Democratic Party supporter who was elected as the 24th Governor of Montana in 2013. He won with 87% of the total vote.
After graduating from Columbia Law School he worked as a legal counsel to the Secretary of State of Montana.
He served as the 23rd Attorney General of Montana from January 2009 until January 2013.
He married Lisa Bullock.
For George Washington University Law School, he worked as an adjunct professor.