Election results posted; Zinke heads to DC

By Gwyneth Hyndman

A precinct breakdown of Seeley Lake, Swan and Potomac election results show that voters in these areas voted overwhelmingly in favor of Republican 1st Congressional District candidate Ryan Zinke for Montana’s newly created western U.S. House district. The AP Press declared Zinke the winner on Thursday morning, Nov. 10.

On the whole, Missoula County voted in favor of Democrat Monica Tranel, who secured 63.58% of the vote, over Zinke’s 33.32% and Libertarian John Lamb’s 2.97%.

In Seeley Lake, Zinke won 720 votes, Tranel secured 384 votes and Lamb won 43 votes.

In Swan, Zinke w...


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