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Montana's 2020 election
The Montana Free Press guide

Governor

Montana’s chief executive, tasked with overseeing state agencies and proposing state budgets to the Montana Legislature, elected to a four-year term. Also one of five seats on the Montana Board of Land Commissioners, which has authority over state trust lands.

Candidates

Republican

Fox
Gianforte
Olszewski

Democrat

Cooney
Neill
Schreiner
Williams

Libertarian

Vandevender

Campaign finance

As reported in quarterly filings. Data current through 09/30/2019. No reports yet on file for Whitney Williams.

$2,053,326
Total raised in race
$933,199
Total spent

Cumulative fundraising

CandidateTotal raisedIndividual contributionsCommittee contributionsSelf-financing
Greg Gianforte (R)$1,127,284$1,035,872$12,260$73,676
Tim Fox (R)$458,979$448,626$10,353$0
Mike Cooney (D)$219,347$215,752$1,020$0
Al Olszewski (R)$179,000$77,551$0$101,449
Casey Schreiner (D)$66,602$66,127$340$100
Reilly Neill (D)$1,864$1,002$0$862
Ron Vandevender (L)$250$0$0$250
Whitney Williams (D)$0$0$0$0
Note: Fundraising components in table don't necessarily sum to exact total because of miscellaneous receipts and accounting adjustments. Self-financing includes candidate contributions and campaign loans.
Source: Campaign finance reports filed with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices. See the COPP-administered Campaign Electronic Reporting System for official records.


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