Election 2020

Gianforte at a campaign event during his run for governor on October 11, 2019.
Kayla Desroches / Yellowstone Public Radio News

Republican Representative Greg Gianforte was in Billings today to hold a campaign event in his bid for governor.

Gianforte at a campaign event during his run for governor on October 11
Kayla Desroches / Yellowstone Public Radio


Montana’s lone voice in the U.S. House says focused efforts on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump are “misplaced.”

Tester To Hold Sixth Town Hall In Livingston

Oct 10, 2019
A potrait of Jon Tester

Montana Senator Jon Tester will hold a public town hall in Livingston Friday morning.

State Sen. and Republican gubernatorial candidate Albert Olszewski picked a running mate yesterday for his bid to win the party’s nomination in 2020. Olszewski is tapping fellow state Senator Republican Kenneth Bogner of Miles City.

About two dozen people peppered Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) with questions at a town hall event in Billings September 3.
Nicky Ouellet / Yellowstone Public Radio

Montanans posed questions about the impeachment inquiry, improving rural healthcare and the latest news on trade negotiations to Democratic Senator Jon Tester at a face-to-face town hall in Billings Thursday.

Montana Governor Steve Bullock sits in front of campaign signs.
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Governor Steve Bullock has once again failed to qualify for the primary debate stage in his bid for the presidency.

After not qualifying for the third Democratic Party debate, Gov. Steve Bullock is campaigning in Iowa. Bullock is continuing his presidential bid despite trailing well behind the front-runners in polling and fundraising numbers.


A former head of the Montana Republican party is entering the 2020 race for the state’s lone seat in the U.S House. 

Debra Lamm is now the fifth Republican in the party’s primary race for the House seat, which the GOP has held for more than two decades.

Headshot of Montana Senator Bryce Bennett

Candidates for statewide offices in Montana are gearing up for next year’s primaries. Democratic Montana Senator Bryce Bennett announced his campaign for Secretary of State in May. He spoke with YPR News’ Jess Sheldahl about advocating for voting access, election security and how he’d work across the aisle if elected.

Red Lodge writer and photographer Jack Ballard kicked off his campaign to win the Montana Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Billings August 29.
Nicky Ouellet / Yellowstone Public Radio

A third Montana Democrat kicked off his campaign for U.S. Senate Thursday night in Billings.