JP Pomnichowski is a Montana State Senator and serves in leadership as the Democratic Minority Whip, the only woman in Senate Democratic leadership. She’s currently completing her first term in the state senate after serving three terms in Montana’s House of Representatives. Prior to her state government work, JP served in neighborhood associations, city and county boards, and in MSU’s student senate.

       She’s championed citizens’ rights, protecting public lands, our natural setting and Montana’s sporting heritage, and promoting a quality education. Her knowledge and experience make her a natural to continue her service in the Montana State Legislature.

      First elected as our Lady of the House (of Representatives), now, A Woman’s Place is in the House (and the SENATE!)

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JP Pomnichowski for Montana Senate

One of Us

Citizen and Neighbor

  • Fifth-generation, lifelong Montanan
  • Bozeman resident 32 years
  • MSU graduate and ASMSU senator
  • Firefighter/EMT for Bridger Canyon VFD
  • Bozeman Planning Board and Zoning Commission member/chair
  • MSU Bobcat Football stat crew, 29 years

As a Legislator

JP passed laws to help fellow Montanans

  • for a cancer drug donation program
  • to develop high-tech business in Montana, employing Montanans
  • to protect your personal information in state computers
  • to protect downtown Bozeman property values after the 2009 explosion/fire
  • to grant licenses to disabled hunters
  • for water quality and to protect water rights

Endorsements and Memberships

JP’s participation in, and support from, groups and organizations

  • Carol’s List, to elect Democratic women
  • League of Women Voters, member
  • Bozeman Business and Professional Women, member
  • Women in Government
  • National Conference of Environmental Legislators
  • American Association of University Women
  • National Federation of Women Legislators

Working for All Montanans

Bipartisan Support

In her ten years as a state legislator, every law that JP has passed has been with bipartisan support. For JP, it’s always about good policy, not party politics. Whatever the problem she’s trying to solve, JP works with Republicans and Democrats alike to fashion solutions.

Dedicated to Bozeman

JP serves Bozeman and Montana well. In 2009, after a natural gas explosion and fire on Main Street, JP passed a law to protect downtown property values. She’s fought for money to clean up the site of the beautiful new Bozeman Public Library, and secured funding for Montana State University.


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Quality Education

JP is a proud product of Montana public schools and a graduate of Montana State University. She’s voted for ample funding for Montana students and teachers, and for two-year colleges and the Montana University System. She serves on the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.