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Montana's 2020 election
Montana's 2020 election
The Montana Free Press guide
Libertarian for Governor
Bishop owns Hoplite Armor in Kalispell. He has named John Nesper as his running mate.
Website: lyman2020.com
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On the issues

No responses on file. Issue statements were solicited from active candidates via a written questionnaire. Answers have been lightly edited for punctuation and spelling. All active candidates in the race were contacted repeatedly via phone numbers and emails included in election paperwork. Some didn't submit complete responses by deadline.

Fundraising and campaign spending

As a state candidate, Bishop 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 05/14/2020.
$12,336
Total raised
$7,209
Total spending
$1,410
Itemized individual contributions
$0
From committees
$10,100
Self-financing
$826
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: Lyman Bishop (L)

12.4%
Portion of itemized fundraising from Montana donors
10
Itemized individual contributions
1
Number at $710 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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