Meet the Candidates for House of Representatives Election

When Congressman Ryan Zinke was appointed by President Trump to be the Secretary of Interior, that left Montana's only seat in the House of Representatives vacant.

Three men are running for that seat in a special election to be held toward the end of May. They are Mark Wicks, Libertarian; Greg Gianforte, Republican and Rob Quist, Democrat.

"The Mountaineer sent each candidate a set of questions to answer for readers of this newspaper. Here are the questions and the answers by the candidates.

Do you favor a single payer health system? Why or why not?

Gianforte: I firmly reject my opponent's cal...