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Montana's 2020 election
The Montana Free Press guide
Democrat for Governor
Williams, of Missoula, announced her candidacy Oct. 3. She is the daughter of longtime Montana Congressman Pat Williams and Carol Williams, who was the first woman to serve as Montana Senate majority leader. She is also the founder and CEO of williamsworks, a Missoula-based philanthropic consulting firm.

Fundraising and campaign spending

As a state candidate, Williams 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.
$439,208
Total raised
$186,116
Total spending
$429,910
Itemized individual contributions
$1,710
From committees
$0
Self-financing
$7,588
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: Whitney Williams (D)

24.2%
Portion of itemized fundraising from Montana donors
1,763
Itemized individual contributions
372
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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