Mike Taylor (Montana politician)

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Mike Taylor (born June 12, 1941) is an American hairdresser, rancher, and politician.

Born in Lewistown, Fergus County, Montana, Taylor grew up in Judith Basin County, Montana. He owned a hair cutting shop and was a rancher. Taylor lived in Proctor, Montana, From 1997 to 2005, Taylor served in the Montana State Senate and was a Republican.[1][2] In 2002, Taylor ran for the United States Senate from Montana opposing the incumbent Max Baucus. Taylor withdrew from the race because of a smear campaign. He then re-entered the campaign and lost the election to Baucus.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ Montana State Legislature-Sen. Mike Taylor
  2. ^ Votesmart.org.-Mike Taylor
  3. ^ Our Campaigns.com.-Mike Taylor (Montana)
  4. ^ GOP Hopeful Gets Back in Montana Race
  5. ^ 'Montana Senator Gets a Second Wind,' The New York Times, B. Drummond Ayres, Jr., May 25, 2002
Party political offices
Preceded by
Denny Rehberg
Republican nominee for U.S. Senator from Montana
(Class 2)

Succeeded by
Robert Kelleher