GREAT FALLS — Democrat Denise Juneau and Republican incumbent Ryan Zinke will meet in their third debate in the race for Montana’s U.S. House seat.
They will be joined on stage Wednesday night at Great Falls College by a newcomer to the race, Rick Breckenridge.
Breckenridge replaced Mike Fellows as the Libertarian Party candidate after Fellows died in a car crash last month.
Zinke is seeking a second two-year term. He is fending off a challenge by Juneau, the outgoing superintendent of public instruction.
In their last meeting, the candidates clashed over natural resource development. Zinke twice called Juneau a liar, and Juneau criticized Zinke for aligning himself with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Zinke spokeswoman Heather Swift says she expects Zinke to talk about agriculture, national security, jobs and the economy during Wednesday’s debate.
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