11:40 a.m.: HELENA —Two national television networks – CNN and NBC – have declared Democrat Steve Bullock the winner of the Montana’s governor’s race over Republican Rick Hill and Libertarian Ron Vandevender.
HELENA — A Gazette State Poll this week shows that the Montana governor’s race remains tight, with Republican Rick Hill at 49 percent to Democrat Steve Bullock at 46 percent.
LEWISTOWN — For nearly two years — since the Monday following the November 2010 election — Rick Hill has been running for governor.
HELENA — In his low-key race for governor, Libertarian Ron Vandevender says he wants to create more jobs, encourage the formation of more agricultural cooperatives and urge the federal government to legalize hemp.
HELENA — The race for governor is about even and within the margin of error, with Democrat Steve Bullock receiving 44 percent of the likely vote to Republican Rick Hill’s 43 percent, a new Gazette State Poll taken this week shows.
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.
HELENA — Nine candidates for governor spoke at the Montana Economic Developers Association conference in Helena on Tuesday and Wednesday.
HELENA -- Some new potential candidates are surfacing for the 2012 governor's race, including Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger, a former Republican lawmaker who's considering running as a Democrat or even as an independent, and state Senate Majority Leader Jeff Essmann, R-Billings.