Published November 18, 2020

On November 18th lawmakers caucused both physically and virtually to select their leaders for the upcoming 2021 Legislative Session. The 67th Legislature will convene January 4, 2020.

Senate Leadership

President: Senator Mark Blasdel (Kalispell)
Majority Leader: Senator Cary Smith (Billings)
Minority Leader: Senator Jill Cohenour (Helena)
President Pro Tempore: Senator Jason Ellsworth (Hamilton)

Majority Whips: Senator Doug Kary (Billings); Senator Steve Fitzpatrick, (Great Falls); Senator Gordy Vance (Belgrade)
Minority Whips: Senator JP Pomnichowski (Bozeman); Senator Pat Flowers (Belgrade); Senator Diane Sands (Missoula)

House Leadership

Speaker of the House: Representative Wylie Galt (Martinsdale)
Majority Leader: Representative Sue Vinton (Billings)
Minority Leader: Representative Kim Abbott (Helena)
Speaker Pro Tempore: Representative Casey Knudsen (Malta)

Minority Caucus Chair: Representative Marilyn Marler (Missoula)
Majority Whips: Representative Seth Berglee (Joliet); Representative Dennis Lenz (Billings); Representative Lola Sheldon-Galloway (Great Falls); Representative Derek Skees (Kalispell); Representative Barry Usher (Billings)
Minority Whips: Representative Tyson Runningwolf (Browning); Representative Laurie Bishop (Livingston); Representative Derek Harvey (Butte)

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