ICYMI: Primary Election Coverage

Montana’s Primary Election coverage all in one place

Associated Press: Montanans set stage for November elections
U.S. Rep. Steve Daines won the Republican primary against state Rep. Champ Edmunds and political newcomer Susan Cundiff.

Daines is leaving his House seat to challenge incumbent Sen. John Walsh, who was appointed in February to replace Baucus. The GOP sees Daines as the best chance to win back a seat it hasn’t held since 1907.

This would be historic for Montana, but more importantly, Montana’s voice needs to be heard in the U.S. Senate, not the voice of Harry Reid,” Daines said Tuesday night, referring to the Democratic Senate majority leader. “I hope to bring that voice to the Senate, a voice that pushes back on the overreach of the federal government.”
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CBN News: GOP victorious in South Dakota, Montana primaries
The Republican push to take control of the U.S. Senate is gaining strength following Tuesday’s primary results.

In Montana, Republican Rep. Steve Daines won the Senate nomination.

Analysts call these candidates “top-tier nominees” who have support from Republican establishment and Tea Party leaders.
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Associated Press: Analysis: GOP Senate Picks Delight Party Leaders

Rep. Steve Daines’ win in Montana on Tuesday gives Republicans strong hopes for yet another Democratic-held seat in a state that Obama lost. Daines will face Sen. John Walsh, a former lieutenant governor appointed in February to replace six-term Democratic Sen. Max Baucus, now ambassador to China.

Walsh will enjoy some benefits of incumbency. But he’s not nearly as well-known as Baucus. And since Montana has only one House seat, Daines already has been elected statewide to Congress.
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NBC Montana: Live Primary Election Night Interview

KBZK CBS: Live Primary Election Night Interview

K13PL NBC Glendive: Primary Election Night Interview


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