By Tim Leeds 

More candidates file in governor, congressional races

Daines, Cooney file, Gianforte and Williams announce lieutenant governor picks


With the deadline to file as a candidate creeping closer, more people have filed in some major races or have announced their picks for lieutenant governor.

Incumbent Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont, filed for re-election Friday, citing his endorsement by President Donald Trump, and Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney filed in his bid for governor, also announcing his pick for lieutenant governor in the race.

Cooney announced that state House of Representatives Minority Leader Casey Schreiner, D-Great Falls, who recently dropped out as a gubernatorial candidate himself, is Cooney’s running mate.

And U.S. Re...

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