By Ron VandenBoom
The Hill County Democratic Women will hold their annual dinner and fund raiser Saturday, April 29, at the VFW Club in Havre.
Attending this year's dinner will be:
John Driscoll, candidate for the United States Senate;
Dorothy Bradley, candidate for lieutenant governor on the Joe Mazurek ticket;
Hal Harper, candidate for Secretary of State;
David Ewer, John Morrison, and Barry (Spook) Stang, candidates for State Auditor;
Steve Bullock, candidate for Attorney General;
Mike Schwinden, candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction;
Karla Gray and Terry Treweiler, candidates for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court;
Scott Tweeten and Pat Cotter, candidates for Supreme Court justice.
Other candidates that have not yet given notice that they plan to attend, may also drop in, said rep. Ray Peck, (D. Havre).
Local candidates expected to attend the dinner are:
Rep. Antoinette (Toni) Hagener, incumbent candidate HD 90;
Rep. Matt MaCann, incumbent candidate HD 92;
John Musgrove and Roberta Demarest, candidates for HD 91.
Musgrove and Demarest are vying for the Democratic nomination in the June 6 primary race to see who will be the uncontested candidate in the November General Election.
Hagener is uncontested in the primary and will be opposed by Republican Merlin Wolery in the General Election.
MaCann is unopposed in the General Election.
The annual dinner gives the public a chance to meet the candidates before the June 6 primary and each candidate will be allow a few minutes to speak during the evening. No keynote speaker however has been selected.
Cost of the dinner is $12 at the door.
Geraldine's Rooster, a bronze by Jim Pasma, a long-time Democratic leader in Hill County, will also be auctioned off during the fund-raiser portion of the program.
A Republican auction of many donated items will also be featured as part of the fund-raiser.