Democratic Rep. Casey Schreiner Announces for Governor

House minority leader from Great Falls has served four terms in the state House

By Tristan Scott

HELENA — House Minority Leader Casey Schreiner of Great Falls is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Montana.

Schreiner announced his candidacy Tuesday, saying he’s running to give everyday families like his a chance to get ahead.

He said he would continue working to lower the cost of health care, invest in education, protect public lands and work to create jobs that pay well.

He has served four terms in the state House. Schreiner is a former science teacher and is a work-based learning director for the Department of Labor and Industry. He and his wife have three sons.

Schreiner joins former state Rep. Reilly Neill of Livingston in seeking the Democratic nomination. Six Republican candidates and a Libertarian are also running. The primary election is a year away.