Since launching my campaign for Governor (in my hometown of Butte, America!) I’ve had the opportunity to spend my days and weeks in my favorite way: out on the trail in Montana.
From Wibaux to Whitefish, Bigfork to Billings, and Missoula to Miles City — I’ve been meeting with Montanans about issues that matter to them and their communities (and marching in a heck of a lot of parades). Here’s some of what I’m hearing so far.
[Originally published July 31, 2019]
My name is Mike Cooney and I’m running to be your next Governor.
Montanans know our state isn’t just a special place — we’re proud to be The Last Best Place. And we can never allow Montana to become the special interests’ place.
We’re Big Sky Country, not the land of big corporations. Being known as The Treasure State is not an invitation for powerful interests to sell out our unique way of life.
As a legislator from Butte and President of the Montana Senate representing Helena, as Secretary of State and Governor Bullock’s trusted…
Montana candidate for Governor. Husband and father. Current Lt. Governor. Lover of campaign buttons and Montana state seal enthusiast.