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Montana's 2020 election
The Montana Free Press guide
Republican for Attorney General
Knudsen, an attorney from Culbertson, served eight years in the Montana House of Representatives, including four as one of the state’s youngest-ever speakers of the House. He announced his candidacy May 20. Knudsen, who was termed out of the House after four terms, was elected Roosevelt County Attorney in 2018.
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Fundraising and campaign spending

As a state candidate, Knudsen files campaign finance reports with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices. See the COPP Campaign Electronic Reporting System for official records. Data shown here is current through 12/31/2019.
$114,430
Total raised
$18,543
Total spending
$107,205
Itemized individual contributions
$1,060
From committees
$4,051
Self-financing
$2,115
Unitemized
Note: Self-financing includes candidate contributions and campaign loans. Prior to Jan. 17, 2019, these figures underreported fundraising for state candidates by omitting unitemized contributions. Unitemized contribution totals, which include small-dollar donations, are calculated here by subtracting itemized cash contributions from reported fundraising totals.

Contributions by zip code: Austin Knudsen (R)

96.6%
Portion of itemized fundraising from Montana donors
536
Itemized individual contributions
21
Number at $360 contribution limit
Note: Individual donors are limited to giving $710 per election to gubernatorial candidates and $360 per election to candidates for other statewide offices, with the primary and general contests counted as separate elections.


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