Comprehensive coverage-Montana 2020 Elections
Coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic in Madison County interrupted The Madisonian’s coverage of the 2020 gubernatorial race. But the primary elections are nearing and our election coverage returns. In January, we asked Madison County residents what issues they wanted gubernatorial candidates to address. A novel coronavirus has since changed life in Montana, as everywhere, and dominated the conversation. But the issues close to Madison County residents pre-COVID-19 remain. A dispute over Montana’s public lands continues, a shortage of affordable housing remains across many parts of the state, grizzly bear conflicts are on the rise and rural healthcare remains a topic of conversation amid the pandemic.
Candidates for representing MT House District 71 discuss their reasons for running here.