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Montana elections 2014

First-Term State Lawmaker Faces Hasty Campaign In Montana Senate Race

By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times For Montana Democratic state Rep. Amanda Curtis, victory this November in her state’s U.S. Senate race will be a difficult task. The first-term state lawmaker from the mountain town of Butte was selected Saturday by state Democrats as the party’s nominee in a special convention hastily assembled after U.S. […]

August 18, 2014

With John Walsh’s Exit, Montana Democrats Prepare To Select New Nominee

By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times A pair of state lawmakers and a bank-regulator-turned-rancher are set to square off Saturday in a special nominating convention to replace embattled U.S. Senator John Walsh (D-MT), as the party’s nominee this November. The convention comes after Walsh dropped his bid last week to retain the seat after allegations […]

August 13, 2014
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Poll Roundup: Are Democrats Done In Montana?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those polls in focus and provide a brief summary of some key polls. Here’s a poll roundup from […]

May 9, 2014

Midterm Poll Roundup: Can Republicans Win In New England?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will emerge on the key races that will decide who controls the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. What follows is a brief summary of some key polls from the week of March 16: New Hampshire Republicans are hoping […]

March 21, 2014

Democrat John Walsh Appointed To Finish Max Baucus’ Term In Senate

Montana governor Steve Bullock (D) has appointed Lieutenant Governor John Walsh to serve the remainder of Senator Max Baucus’ (D-MT) term, potentially giving the Democrat a leg up in the state’s crucial November Senate election. “I wanted to appoint someone who I believed would represent the values Montanans hold important,” Bullock said at the Friday […]

February 7, 2014