Corey Stapleton http://mtpr.org en Primary Election Results http://mtpr.org/post/primary-election-results <p>Primary election results for statewide offices and Missoula County races.</p><p>Last updated 10:50 a.m.&nbsp; 6/04/14.</p><p><iframe class="ap-embed" height="900" src="http://hosted.ap.org/interactives/2014/primary-election-results/?site= KUFMFMELN&amp;state=MT&amp;date=2014-06-03" style="border: 1px solid #eee;" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 01:56:25 +0000 Edward O'Brien 19953 at http://mtpr.org Primary Election Results Attack ads - and why you should vote http://mtpr.org/post/attack-ads-and-why-you-should-vote <p>Last minute attacks ads - and the importance of the primary races - dominate the discussion on this last spring election season installment of "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program featuring Lee newspaper reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison, and News Director Sally Mauk...</p><p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 21:05:55 +0000 Sally Mauk 19846 at http://mtpr.org Attack ads - and why you should vote Republican U.S. House candidates say they're the Conservative alternatives http://mtpr.org/post/republican-us-house-candidates-say-theyre-conservative-alternatives <p>Five Republican candidates are vying to be Montana's next representative in the U.S. House. &nbsp;<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; That crowded field of congressional hopefuls in this year's primary includes state Senator Matt Rosendale of Glendive, former state Senator Corey Stapleton of Billings, state Senator Elsie Arntzen of Billings, Drew Turiano of Helena and former state Senator Ryan Zinke of Whitefish. Thu, 29 May 2014 16:33:22 +0000 Edward O'Brien 19771 at http://mtpr.org Republican U.S. House candidates say they're the Conservative alternatives Rape, abortion and domestic violence dominate new Senate campaign ads http://mtpr.org/post/rape-abortion-and-domestic-violence-dominate-new-senate-campaign-ads <p>New campaign ads in the U.S. Senate race feature women telling personal stories of rape and domestic violence&nbsp; - and implying their candidate is the best choice for women. Those new ads, plus reaction to the new lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana's ban on same sex marriage, are the focus of this week's "Campaign Beat", with political analysis by Lee newspapers' reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison, and News Director Sally Mauk.</p><p></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 21:01:57 +0000 Sally Mauk 19527 at http://mtpr.org Rape, abortion and domestic violence dominate new Senate campaign ads Have you noticed the tone of the campaign ads getting a little, um, nastier? http://mtpr.org/post/have-you-noticed-tone-campaign-ads-getting-little-um-nastier <p>The political ads and parries are increasing - and changing tone - as the June 3rd primary approaches.</p><p>In this edition of "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee newspapers' Capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about the rising campaign heat, especially in the high profile races.</p><p></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 20:59:42 +0000 Sally Mauk 19168 at http://mtpr.org Have you noticed the tone of the campaign ads getting a little, um, nastier? Sally, Chuck and Mike talk superPAC's, and campaign ad humor http://mtpr.org/post/sally-chuck-and-mike-talk-superpacs-and-campaign-ad-humor <p>This week on "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program,&nbsp; News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee newspapers Capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about the role of super PACS in the House Republican primary race, who's got the funniest campaign ads (so far), and how many times you can say "Obama" in a 30-second ad...</p><p></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 21:25:12 +0000 Sally Mauk 18841 at http://mtpr.org Sally, Chuck and Mike talk superPAC's, and campaign ad humor Sally, Chuck and Mike look at the military emphasis in this primary campaign season http://mtpr.org/post/sally-chuck-and-mike-look-military-emphasis-primary-campaign-season <p>Our political analysis show "Campaign Beat" this week looks at the heavy emphasis on the primary candidates' military backgrounds and support for veterans. News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee newspapers' Capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about the latest ads and messages - and about the many contested Republican legislative races.</p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 17:19:37 +0000 Sally Mauk 18513 at http://mtpr.org Sally, Chuck and Mike look at the military emphasis in this primary campaign season Sally, Chuck and Mike look at deceptive ads and websites http://mtpr.org/post/sally-chuck-and-mike-look-deceptive-ads-and-websites <p></p><p>Candidates like to brag in their TV ads - but not at all the bragging is perhaps as truthful as it should be. Deceptive ads - and websites - are part of the discussion tonight on "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program featuring News Director Sally Mauk and Lee newspapers'&nbsp; Capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:06:43 +0000 Sally Mauk 18196 at http://mtpr.org Sally, Chuck and Mike look at deceptive ads and websites Sally, Chuck and Mike look at the candidates, and the ads, in Montana’s congressional races http://mtpr.org/post/sally-chuck-and-mike-look-candidates-and-ads-montana-s-congressional-races <p></p><p>Candidates in Montana's high profile U.S. House and Senate races are gearing up their campaigns, as the primary is just six weeks away. Those who've raised the most money have new ads on TV, and messages they hope will resonate with voters.</p><p>In this edition of "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee newspapers' Capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison, about who's leading the money race in the House and Senate campaigns - and who's got the TV ads generating the most buzz.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:20:20 +0000 Sally Mauk 17827 at http://mtpr.org Sally, Chuck and Mike look at the candidates, and the ads, in Montana’s congressional races More candidates announcing House bids well ahead of filing day http://mtpr.org/post/more-candidates-announcing-house-bids-well-ahead-filing-day <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The already-crowded field of candidates vying for Montana’s U.S. House seat continues to grow.</span></p><p>Current Republican Representative Steve Daines announced earlier this month he will be running for the Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Senator Max Baucus in 2014.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 01:26:37 +0000 Dan Boyce 11602 at http://mtpr.org More candidates announcing House bids well ahead of filing day