ATTENTION REPUBLICAN PRIMARY VOTERS
Are you searching for candidates who will strongly support
REPUBLICAN PLATFORM VALUES AND CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPLES?
If so, the Flathead County Republican Central Committee (FCRCC), the official local arm of the Montana Republican Party (GOP), has some recommendations for you. The FCRCC Candidate Vetting Committee has examined Republican primary candidates’ campaign promises, public comments, endorsements, contributors and, when possible, voting records while holding public office. Using this information, the Committee gained a clear understanding of each candidate’s core political philosophy.NOTE: Candidates and campaign staff who are involved in the FCRCC recused themselves in the vetting and voting process.
After careful deliberation of the Committee’s final recommendations, the FCRCC as a whole voted to endorse the following candidates:
Mark NolandSenate District 5
Braxton MitchellHouse District 3
Lyn BennettHouse District 5
Dr. Dave IngramHouse District 7
Terry FalkHouse District 8
Dave AugustHouse District 9
Constance NeumannHouse District 9
Ronalee SkeesHouse District 11
Pam HolmquistFlathead County Commissioner
Erin ArnesonFlathead County Superintendent of Schools
The following candidates were endorsed by the FCRCC in 2021 for their voting record in the 2021 Legislative Session:Paul Fielder-HD 13, John Fuller-SD 4, Bob Keenan-HD10, Braxton Mitchell HD3, Mark Noland-SD, Amy Regier-HD6, Matt Regier-HD4, and Derek Skees for Public Service Commission- District 5
The FCRCC has also determined that some of the primary candidates do not represent the Republican Party. These candidates have shown an indifference to Republican Platform Values and Conservative Principles. Their financial backers include special interest groups who typically support Democrat Party candidates.
The following candidates DO NOT represent Republican Values, Conservative Principles and Republican voters: