Steve Bullock

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Steve Bullock
Steve Bullock by Gage Skidmore.jpg
24th Governor of Montana
Assumed office
January 7, 2013
LieutenantJohn Walsh (2013–2014)
Angela McLean (2014–present)
Preceded byBrian Schweitzer
23rd Attorney General of Montana
In office
January 5, 2009 – January 7, 2013
GovernorBrian Schweitzer
Preceded byMike McGrath
Succeeded byTimothy Fox
Personal details
Born (1966-04-11) April 11, 1966 (age 53)
Missoula, Montana, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Lisa Bullock
ResidenceGovernor's Residence
Alma materClaremont McKenna College
Columbia Law School

Steve Bullock (born April 11, 1966) is an American politician. In 2013, he became the Governor of Montana.[1]

Bullock was born in Missoula, Montana. He graduated from Claremont McKenna College and Columbia Law School. He was a professor at the George Washington University Law School before opening his own law firm upon returning to Montana. In 2008, Bullock was elected Attorney General of Montana, and was the state's attorney general from 2009 to 2013.

In 2012, he beat Republican nominee Rick Hill in the 2012 gubernatorial general election with 48% of the vote. In 2016, Bullock won re-election with 50.2% of the vote, beating Republican nominee Greg Gianforte.[2][3]

Bullock has chaired the National Governors Association since 2018.[4][5] On May 14, 2019, Bullock announced his candidacy for President of the United States in 2020.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Brammer, Jack (2008-04-26). "Beshear to Split Diverse Cabinet; New One Is Energy and Environment". Lexington Herald-Leader.
  2. "Why I left Elizabeth Warren off my 2020 presidential list (and why I was wrong)". Washington Post. Retrieved May 24, 2017.
  3. Egan, Timothy (December 23, 2016). "Red State Hope for Democratic Blues". Retrieved May 24, 2017 – via NYTimes.com.
  4. State of Montana. "Governor Steve Bullock". Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  5. Beth Hanson, Amy (July 16, 2018). "Bullock Outlines Jobs Initiative for Governors Association". Flathead Beacon. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  6. "Steve Bullock on Twitter".

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