Officially, the record shows that 20,000 Yellowstone County residents had already voted by Tuesday. But County Elections Administrator Bret Rutherford knows the number was a few thousand ballots off.
HELENA — In western Montana’s sprawling House District 92, Democratic candidate Dave Strohmaier says he’s knocked on doors from East Missoula to Condon, halfway up the Seeley-Swan Valley.
Because she lives across the street from Pioneer Park, Mary Ann Weber sees her share of late-night drunks and rabble-rousers, but the ones she shooed from her lawn the other weekend were unusual. They were well-dressed, plain spoken and seemed to be on a mission.
Democrat Amanda Curtis said she’s hopeful U.S. Senate opponent Republican Steve Daines can agree to at least a few debates.
HELENA — State Democrats Saturday chose state Rep. Amanda Curtis, of Butte, as their new U.S. Senate candidate, putting the largely untested, freshman lawmaker up against Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines just 80 days before the election.
Follow along live as Montana Democrats meet to decide who should replace John Walsh on the ballot as the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in the November election.
HELENA — In the run-up to Saturday’s Democratic Party convention that will choose a U.S. Senate candidate to replace Sen. John Walsh, supporters of Rep. Amanda Curtis have been bashing her main opponent, Wilsall rancher Dirk Adams.
The Democrats have not developed the next generation of up-and-comers in the party well enough. If the Democrats want to stay competitive, they must be more prepared for the big races when the time comes.
HELENA — The Montana Democratic Party has scheduled a nominating convention to choose a new U.S. Senate candidate for Aug. 16 in Helena.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Democratic Party leadership discouraged registered Democrats from voting in the Aug. 19 Republican primary, saying moderates in the GOP need to stand up to the extreme right wing on their own.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar accused Gov. Matt Mead of changing his stance on Medicaid expansion from opposing it to warming up to it.
BUTTE — Conventional wisdom says 2014 looks like a rough political year for Democrats in Montana, but party stalwarts see a bright spot beckoning: Their chances for making gains this election at the state Legislature, particularly the state Senate.
BUTTE — Congressional candidate John Lewis had some frank words for fellow Montana Democrats at this weekend’s party convention, saying they have a steep hill to climb if they hope to succeed in November elections.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.
John Lewis speaks at the 28th Annual Truman Dinner hosted by the Yellowstone County Democratic Party on Friday at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.
U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger addresses the attendees of the 28th Annual Truman Dinner hosted by the Yellowstone County Democratic Party on Friday at the Billings Hotel Conference Center.
Gov. Steve Bullock addresses attendees of the 28th Annual Truman Dinner hosted by the Yellowstone County Democratic Party on Friday at the Billings Hotel Conference Center.
Sen. John Walsh addresses the crowd at the 28th Annual Truman Dinner hosted by the Yellowstone County Democratic Party on Friday at the Billings Hotel.
Lt. Gov. Angela McLean laughs during a fundraising game at the Truman Dinner on Friday night.
Lt. Gov. Angela McLean high-fives a table mate during a fundraising game at the Truman Dinner at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center on Friday night.