FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12, 2022
HELENA, Mont. – Representative for House District 80 Becky Beard has been selected to fill the seat of resigning Senator Terry Gauthier of Senate District 40 in the upcoming legislative session.
Montana Republican Party Chairman Don “K” Kaltschmidt issued the following statement following Beard’s appointment:
“Now Senator Beard is respected by her legislative colleagues, the executive branch, and her constituents for her knowledge, experience, and goodwill. In the State Senate, she will be able to represent the people of Montana with her conservative background and legislative expertise. The GOP is pleased to have someone like Beard who will defend the Montana way of life. I am confident that Beard will contribute to a legislation that will lead Montana down the path of an efficient and responsive state government,” Kaltschmidt said.
A special meeting will be held to fill Beard’s House District 80 seat that is now vacant.