United States House of Representatives election in Montana, 2008


United States House of Representatives election in Montana, 2008

The 2008 United States House of Representatives election in Montana will take place on Tuesday, November 4, 2008. Voters will select a single representative for the ushr|Montana|1|At-large District ( [http://nationalatlas.gov/printable/images/preview/congdist/mt01_109.gifmap] ), who will run on a statewide ballot. Incumbent Representative Denny Rehberg is seeking re-election; he was originally elected in 2000 with 52% of the vote. He is currently serving as a member of U.S. House of Representatives and was formerly a Billings area rancher, state legislator (1984-90) and Montana Lieutenant Governor (1991-96).

Primary

Republican Party:Incumbent Denny Rehberg ran uncontested and will appear on the ballot in the fall as the republican nominee.

Democratic Primary:
*John Driscoll, formerly a state legislator and Public Service Commissioner, now living in Helena, MT.

The primary held on June 3, 2008 saw John Driscoll win with 49% of the vote. [ [http://sos.mt.gov/ELB/elections/2008/primary/StatewideRaces/USHouse/index.asp "Montana Secretary of State 2008 House Primary Results"] Montana Secretary of State] .

General Election

The general election to be held on November 4, 2008 will contain the following individuals on the ballot.

CQ Politics forecasts the race as 'Safe Republican'.
* [http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docID=district-MT-AL Race ranking and details] from CQ Politics

Polling

None to date.

Notes

External links

* [http://sos.mt.gov/elb/index.asp 2008 Election Information] from the "Montana Secretary of State"
* [http://www.votesmart.org/election_congress_state.php?state_id=MT&go33.x=8&go33.y=9 U.S. Congress candidates for Montana] at Project Vote Smart
* [http://www.2008racetracker.com/page/Montana Montana U.S. House Races] from "2008 Race Tracker"
* [http://www.opensecrets.org/races/election.php?state=MT Campaign contributions for Montana congressional races] from OpenSecrets.org
** [http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?id=MT01&cycle=2008 District 01]
* [http://www.missoulian.com/election/state/ Election 2008] full coverage from "The Missoulian"

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list= United States House elections in Montana 2008
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