2008 Montana gubernatorial election
2008 Montana gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 2008 to elect the governor and lieutenant governor of the U.S. state of Montana. Incumbent Governor Brian Schweitzer, a Democrat who was elected to his first four-year term in 2004, was elected to a second term with 65.5 per cent of the vote. John Bohlinger, a Republican and the incumbent lieutenant governor, was once again Schweitzer's running mate, and was re-elected to a second term. The Republican nominee was Roy Brown, a member of the Montana Senate. Brown's running mate was businessman, and future U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator, Steve Daines.
Montana gubernatorial election, 2008
Schweitzer: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70% 70–80% 80–90% Brown: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70%
Democratic primary Candidates
Brian Schweitzer, incumbent Governor, 2000 U.S. Senate nominee and rancher
William (Bill) Fischer, small businessman involved in the
logging industry in Lakeside, Montana
Don Pogreba, Shelby native, English and debate teacher at Helena High School
Jason Neiffer, Great Falls native, history teacher at Capital High School Results
Democratic Party primary results
Brian Schweitzer (incumbent)
Republican primary Candidates Primary results
Republican Primary results
Libertarian primary Candidates General election Polling Results References
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"2008 Statewide Primary Canvass - June 3rd, 2008" (PDF). Montana Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 8, 2013 . Retrieved . July 2, 2014
"2008 Statewide General Canvass - November 4th, 2008" (PDF). Montana Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016 . Retrieved . July 2, 2014 External links Elections in Montana
Montana became a territory May 28, 1864 and the first delegation created nine counties: Beaverhead, Big Horn (renamed Custer in 1877), Chouteau, Deer Lodge, Gallatin, Jefferson, Edgerton (renamed Lewis and Clark in 1867), Madison, and Missoula.
List of elections in 2008
The following elections occurred in the year 2008.
Electoral calendar 2008
United Nations Security Council election, 2008
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