Montana's 2020 election
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State Auditor

Runs the office responsible for protecting Montanans from fraud by regulating the insurance and securities industries. Also holds a seat on the state land board. Elected to a four-year term.



Campaign finance

As reported in quarterly filings. Data current through 12/31/2019. No reports yet on file for Scott Tuxbury.

Total raised in race
Total spent
CandidateTotal raisedItemized individual contributionsCommittee contributionsSelf-financingUnitemized contributions
Troy Downing (R)$85,343$25,015$0$60,020$308
Nelly Nicol (R)$72,261$10,385$0$61,873$3
Shane Morigeau (D)$52,819$48,920$340$0$3,559
Scott Tuxbury (R)$0$0$0$0$0
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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