Former Montana Representative Debo Powers is running for House District 3 again. The boundaries for House District 3 have changed. It now contains Essex, West Glacier, Polebridge (the North Fork) like it did before. In addition, it includes the west and north side of Whitefish!
Breaking with our long Montana tradition of bi-partisan wildlife protection, Republican lawmakers voted to harm many wild species like wolves, grizzly bears, black bears, and bison in the last legislative session.
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As a Red Wave swept the Montana elections, many Democratic candidates all over the state failed to win their elections. Representative Debo Powers was one of these candidates. The day following the election, Representative Powers congratulated Braxton Mitchell on his victory.
Many are worried about dark days ahead for Montana with one political party in control of the Legislature, the Governor’s Office, and the entire Cabinet.
During the month of October, radio ads are airing on three local stations in the Flathead: KOFI 104.3, KOLK “The Lake” 94.3, and KZMN “The Monster” 103.9. Listen by clicking on the link below.
An opposition mailer stated that Debo Powers wants to “tax everything in sight.” The former Columbia Falls City Manager Roger Hopkins set the record straight in a Letter to the Editor in the Hungry Horse News.
Another letter to the editor appeared in the Flathead Beacon titled “Great Leadership for House District 3.” The letter encouraged people to vote for Representative Debo Powers for “broad-based thoughtful leadership.”
Representative Debo Powers was the first speaker at a local rally for state-wide candidates culminating with Kathleen Williams (U.S. Congress) and Steve Bullock (U.S. Senate). The rally was held on a cold, blustery day at the Fairgrounds in Kalispell. Participants sat in their cars to stay safe from COVID and the speakers were projected onto a big screen while their words were amplified by large speakers. There was lots of horn blowing and flag waving! It was a campaign rally for these times of pandemic!
“Powers for the People” is not just a campaign slogan. Loggers, hunters & anglers, kayakers, businessmen, teachers, musicians, and even dog-lovers like being represented by Debo Powers. A few of Debo’s friends got together at Sondreson Meadow in the North Fork to make a video supporting her campaign. Watch the video by clicking on the link below.
The Flathead Beacon featured an HD3 Candidate Forum showing the difference in issues between Representative Debo Powers and her opponent.