Yesterday, former state Sen. Lynda Moss (D) announced she is ending her campaign for the state’s at-large congressional district. Ms. Moss had raised only $32,000 for the campaign with a paltry $38,000 cash-on-hand. She admitted that poor fundraising was the main reason behind her departure. Democrats still have plenty of candidates, however.
Three active contenders are all raising credible money. Non-profit environmental organization executive Grant Kier leads the group of challengers with $433,000 in his campaign account. Close behind in the money race is attorney John Heenan with $386,000 in political assets. Former state Rep. Kathleen Williams lags behind with just $140,000. Incumbent Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Bozeman), who was elected in a special election last May, has just under $1 million ($947,000) in the bank. The freshman Representative is favored for re-election.
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