Members of the Montana House of Representatives serve 2 year terms creating and ratifying state laws and regulations. Their work closely mirrors that of legislators in the U.S. House of Representatives only on a smaller, state level. State representatives debate, vote on bills and work in committees. The Montana Constitution dictates that the legislature meet in regular session for no longer than 90 days in each odd-numbered year. The primary work of the legislature is to pass a balanced biennial budget which must then be approved by the Governor. If the Governor vetoes a bill, the legislature may override the veto by a two-thirds vote.
Elections for the office of Montana House of Representatives will take place in 2020. The general election will be held on November 3, 2020. A primary is scheduled for June 2, 2020. The filing deadline is March 9, 2020.