Montana's 2020 election
Montana's 2020 election
The Montana Free Press guide
Democrat for Secretary of State
Bennett is a state senator from Missoula who has served in the Montana Legislature since 2011. He was previously the executive director of the Montana Public Interest Research Group, a University of Montana-affiliated policy nonprofit.

Key coverage in the race for Secretary of State

Race profile: Sparring for secretary of state

Election security and pointed attacks color the race between Christi Jacobsen and Bryce Bennett to succeed Corey Stapleton.

Montana Lowdown: Bryce Bennett

State Sen. Bryce Bennett interviewed by MTFP Editor-In-Chief John Adams before the June 2020 primary

MTN News debate: Secretary of State

Video of Bennett and Jacobsen at their MTN News debate broadcast Sept. 13
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Fundraising and campaign spending

As a state candidate, Bennett 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 10/27/2020.
Total raised
Total spending
Itemized individual contributions
From committees
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: Bryce Bennett (D)

Portion of itemized fundraising from Montana donors
Itemized individual contributions
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.

On the issues

Due to time constraints, MTFP didn't conduct a candidate questionnaire for this race before the June primary.

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