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Larry Jent

Mike Fellows speaking at a candidate forum in Seeley Lake Sept. 19, 2016. Fellows died in a car crash shortly after the event.
Corin Cates-Carney

At a small community hall in Seeley Lake Monday night, Libertarian candidate for the U.S. House Mike Fellows shared his views at a sparsely-attended candidates forum.

Candidates for Montana’s contested Supreme Court seat and for Secretary of State will face off at a public forum Monday in Seeley Lake.

Democratic candidate for attorney general, Larry Jent.
Montana Legislature

Montanans will be voting for attorney general in the fall. Our Capitol Reporter Corin Cates-Carney recently sat down with the Republican and Democratic candidates for attorney general. In this interview, Democrat Larry Jent talks about why he's running for election and what his priorities are if he's elected to office.

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox.
Montana DOJ

Montanans will be voting for attorney general in the fall. Our Capitol Reporter Corin Cates-Carney recently sat down with the Republican and Democratic candidates for attorney general. In this interview, incumbent Republican Tim Fox talks about why he's running for re-election and what his priorities are if he's elected to a second term in office.

Medical marijuana sign.
Flickr user Laurie Avocado (CC-BY-2)

A ballot initiative announced today by medicinal marijuana advocates has the support of the Democratic Party’s candidate for Attorney General.

Eric Whitney

Montana Democrats rallied in Helena Saturday night around their candidates for six statewide offices. Party Executive Director Nancy Keenan fired up the crowd and set the tone for this year's election.

"We have to make those phone calls, and we have to get out the vote," Keenan said. "Let's go! Let's go win! On to victory!"

On this edition of “Campaign Beat”, we talk about the viability – and sincerity - of the campaigns of the two new candidates in the governor’s race; the last minute entry into the race for attorney general; Montana’s two senators’ views of President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee; and who’s speaking at this weekend’s annual democratic Mansfield/Metcalf dinner.

On the deadline for candidates to file for public office, a Democrat has been convinced to challenge incumbent Republican Tim Fox for the seat of Montana’s Attorney General.