Lea Whitford

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Lea Whitford
Member of the Montana House of Representatives
from the 16th district
Assumed office
January 7, 2013
Preceded by Lila Evans
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Residence Cut Bank, Montana
Alma mater Montana State University–Northern
Montana State University[1]
Profession Educator

Lea Whitford is a Democratic member of the Montana House of Representatives who currently represents the 16th District. She defeated former representative Lila Evans in 2012 by a margin of 1,823 to 935.[2]

She is a member of the Blackfeet Nation, and lives on a ranch in Cut Bank, Montana.[1] She has taught at Blackfeet Community College and Browning High School in Browning.[1]

On 10 January 2014, Whitford announced she would run in 2014 for Montana Senate, in the District 8 seat currently represented by Shannon Augare.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Incumbent Lila Evans challenged by Lea Whitord for house seat". Glacier Reporter. 17 October 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  2. ^ "2012 Unofficial General Election Results" (PDF). KSEN AM 1150. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  3. ^ McGill, John (15 January 2014). "Whitford throws her hat in the ring for new Senate District 8 seat". Glacier Reporter. Retrieved 26 March 2014.

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