Eric (Eric) Matthews (D-SH066)
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State Capitol 1301 East Sixth Avenue
Helena, MT 59620-8201

District Office:
1301 East Sixth Avenue
Helena, MT 59620-8201
Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2024
Committee Assignments
MemberHouse Committee on Education
MemberHouse Committee on Business and Labor
MemberHouse Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Counties Representing


Eric Matthews, a Chief Joseph Middle School teacher and Bozeman native, has filed as a Democratic candidate for the Montana Legislature, representing House District 66 in central Bozeman. Matthews was born in HD 66 and lives in the district. He's a graduate of Bozeman High School (1992) and an alumnus of Montana State University, earning two degrees from MSU. Matthews has been a teacher for 23 years, tended bar at the Haufbrau for a decade, and is a proud member of our community. Matthews has been an active leader within the school district for more than 20 years, helping to negotiate contracts for educators and facilitating contracts for classified personnel in the district. He has served as the Bozeman Education Association vice president for 6 years and in 2018, joined the board of Montana's largest workers union, MFPE (Montana Federation of Public Employees) to advocate for working Montanans. In 2021 Matthews was elected to serve as the first vice president of MFPE.