Montana's 2020 election
The Montana Free Press guide

Attorney General

The state’s chief law enforcement and legal officer, who oversees the state Department of Justice, issues legal opinions interpreting state law, and advocates for the public interest in certain legal proceedings. One of five seats on the state land board, and elected to a four-year term.



Campaign finance

As reported in quarterly filings. Data current through 12/31/2019.

Total raised in race
Total spent
CandidateTotal raisedItemized individual contributionsCommittee contributionsSelf-financingUnitemized contributions
Raph Graybill (D)$179,232$173,728$0$0$5,504
Kim Dudik (D)$172,870$81,731$390$86,454$4,295
Jon Bennion (R)$168,141$162,136$4,520$0$1,485
Austin Knudsen (R)$114,430$107,205$1,060$4,051$2,115
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.
Source: Campaign finance reports filed with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices. See the COPP-administered Campaign Electronic Reporting System for official records.

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