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By Alex Ross 

James O'Hara faces off in Chouteau County race


James O'Hara

State Rep. James O'Hara, R-Fort Benton, will not run for re-election to the Montana House of Representatives, but is instead mounting a Republican primary challenge for his former seat on the Chouteau County Commission.

O'Hara is challenging incumbent Commissioner Robert Pasha in the June 5 Republican primary. Because no Democrat or Independent has filed, the winner of the primary will be unopposed in the general election.

O'Hara was elected in 2016 to House District 27, which includes Chouteau and Liberty as well as parts of Hill and Cascade counties.

He said that he decided to run f...

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