Kirk Bushman

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Primary races are crowded for the Republican-dominated Montana Public Service Commission, which sets customer rates and approves new power, water and legacy telecommunications projects by regulated utilities in the state.

Official seal for the Montana Public Service Commission
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Edit May 20: This story has been corrected to reflect that Will Deschamps of Missoula is a former Montana Republican party chairman.

Mar. 9 marked the filing deadline for public office in Montana.