Bishop, Cooney, Gianforte on the ballot for governor: Greg Gianforte
Last updated 10/8/2020 at 11:48am
U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte R-Mont., is leaving his office in a bid to become Montana's governor, and faces Democratic Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney and Libertarian candidate Lyman Bishop in the November election.
Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock cannot run for re-election and is challenging U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., in Daines' bid for a second term.
Gianforte lost the 2016 race for governor to Bullock, then won a special election in 2017 to take the seat when it was vacated by Republican Ryan Zinke, who took the office of U.S. secretary of the interior.
Gianforte was re-elected in 2018, but thi...