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By Alex Ross 

Secretary of State Stapleton visits, talks in Havre area


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Montana Secretary of State Cory Stapleton speaks Thursday at the Duck Inn Vineyard Room during a meeting of the Pachyderm Club. Stapleton is touring the state and stayed in the area a few days, visiting and speaking at locations in the area including Northern Montana Hospital, U.S. Border Patrol facilities and Havre High School. At the Pachyderm Club meeting, Stapleton answered questions about the upcoming congressional special election and the mail-in ballot. He said that at Havre High School, students asked questions and expressed concerns about the rising national debt.

In an interview while in Havre Thursday, Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton said his office as well as county clerk and recorders throughout the state are prepared for next week's special election to fill Montana's only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

"We are ready, the counties are ready, and it's really been quiet, which is good. We don't want to have any issues," Stapleton said.

Stapleton was in Havre Wednesday and Thursday as part of his office's Things that Matter tour, an effort by Stapleton to visit all 56 counties in the course of the next four years to get inp...

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