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62nd Legislature Demographics, 2011-2012

The following information was self-reported by legislators shortly before the 2011 legislative session, in response to a questionnaire from the Legislative Services Division. Information about age and place of birth was taken from Lawmakers of Montana: Legislative Session of 2011 (Copper Book). In some cases, legislators may have indicated more than one response, resulting in a total of more than 150, which is the total number of legislators. And some legislators did not respond to some questions, resulting in a total of less than 150.

Gender

Gender
House
Senate
Total
Female
28
8
36
Male
72
42
114
Total
100
50
150

Age

Age
House
Senate
Total
Under 25
0
0
0
25-34
11
4
15
35-44
13
5
18
45-54
19
11
30
55-64
41
16
57
65 or older
16
14
30
Total
100
50
150

Party Affiliation

Political Party
House
Senate
Total
Democrat
32
22
54
Republican
68
28
96
Total
100
50
150

Occupation

Occupation
House
Senate
Total
Arts, Sports & Media
6
3
9
Business & Finance
21
12
33
Community & Social Services
9
3
12
Construction & Extraction
5
1
6
Education
11
6
17
Farming, Ranching & Forestry
15
13
28
Government & Military
15
3
18
Health Care
3
1
4
Law
7
3
10
Protective Services
4
0
4
Sales
1
0
1
Science & Technology
4
0
4
Transportation
2
1
3
Unknown
17
10
27
Total
120
55
176

Education

Educational Level
House
Senate
Total
High school graduate
11
4
15
Some college
13
6
19
College degree
43
15
58
Some graduate work
0
0
0
Graduate degree
30
24
54
Other
1
1
2
Total
98
50
148

Race

Race
House Senate Total
American Indian
5
3
8
Asian
0
0
0
Black
0
0
0
Hispanic/Latino
0
0
0
White
86
44
130
Other
2
0
2
Total
93
47
140

Veteran Status

Status
House
Senate
Total
Military veteran
14
7
21
Non-veteran
86
43
129
Total
100
50
150

Place of Birth

Status
House
Senate
Total
In state
52
32
84
Out of state
47
18
65
Unknown
1
0
1
Total
100
49
150

 

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