Mark Blasdale, born 21 June 1976, was elected to the Montana State Legislature from the 10th District. He served in the House of Representatives during the 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2013 legislative sessions. From 2013-2015, Mark served as the Speaker of the Montana House of Representatives.
For the 2015 session, Mark was elected to the Montana State Senate, representating the 4th District. He was re-elected for the 2017 session, and he serves as a Majority Whip.
Senator Blasdale's Volga German ancestors come from the colonies of Kratzke, Dietel, and Kautz.