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2024 Montana Primary elections
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First Montana congressional debate set for April 21

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The Montana Farmers Union is co-hosting the first of four congressional candidate debates next week in Miles City.

Republican candidates for Montana’s 2nd Congressional District will meet on Thursday, April 21st, at Miles City Community College.

Democrats running in the eastern district will meet the following week on April 28th in Havre.

Democrats running for the 1st District seat will debate on May 6 in Bozeman. Republican candidates will debate on May 20 in Whitefish.

In a statement announcing the debates, MFU president Walter Schweitzer says the debates are a chance to “put issues that are important to rural Montana and family farms at the forefront of the conversation surrounding the elections.”

The hour-long debates begin at 7 p.m. and will air on ABC Fox Montana and Northern Ag Network.

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