2020 Montana gubernatorial election

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2020 Montana gubernatorial election

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Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent Governor

Steve Bullock
Democratic



The 2020 Montana gubernatorial election will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the Governor of Montana, concurrently with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as elections to the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Democratic Governor Steve Bullock, who is term-limited and cannot seek reelection to a third consecutive term, is running for President of the United States.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Potential[edit]

Declined[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Withdrawn[edit]

Declined[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Tim
Fox
Greg
Gianforte
Albert
Olszewski
Undecided
Moore Information[A] Jul 7–10, 2019 400 ± 5.0% 17% 56% 5% 23%

Libertarian primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

General election[edit]

Predictions[edit]

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[22] Tossup April 19, 2019
Sabato's Crystal Ball[23] Tossup December 6, 2018
Inside Elections[24] Tossup April 19, 2019

Notes[edit]

Partisan clients
  1. ^ Commissioned by Gianforte

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Montana lieutenant governor joins governor's race". Associated Press. July 3, 2019. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Former Democratic legislator to run for Montana governor". The Missoulian. Associated Press. June 10, 2019. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
  3. ^ Dennison, Mike (June 11, 2019). "House Minority Leader Schreiner first prominent Dem to enter 2020 gov's race". KTVH. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Kondik, Kyle (December 6, 2018). "Governors 2019-2020: Democrats try to hold the line in red-state battles". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
  5. ^ a b Dennison, Mike (March 20, 2019). "Montana 2020: Gianforte gubernatorial run would have 'domino effect' on statewide races". KRTV. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  6. ^ "Schweitzer listed as possible energy secretary in 2008". Bozeman Daily Chronicle. November 6, 2016. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  7. ^ Hanson, Amy Beth (May 13, 2019). "Mayor who was refugee from Liberia announces run for Senate". Associated Press. Retrieved May 13, 2019.
  8. ^ Lippman, Daniel (May 10, 2019). "'The Revenant' author considering run for Montana Senate or governor". Politico. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  9. ^ Punke, Michael (2019-06-23). "As my friends and family know, I have been considering a run for Montana's senator or governor. I'm grateful for the encouragement I received. I have decided not to seek election this cycle. For my family &me, it's not the right time. Thx to all who offered advice &encouragement". @MPunke. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  10. ^ "Williams launches new bid for Montana US House seat". KECI. Associated Press. April 5, 2019. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  11. ^ a b "Montana's 2020 governor's race: Buckle up". KTVQ.com. 2019-03-28. Retrieved 2019-03-28.
  12. ^ a b c "Gianforte files fundraising paperwork to run for governor in 2020". KTVH.com. 2019-06-06. Retrieved 2019-06-07.
  13. ^ Dennison, Mike (January 24, 2019). "Attorney General Fox launches gubernatorial bid". KRTV. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  14. ^ a b c d patrick.reilly@missoulian.com, PATRICK REILLY. "Fox unfazed by prospect that Gianforte may enter Montana's race for governor". Helena Independent Record. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  15. ^ Michels, Holly K. (June 7, 2019). "Gianforte files to run for governor in 2020". Independent Record.
  16. ^ Drake, Phil (June 15, 2019). "Stapleton announces run for U.S. House seat". Great Falls Tribune. Retrieved June 15, 2019.
  17. ^ https://fox28spokane.com/fox-has-212k-in-bank-as-gop-governors-race-narrows/%7Ctitle=Fox has 212k in bank as GOP governor's race narrows|publisher=fox28spokane.com|date=July 5, 2019|accessdate=July 9, 2019
  18. ^ https://fox28spokane.com/fox-has-212k-in-bank-as-gop-governors-race-narrows/%7Ctitle=Fox has 212k in bank as GOP governor's race narrows|publisher=fox28spokane.com|date=July 5, 2019|accessdate=July 9, 2019
  19. ^ Pathé, Simone (June 17, 2019). "On heels of Senate loss, Matt Rosendale running for Congress — again". Roll Call. Retrieved June 17, 2019.
  20. ^ "Zinke says he won't run for Montana governor in 2020". Great Falls Tribune. Associated Press. November 9, 2018. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  21. ^ Lefebvre, Ben (November 8, 2018). "Zinke prepares to leave Trump's Cabinet". Politico. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  22. ^ "2019-2020 Gubernatorial race ratings". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved November 30, 2018.
  23. ^ "Our Final 2016 picks". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  24. ^ "Gubernatorial Ratings". Inside Elections. Retrieved February 1, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites