HELENA — Lawrence VanDyke is back on the ballot for Supreme Court justice, but he starts out at a big disadvantage in campaign fundraising in his race against Justice Mike Wheat.
CASPER, Wyo. — Sen. Mike Enzi is the top fundraiser among congressional candidates in the state in the most recent quarter.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Attorney General’s office filed a motion Wednesday to move forward unopposed to a motion that would change campaign finance laws giving third-party candidates the opportunity to raise funds during primary elections.
HELENA — Charges that state Senate Majority Leader Art Wittich broke campaign-reporting laws were filed improperly and should be dismissed, an attorney for Wittich told a state judge Monday.
MISSOULA — Detective T.J. McDermott dwarfed his opponents’ spending in this year’s race for Missoula County sheriff, exhausting over twice the amount of his closest competitor and loaning his campaign $40,000.
HELENA – Some well-heeled candidates are tapping into big bank accounts to buy ads and make appearances across Montana this week.
HELENA — Some Republican U.S. House candidates are doubling down with large personal loans to their campaigns in the closing days before the June 3 primary election, the latest Federal Election Commission reports show.
HELENA — A state lawmaker who faces possible impeachment over claims that his campaign took illegal corporate contributions has filed a constitutional challenge to the law he is accused of breaking.
Here is look at money raised by the candidates for U.S. House in Montana. Democrat John Driscoll hasn’t yet spent the $5,000 needed to file a report.
HELENA — Democratic U.S. House candidate John Lewis has raised about $300,000 since the beginning of the year.
HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines has raised more than $1.2 million so far this year in his Senate run, outpacing his likely Democratic opponent in both contributions and cash in the bank, the Republican's campaign said Friday.
The U.S. Supreme Court decisions in both McCutcheon and Citizens United placed great faith in “robust” federal campaign-finance disclosure as an antidote to the corrupting influences of political donations and expenditures.
HELENA — A state lawmaker facing a legal complaint that could result in his removal from office said Thursday he will seek another term anyway because it would be a waste of his legislative experience if he didn't run.
HELENA – U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, the leading Republican candidate for Montana’s open U.S. Senate seat, reported Monday he raised $1 million in campaign funds the last three months of 2013, pushing his campaign war chest to $1.9 million.
HELENA – State Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville, should removed from office or fined for accepting illegal campaign help from several secretive conservative groups, the state political practices commissioner said in court filings Friday.
HELENA — A target of an investigation into political “dark money” groups in Montana has fired back with a lawsuit, accusing the state’s top political cop of taking procedural steps that violate the law.
MISSOULA — The commissioner of political practices has fined a Missoula businessman $100 for violating the state's campaign finance laws for spending $1,600 on newspaper advertisements seeking to unseat Missoula County school-board trustees.
HELENA — The petition for a voter initiative to shine a light on political “dark money” in Montana is ready to gather signatures to attempt to place it on the 2014 ballot, supporters said Tuesday.
HELENA — The state is asking a federal court to dismiss former Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Hill’s amended request that it intervene in a pending complaint over a large campaign donation.
HELENA — A judge says a secretive group known for bucking campaign finance laws has to pay the state's attorney fees in one ongoing case.