Montana's 2020 election
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Superintendent of Public Instruction

Heads the Montana Office of Public Instruction and oversees the state’s K-12 school system, much of which is governed directly by locally elected school boards. Also holds a seat on the state land board. Elected to a four-year term.






Campaign finance

As reported in quarterly filings. Data current through 09/30/2019.

Total raised in race
Total spent

Cumulative fundraising

CandidateTotal raisedIndividual contributionsCommittee contributionsSelf-financing
Melissa Romano (D)$28,124$27,094$680$350
Elsie Arntzen (R-INCUMBENT)$12,595$2,595$0$10,000
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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