MT Governor: Greg Gianforte (R)
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November 6, 2020 by TWN Staff
Rep.-elect Greg Gianforte responds to questions at his home in Bozeman, Montana, about an election-eve confrontation with a reporter. Gianforte is set to be sworn into office on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, after winning a special congressional election nearly a month ago. He pleaded guilty to assaulting the reporter but says he is ready to put the episode behind him. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)

About Gianforte: 

Greg Gianforte fell in love with Montana over 40 years ago when he first visited there on a school trip. He built a life, started a small business and raised a family in the state.

Married for 32 years, Greg and Susan raised their four children in Bozeman hunting, fishing, rafting, climbing, skiing and backpacking on Montana’s public lands.

They founded RightNow Technologies two decades ago in their Bozeman home, and they grew it into the town’s largest commercial employer, creating over 500 high-paying Montana jobs.

Greg spent his entire career focusing on creating jobs and opportunities. He founded five different start-up companies. He’s worked to improve Montana’s economy through the “Better Montana Jobs” project. He also launched scholarship programs to help low-income students and veterans pursue the education and training they need to start a career in Montana.

After spending 34 years in the private sector, Montanans entrusted Gianforte to be their voice in Congress. Serving as Montana’s congressman, he has worked with President Trump to cut taxes, stop job-killing regulations and protect Montana’s way of life.

The biographical information above was sourced from the candidate’s campaign website and Ballotpedia profile, see links below for more information. 

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