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Montana's 2020 election
The Montana Free Press guide
Republican for State Auditor
Downing, a military veteran who ran in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate in 2018, said June 26 he’ll run for state auditor in 2020.

Fundraising and campaign spending

As a state candidate, Downing files campaign finance reports with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices. See the COPP Campaign Electronic Reporting System for official records. Data shown here is current through 09/30/2019.
$64,101
Total raised
$8,952
Total spending
$3,991
From individuals
$0
From committees
$60,109
Self-financing
Note: Fundraising components shown here don't necessarily sum to total fundraising because of miscellaneous receipts and accounting adjustments. Self-financing includes candidate contributions and campaign loans.

Contributions by zip code

87.7%
Portion of fundraising from Montana donors
16
Itemized individual contributions
$249
Average contribution size
Note: Average contribution size represents itemized individual contributions reported in candidate filings with the COPP. Unitemized donations under $35 may not be included in the average. Individual donors are limited to giving $710 per election to gubernatorial candidates and $360 per election to candidates for other statewide offices.


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