Todd O'Hair says his experience as a rancher and small business owner, in addition to his job as natural resources policy adviser to the governor, qualify him to be Montana secretary of state.
O'Hair was campaigning on the Hi-Line last week. He faces Brad Johnson and Bob Werner in the Republican primary.
The secretary of state oversees elections, maintains records of businesses and nonprofit organizations, and serves on the state Board of Land Commissioners and Board of Examiners, among other duties.
"My wife and I own a small business in Helena and we know how hard it is to keep a small bu...