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Bullock, Hill win governor primaries

Bullock, Hill win governor primaries

HELENA -- Democratic Attorney General Steve Bullock coasted to an easy victory Tuesday in the Democratic primary for governor, and former U.S. Rep. Rick Hill racked up a decisive win in the seven-candidate Republican field to set up a November matchup between the two Helena men.

June 05, 2012 10:21 pm Photos

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7 vie to be GOP nominee for governor in Tuesday primary

7 vie to be GOP nominee for governor in Tuesday primary

HELENA — Disagreeing on few issues, the seven Republican candidates for governor have been running low-key, friendly campaigns until the race recently escalated with an attack on former U.S. Rep. Rick Hill, the presumed frontrunner.

June 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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6 governor candidates list campaign endorsements

HELENA — Six of the nine candidates for governor have provided a list of five individuals, groups or a combination that have endorsed them.

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Guest opinion: Agri-business experience brought opportunities to state

I’m Jim O’Hara, I am running for governor. Most of my years I spent in production agriculture. I have a diverse background in farming and ranching, working at several different fields within agriculture. I spent several seasons as a crop duster, as well as trying my hand at organic farming, …

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GOP governor candidates support right-to-work and nullification of federal laws; Dems disagree

HELENA -- Montana's nine major candidates for governor differed mostly along party lines on whether Montana needs a right-to-work law and whether the state has the power to nullify federal laws with which it disagrees.

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Most governor candidates favor death penalty, oppose abortion and gay marriage

Most governor candidates favor death penalty, oppose abortion and gay marriage

HELENA -- All seven Republican candidates for governor are opposed to and most want to restrict abortion, while the two Democrats support a woman's right to have an abortion.

May 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Governor hopefuls split by party on Schweitzer health clinic plans

HELENA — Most Republican candidates for governor are opposed to Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer's plan to set up a low-cost health clinic in Helena to serve state employees, while Democratic candidates back the idea.

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Candidates for governor weigh in on natural resources

Candidates for governor weigh in on natural resources

HELENA — All seven Republican gubernatorial candidates want to streamline Montana’s regulatory process and remove barriers they believe are slowing natural-resource development.

April 29, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Governor candidates want to change taxes

Governor candidates want to change taxes

HELENA -- All nine major candidates for governor support changing Montana's tax structure, but their solutions vary widely.

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Governor candidates have mixed views on pensions, bonding and pay hikes

Governor candidates have mixed views on pensions, bonding and pay hikes

HELENA -- The nine major candidates for governor are divided over how to fix Montana's huge potential pension deficit.

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GOP candidates back insurance industry stands

GOP candidates back insurance industry stands

HELENA — The Republican candidates for governor did little to separate themselves from each other Thursday as they all endorsed insurance industry positions at a debate sponsored by an industry group.

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Bullock, Hill lead campaign money chase

Bullock, Hill lead campaign money chase

HELENA -- Attorney General Steve Bullock registered another strong fundraising reporting period in his race for governor, reeling in more than $105,000 in the past month to top all of his rivals.

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GOP candidates for governor push for June 5 primary win

HELENA — All seven Republican candidates for governor agree on the need to cut government red tape to simplify the state’s regulatory process for energy and natural resource projects.

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Bullock, Hill still lead governor fundraising

Bullock, Hill still lead governor fundraising

HELENA — Front-runners Democrat Steve Bullock and Republican Rick Hill continue to reel in the most money in their races for governor, the latest campaign finance reports show.

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Candidates race to meet filing deadline for statewide office

Candidates race to meet filing deadline for statewide office

HELENA — Dozens of candidates slipped in under the filing-deadline wire Monday, the final day to become a candidate in Montana's 2012 election —including six people running for an open governor's seat.

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GOP governor candidates square off in Billings

GOP governor candidates square off in Billings

Environmental lawsuits and excessive regulations have hamstrung Montana's economy, the state's seven Republican candidates for governor agreed Thursday.

February 09, 2012 9:45 pm Photos

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O'Hara picks retired MHP officer as running mate

O'Hara picks retired MHP officer as running mate

HELENA — Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim O’Hara said Tuesday that he has picked former Montana Highway Patrol trooper Scott Swingley of Helena as his running mate.

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Sign-making candidate on CBS news Friday

HELENA — On Friday night, "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" will have a feature on Jim O'Hara, the Montana candidate from governor, who has painted and erected 70 large billboards statewide.

February 02, 2012 7:02 pmLoading…
Horse sense: A deeper look at governor candidates' finances

Horse sense: A deeper look at governor candidates' finances

HELENA -- Once candidates file their campaign finance reports, the documents are scrutinized like a doctor examining a patient.

January 07, 2012 9:45 pmLoading…
Bullock has raised most in governor's race; Hill tops GOP field

Bullock has raised most in governor's race; Hill tops GOP field

HELENA -- Attorney General Steve Bullock, a Democrat, continues to top all candidates in the 2012 governor's race in total money raised in the campaign.

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