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Surging Montana GOP eyes big prize: US Senate seat in 2024

Nov. 13, 2022 10:02 AM EST

LOCKWOOD, Mont. (AP) — Republicans emboldened by a string of electoral victories in Montana this midterm election are quickly turning their attention to a prize that has repeatedly eluded them: the U.S. Senate seat held by three-term Democrat Jon Tester that is up for grabs in 2024. ...

Surging Montana GOP eyes big prize: US Senate seat in 2024

Nov. 12, 2022 12:16 PM EST

LOCKWOOD, Mont. (AP) — Republicans emboldened by a string of electoral victories in Montana this midterm election are quickly turning their attention to a prize that has repeatedly eluded them: the U.S. Senate seat held by three-term Democrat Jon Tester that is up for grabs in 2024. ...

Montana Republicans dominate as Zinke, Rosendale prevail

Nov. 10, 2022 15:24 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republicans tightened their control in Montana, picking up a newly created U.S. House seat in the midterm election as former Trump Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke narrowly captured the state’s western district and incumbent Matt Rosendale rolled over his opponents in the...

Republican Ryan Zinke wins election to U.S. House in Montana's 1st Congressional District

Nov. 10, 2022 10:32 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Ryan Zinke wins election to U.S. House in Montana's 1st Congressional District.

Rosendale wins reelection in Montana US House race

Nov. 09, 2022 15:01 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Matt Rosendale easily won a second term in the U.S. House as he fended off a pair of challengers in a newly drawn district in the east but it was still too early Wednesday to call a second House race featuring President Donald Trump’s former interior...

Rosendale wins reelection in Montana US House race

Nov. 09, 2022 03:00 AM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Matt Rosendale won a second term in the U.S. House on Tuesday as he fended off a pair of challengers in the race for a newly drawn district representing the eastern portion of the state. The race for the other newly-drawn U.S. House...

Republican Matt Rosendale wins reelection to U.S. House in Montana's 2nd Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 02:51 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Matt Rosendale wins reelection to U.S. House in Montana's 2nd Congressional District.

Republicans making partisan pitch in Supreme Court race

Nov. 04, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans are making an unprecedented partisan pitch to install a party loyalist on Montana's Supreme Court by ousting an incumbent judge in a race that's seen a deluge of cash on both sides and that could affect ongoing legal challenges to abortion and voter laws passed by...

Zinke's Trump Cabinet days shape Montana race for US House

Nov. 02, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump's former interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, stood in the cold outside a Loaf ‘N Jug gas station in southwestern Montana and weathered a barrage of curses, friendly honks, obscene gestures and shouts of support as he waved a “Veterans for Zinke” sign. ...

Montana: What to expect on election night

Nov. 02, 2022 09:34 AM EDT

MONTANA (AP) — Montana’s elected offices have increasingly been won by Republicans, with the GOP winning all the statewide partisan elected offices, including the governorship, in 2020. Former President Donald Trump won 56% of the Montana vote in both 2016 and 2020. Republicans have a strong...