Eric Raile

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Yellowstone Public Radio

 

The two leading candidates to become Montana’s next governor edged closer in fundraising over the last month reported. 

Rachel Cramer

Montana’s first all mail-in ballot primary election didn’t provide many surprises last night. But it did produce several high profile general election races.

An "I Voted" sticker.
Montana Secretary of State

A record number of Montanans have submitted ballots for the June 2 primary election. Ballots can be dropped off at county election headquarters and other drop off sites until 8 P.M. today.

The U.S. Capitol building
Eric Whitney / Montana Public Radio


A November contest for the U.S. Senate between Republican Steve Daines and Democrat Steve Bullock is expected by political observers to draw tens of millions of dollars in outside spending and national attention.

But first the Senate incumbent and sitting governor each face long-shot challengers in the June 2 primary.

A group of people holding signs calling for impeachment stand along a street sidewalk.
Aaron Bolton / Montana Public Radio

Ahead of Wednesday's U.S. House vote on articles of impeachment, several hundred Montanans rallied across the state Tuesday night both to defend the president and to call for his removal from office.