Several New Candidates File for Local Races

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – Less than a month remains until the deadline to file for the 2020 election in Montana, and several candidates have filed in the last few weeks across the Hi-Line.

In Hill County, Republican Mark Wicks of Inverness has filed to be the District 1 County Commissioner. This seat represents western Hill County and is currently held by Democrat Mike Wendland of Rudyard. Wendland has yet to file for re-election.

In Blaine County, incumbent Democrat Tami Sue Mitchell has filed for re-election as Clerk of District Court.  She will face off against fellow Democrat Jim Doyle in the June 2 primary.

In Chouteau County, Democrat Jodie Butler has filed to be the Public Administrator. She is the only candidate to have filed for this race.

The deadline to file is March 9.

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