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2024 Montana Primary elections
Montana politics, elections and legislative news

Fact Check: Montana Governor Debate

Montana gubernatorial candidates (L to R) Greg Gianforte and Mike Cooney.
Montana gubernatorial candidates (L to R) Greg Gianforte and Mike Cooney.

On Tuesday night the candidates for governor Republican Greg Gianforte and Democrat Mike Cooney faced off in a debate on MontanaPBS. To make sense of what the candidates said, students and professors at the University of Montana school of journalism looked into the major claims and researched the context.
Professor Lee Banville spoke with Montana Public Radio’s Corin Cates-Carney about the highlights.

Corin Cates-Carney manages MTPR’s daily and long-term news projects. After spending more than five years living and reporting across Western and Central Montana, he became news director in early 2020.
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