


525 






McCone 


728 




Petroleum 


49 






Petroleum 


269 




Rosebud 


1,660 






Rosebud 


1,144 




Treasure 


466 
3,207 

HOUSE DISTRICT 


NO. 


49 


Treasure 


145 
3,166 


E - 


- Edward Lien 








Jerry B. Meissner 




Fergus 


169 






Fergus 


127 




Garfield 


540 






Garfield 


370 




McCone 


752 






McCone 


533 




Petroleum 


140 
1,601 

HOUSE DISTRICT 


NO. 


50 


Petroleum 


160 
1,190 


E - 


- E. N. (Ernie) 


Dassinger 






John H. Smith 






Rosebud 


1,543 






Rosebud 


1,296 




Treasure 


270 
1,813 

SENATE DISTRICT 


NO. 


26 


Treasure 


322 
1,618 



No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 51 



Carroll V. South 



Custer 


2,140 








HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 


52 




Les J. Hirsch 






Fred D. Wacker 


Custer 


1,541 




Custer 798 


Prairie 


524 




Prairie 411 




2,065 




1 ,209 




SENATE DISTRICT NO. 


27 





No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 53 



William A. "Bill" Martin 
Richland 879 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 54 



William M. (Willie) Day 



Dawson 
Richland 



1,187 

676 

1,863 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 28 



Oscar S. Kvaalen 
Richland 1,704 



Vernon C. Heinrich 
Dawson 7 85 

Richland 424 



Kenneth 


Rustad 




Carter 




358 


Dawson 




964 


Fallon 




1,013 


Wibaux 




364 



S. A. Olson 
Carter 
Dawson 
Fallon 
Wibaux 



2,699 



1,209 



237 

1,547 

660 

327 

2,771 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 55 



Gordon W. Russell 



E - L. E. (Gene) Wood 



Dawson 




1,236 

HOUSE DISTRICT 


NO. 


56 


Dawson 


1,280 


landal D. 


Hanson 






E • 


- Harold A. 


Wyrick 


Carter 




270 






Carter 


321 


Fallon 




812 






Fallon 


861 


Wibaux 




291 
1,373 

SENATE DISTRICT 


NO. 


29 


Wibaux 


340 
1,522 



No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 57 



Thomas R. Conroy 
Big Horn 



Esther G. Bengtson 
Yellowstone 



Gene Frates 
Yellowstone 



E - Pat Regan 

Yellowstone 



E - Robert Dozier 
Yellowstone 



E - Harold E. Gerke 
Yellowstone 



Roger Vanlandingham 
Yellowstone 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 58 

2,218 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 30 
No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 59 

1,889 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 60 

1,852 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 31 

2,178 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 61 

833 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 62 

908 

Steve Trenka 
Yellowstone 197 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 3 2 

No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 63 

] 

738 



Carl M. Smith 
Big Horn 
Carter 
Powder River 



503 

333 

1,086 

1,922 



Harold M. Wilmot 
Yellowstone 1,067 



Franklin (Les) Kitselman 
Yellowstone 1,831 



Craig Degenhardt 
Yellowstone 1,161 



John B. Fine 
Yellowstone 822 



Robert E. Glennen 
Yellowstone 7 30 



* 



Harrison G. Fagg 
Yellowstone 1,874 



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HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 64 



Daniel H. Henning 
Yellowstone 



Russell K. Fillner 
Yellowstone 



E - Gerald R. Kessler 
Yellowstone 



E - Thomas E. Towe 
Yellowstone 



E - Polly Holmes 
Yellowstone 



E - Herb Huennekens 
Yellowstone 



E - Chet Blaylock 
Yellowstone 



E - Wes Teague 

Yellowstone 



761 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 33 

No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 6 5 

E 
1,016 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 66 

1,445 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 34 

3,421 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 67 

1,483 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 68 

1,816 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 3 5 

2,848 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 69 

1,322 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 7 



Jack Ramirez 
Yellowstone 3,182 



E - J. Melvin "Mel" Williams 

Yellowstone 1,880 



E - Max Conover 
Carbon 
Stillwater 
Yellowstone 



Martha S. Herlevi 
Carbon 



E - Vicki Johnson 
Stillwater 
Yellowstone 



SENATE DISTRICT NO. 36 

1,655 

1,394 

610 

3,659 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 71 

I 

1 ,649 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 7 2 



1,490 

529 

2,019 



Howard C. Porter 
Yellowstone 1,860 



A. B. Guthrie 
Yellowstone 1,173 



Lou Aleksich 
Yellowstone 2,315 



Thomas E. (Tom) Hannah 
Yellowstone 1,4 29 



George W. Swords, II 
Yellowstone 9 62 



Kenneth G. Hageman 
Yellowstone 2,3 23 



Gladys A. DuMond 
Yellowstone 586 



Terence J. Keating 
Yellowstone 1,200 



L. M. (Larry) Aber 

Carbon 1,865 

Stillwater 1,296 

Yellowstone 461 

3,622 



James H. "Jim" Burnett 
Carbon 1,928 



Jean McLane 
Stillwater 1,202 
Yellowstone 563 
1,765 



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SENATE DISTRICT NO. 37 



Richard C. Parks 




Park 


2,382 


Sweet Grass 


453 



E - Dan Yardley 
Park 



E - Paul F. Boy Ian 
Gallatin 



E - John P. Scully 
Gallatin 



Donald R. Bianchi 
Gallatin 



John Vincent 
Gallatin 



Terry Murphy 
Broadwater 
Gallatin 
Jefferson 
Lewis & Clark 



Vincent D. Yannone 
Broadwater 
Jefferson 
Lewis & Clark 



Pete Story 
Park 
Sweet Grass 



2,835 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 73 



2,924 
1,064 
3,988 



E - 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 74 

1,619 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 38 

5,159 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 75 

I 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 76 

2,153 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 39 

No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 77 

I 
1,172 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 7 8 



Orval S. Ellison 
Park 1,788 

Sweet Grass 1 ,336 
3,124 



Edith E. Cox 
Park 1,464 



Robert A. Ellerd 
Gallatin 3,006 



Kenneth L. Nordtvedt, Jr. 
Gallatin 1,362 



1,970 






SENATE DISTRICT NO. 


40 






E ■ 


- Mike Anderson 


134 




Broadwater 152 


1,293 




Gallatin 1,481 


1,340 




Jefferson 1,131 


562 




Lewis & Clark 622 



3,329 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 7 9 



3,386 



Walter R. Sales 
Broadwater 106 
Gallatin 2,055 
Jefferson 142 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 80 



E - 



34 

1,059 

666 

1,759 



2,303 



Robert L. (Bob) Marks 
Broadwater 114 
Jefferson 1,283 
Lewis & Clark 608 



• 



2,005 



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SENATE DISTRICT NO. 41 
No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 81 



E - Bill Hand 

Beaverhead 



E - Mike Cooney 
Silver Bow 



E - Joe Quilici 
Silver Bow 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 82 

2,250 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 4 2 
No election in 1978 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 83 

2,642 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 84 

1,871 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 43 



E - Lawrence C. Stimatz 

Silver Bow 2,685 



E - Kathleen McBride 
Silver Bow 



Walter A. Richter 
Silver Bow 2,318 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 85 



1,989 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 86 



E - Robert J. "Bob" Pavlovich 

Silver Bow 1 ,656 



SENATE DISTRICT NO. 44 



E - John E. (Jack) Healy 

Silver Bow 3,673 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 87 



E - Fred (Fritz) Daily 

Silver Bow 2,071 



E - Dan W. Harrington 
Silver Bow 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 88 

1,701 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 45 
No election in 1978 



Kerry Keyser 
Beaverhead 526 
Madison 2 ,116 
2,642 



Earl J. (Si) Holman 
Silver Bow 4 05 



11 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 89 



E - Joe F. Kanduch, Sr. 

Deer Lodge 1,405 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 90 



E - William (Red) Menahan 



Deer Lodge 



Fritz Tossberg 
Ravalli 



E - Ken Robbins 
Ravalli 



Dennis H. Day 
Ravalli 



E - Bill Norman 
Missoula 



2,214 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 46 

I 
3,684 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 91 

2,118 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 92 

I 
1,840 

SENATE DISTRICT NO. 47 

3,239 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 93 



Elmer D. Severson 
Ravalli 4,738 



Mrs. Roy Cranmore 
Ravalli 1,723 



Bob Thoft 
Ravalli 



2,480 



Thomas Payne 
Missoula 2,886 



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E - Daniel Kemmis 
Missoula 



E - Bob Palmer 
Missoula 



E - Ann Mary Dussault 
Missoula 



E - James Azzara 
Missoula 



E - Steve Waldron 
Missoula 



James Andrew Hensel 
Missoula 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 94 

1,719 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 48 

3,549 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 95 

2,416 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 96 

1,677 
SENATE DISTRICT NO. 49 
No election in 1978 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 97 

1,462 
HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 98 

689 



Howard L. Ellis 
Missoula 2,923 



Kermit R. Schwanke 
Missoula 1,003 



Walter G. Taylor 
Missoula 847 



E - 



Fred 0. Brauer 
Missoula 667 



R. Budd Gould 
Missoula 2,049 



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SENATE DISTRICT NO. 50 



E - Fred Van Valkenburg William E. "Bill" Murray 

Missoula 3,662 Missoula 3,064 



HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 99 

George Ladanye E - Earl C. Lory 

Missoula 1,412 Missoula 2,228 

HOUSE DISTRICT NO. 100 

John M. Seeberger e - Ralph S. Eudaily 

Missoula 1,299 Missoula 2,016 



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