Montana Supreme Court race could set fundraising record
Last updated 10/26/2016 at 7:22pm
HELENA (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court race could soon set a fundraising record, as new reports show a state political party has contributed to the nonpartisan race for the first time in decades.
District Judge Dirk Sandefur and former University of Montana law professor Kristen Juras are competing for a Supreme Court seat to replace a retiring justice. Campaign finance reports filed Monday show funding raised by the candidates or from groups spending to influence the race is just under the $1.6 million record set in 2014.
The reports also say the Montana Democratic Party has spent mor...