Tag Archives: Greg Gianforte

Polls show Gianforte ahead of Quist

Two recent publicly-available opinion polls show Republican Greg Gianforte besting Democrat Rob Quist in the special election to replace Congressman Ryan Zinke. The latest poll was released this week by the Emerson College Polling Society. That poll shows Mr. Gianforte leading with 52%, Mr. Quist with 37% and longshot, Libertarian candidate Mark Wicks with 5%. Read More…

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Republicans unite around Gianforte for special election

Helena – On Monday night, Bozeman businessman Greg Gianforte easily secured the Republican nomination for the special election to replace Congressman Ryan Zinke. Gianforte was selected in the first round of voting securing 150.5 votes, 123 votes were needed to win the nomination. Greg Gianforte beat out six other Republican candidates, Rep. Carl Glimm, Sen. Read More…

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Medicaid Expansion Author wants Zinke Seat

Great Falls – State Senator Ed Buttrey has told Republicans that he would run for Montana’s lone congressional seat in a Special Election to replace Ryan Zinke. Mr. Buttrey, 51, was the primary driver of a bill in 2015 to expand Medicaid in Montana. The bill was panned by most Republicans and narrowly passed with Read More…

DGA Dumps in $750K for Bullock

HELENA – Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte dumped another $550,000 of personal funds into his campaign in July, raising his total to more than $1 million. And, in a related development, the Democratic Governors Association transferred $750,000 to its Montana-affiliated group last month, amping up the money in Montana’s already expensive governor’s race. Gianforte, a Read More…