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Montana's 2020 election
The Montana Free Press guide
Republican for Superintendent of Public Instruction
Arntzen, formerly a state legislator from Billings, was elected superintendent of public instruction in 2016. She announced June 11 that she will seek re-election.
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Fundraising and campaign spending

As a state candidate, Arntzen 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.
$23,118
Total raised
$14,658
Total spending
$12,384
Itemized individual contributions
$340
From committees
$10,000
Self-financing
$394
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: Elsie Arntzen (R)

93.1%
Portion of itemized fundraising from Montana donors
57
Itemized individual contributions
17
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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