Primary Election results

The evening of June 2 saw the results of the 2020 Primary Election from mostly mail-in ballots. Specific to Big Sky, resident Troy Downing secured a spot on the Republican ticket for State Auditor.

Results are listed below as total votes counted and percentage of votes secured.

Ballots cast total: 38,869

Ballots cast Democrat: 19,932 or 51.28

Ballots cast Green: 130 or 0.33

Ballots cast Republican: 18,807 or 48.39

Primary Election – Democratic Party

 

Federal and State

 

For President

Joseph R. Biden: 13,638 or 69.33

Bernie Sanders:  3, 352 or 18.16

Elizabeth Warren: 1,878 or 9.55

No preference: 349 or 1.77

Write-in: 233 or 1.18

For U.S. Senator

Steve Bullock: 18,896 votes or 95.68

Mike Knoles: 300 or 1.52

John Mues: 520 or  2.63

Write-in: 33 or 0.17 

For U.S. Representative

Kathleen Williams: 17,305 or 89.31

Tom Winter: 2,046 or 10.56

Write-in: 26 or 0.13

For Governor & Lt. Governor

Cooney/Schreiner: 8,974 or 46.89

Williams/Mattelin: 10,125 or 52.90

Write-in: 40 or 0.21

For Secretary of State

Bryce Bennett: 16,079 or 99.41

Write-in: 95 or 0.59

For Attorney General

Ralph Graybill: 9,598 or 54.62

Kimberly P. Dudik: 7,919 or 45.07

Write-in: 54 or 0.31

For State Auditor

Shane A. Morigeau: 9,393 or 60.82

Mike Winsor: 5,987 or 38.77

Write-in: 64 or 0.41

For State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Melissa Romano: 16,199 or 99.57 percent

Write-in: 70 or 0.43

For Public Service Commissioner District 3

Tom Woods: 16,014 or 99.41

Write-in: 95 or 0.59

For State Representative District 64

Brian Gabriel Popiel: 995 or 57.51

Josh Seckinger: 728 or 42.08

Write-in: 7 or 0.40

For Clerk of the District Court/Public Administrator

Sandy Erhardt: 15,761 or 99.68

Write-in: 50 or 0.32

For County Commissioner District 1

Zach Brown: 16,102 or 99.60

Write-in: 64 or 0.40

 

Green Party

 

Federal and State

 

President

No preference: 36 or 41.38

Write-in: 51 or 58.62

For U.S. Senator:

Wendie Frederickson: 64 or 60.38

Denis Daneke: 22 or 20.75

Write-in: 20 or 18.87

For U.S. Representative

John Gibney: 76 or 78.35

Write-in: 21 or 21.65

For Governor & Lt. Governor

Barb/Thomas: 75 or 77.32

Write-in: 22 or 22.68

For Attorney General

Roy Davis: 79 or 85.87

Write-in: 13 or 14.13

For State Auditor

Write-in: 45 or 100

For State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Write-in: 45 or 100

For Public Service Commissioner District 3

Write-in: 40 or 100

For State Representative District 64

Write-in: 6 or 100

For Clerk of the District/Public Administrator

Write-in: 38 or 100

For County Commissioner

Write-in: 41 or 100

 

Republican Party

 

Federal and State

 

President

Donald J. Trump: 15,628 or 87.54

No Preference: 1,356 or 7.60

Write-in: 869 or 4.87

For U.S. Senator

Steve Daines: 15,960 or 87.31

John Brian Driscoll: 1,261 or 6.90

Daniel R. Larson: 949 or 5.19

Write-in: 109 or 0.60

For U.S. Representative

Matt Rosendale: 7,557 or 42.51

Corey Stapleton: 6,680 or 37.57

Debra Lamm: 1,465 or 8.25

Joe Dooling: 938 or 5.28

Mark J. McGinley: 770 or 4.33

John Evankovich: 300 or 1.69

Write-in: 68 or 0.38

For Governor & Lt. Governor

Gianforte/Juras: 11,340 or 61.27

Fox/Knokey: 4,734 or 25.58

Olszewski/Bogner: 2,3999 or 12.96

Write-in: 34 or 0.18

Secretary of State

Scott Sales: 8,779 or 52.30

Christi Jacobsen: 3,643 or 21.70

Brad Johnson: 1,949 or 11.61

Forrest J. Mandeville: 1,108 or 6.60

Bowen Greenwood: 846 or 5.04

Kurt Johnson: 389 or 2.32

For Attorney General

Austin Knudsen: 9,449 or 62.11

Jon Bennion: 5,652 or 37.15

Write-in: 113 or 0.74

For State Auditor

Troy Downing: 7,124 or 44.99

Scott “Tux” Tuxbury: 5,160 or 32.59

Nelly Nicol: 3,461 or 21.86

Write-in: 90 or 0.57

For State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Elsie Arntzen: 14,247 or 97.84

Write-in: 315 or 2.16

For Public Service Commissioner District 3

James Brown: 8,798 or 63.47

Alan H. George: 4,920 or 35.49

Write-in: 144 or 1.04

For State Representative District 64

Jane Gillette: 1,358 or 50.48

Randy Chamberlin: 1,326 or 49.29

Write-in: 6 or 0.22

For Clerk of the District/Public Administrator

Jesi Stahl:13,912 or 99.11

Write-in: 196 or 1.41

For County Commissioner

Carter Atkinson: 13,705 or 98.59

Write-in: 196 or 1.41

 

Nonpartisan – State

 

For Supreme Court Justice #5

Laurie McKinnon: 16,549 or 54.48

Mike Black: 9,833 or 32.37

Mars Scott: 3.862 or 12.71

Write-in: 131 or 0.43

For Supreme Court Justice #6

Jim Shea: 28,045 or 99.19

Write-in: 229 or 0.81

For District Court Judge District 18 Dept 2

Rienne H. McElyea: 27,958 or 99.00

Write-in: 281 or 1.00

Ballot Issues

 

911 Mill Levy

For: 19,117 or 54.42

Against: 16.013 or 45.58

Search and Rescue Mill Levy

For: 22,022 or 62.52

Against: 13,201 or 37.48

 

 

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