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Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.)

(Defeated for other office)


Biography
District: At Large
Political Highlights: Mont. House, 1985-91; lieutenant governor, 1991-97; Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, 1996; U.S. House, 2001-13
Born: Oct. 5, 1955; Billings, Mont.
Residence: Billings
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Wife, Janice Lenhardt Rehberg; three children
Education: Montana State U., attended 1973-74; Washington State U., B.A. 1977
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2000 (6th term)
End of Service: Jan. 3, 2013
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Energy-Water; Labor-HHS-Education - Chairman; Legislative Branch)

Defeated by Sen. Jon Tester, D, for Senate

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalJon Tester (D) 236,12348.6
Denny Rehberg (R) 218,05144.9
Dan Cox (LIBERT) 31,8926.6
2010generalDenny Rehberg (R) 217,69660.4
Dennis McDonald (D) 121,95433.8
Mike Fellows (LIBERT) 20,6915.7
2008generalDenny Rehberg (R) 308,47064.1
John Driscoll (D) 155,93032.4
Mike Fellows (LIBERT) 16,5003.4
2006generalDenny Rehberg (R) 239,12458.9
Monica Lindeen (D) 158,91639.1
Mike Fellows (LIBERT) 8,0852.0
2004generalDenny Rehberg (R) 286,07664.4
Tracy Velazquez (D) 145,60632.8
Mike Fellows (LIBERT) 12,5482.8
2002generalDenny Rehberg (R) 214,10064.6
Steve Kelly (D) 108,23332.7
Mike Fellows (LIBERT) 8,9882.7
2000generalDenny Rehberg (R) 211,41851.5
Nancy Keenan (D) 189,97146.3
James Tikalsky (LIBERT) 9,1322.2
1996generalMax Baucus (D) 201,93549.6
Denny Rehberg (R) 182,11144.7
Becky Shaw (REF) 19,2764.7
Stephen Heaton (NL) 4,1681.0
Roll Call Vitals

40th

Montana is 40th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Denny Rehberg has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.