Corey Stapleton

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Corey Stapleton
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Secretary of State of Montana
In office
January 2, 2017 – January 4, 2021
GovernorSteve Bullock
Preceded byLinda McCulloch
Succeeded byChristi Jacobsen
Member of the Montana Senate
from the 27th district
In office
January 2001 – January 2009
Preceded byBruce Crippen
Succeeded byGary Branae
Personal details
Born (1967-09-17) September 17, 1967 (age 55)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Terry Stapleton
EducationUnited States Naval Academy (BS)
WebsiteCampaign website

Corey Stapleton (born September 17, 1967) is an American politician. He was the Secretary of State of Montana from 2017 to 2021. He was a Republican. He was also Montana State Senator[1] who served from 2001 to 2009. He unsuccessfully ran for the United States Senate in 2014 and for Governor of Montana twice in 2012 and 2020.

Stapleton was a candidate for the United States House of Representatives from Montana in the 2020 election, losing the Republican primary to Matt Rosendale.[2]

On March 10, 2022 Stapleton announced that he was "testing the waters" for a presidential campaign in the 2024 election.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former GOP state Sen. Corey Stapleton to run for governor in 2012". Missoulian.com. July 19, 2010. Retrieved April 17, 2015.
  2. Michels, Holly K. (January 2, 2019). "Corey Stapleton to announce run for House". Missoulian. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  3. Warren, Bradley (March 10, 2022). "Corey Stapleton announcing that he is "Testing the Waters," to run for president in 2024". ABC Fox MT. Retrieved March 10, 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)