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Candidate Name Recognition


I wonder, if while writing news stories about low name recognition of political candidates, Montana’s political reporters ever consider the possibility that the reason candidates aren’t better known is because of their lack of coverage?

I’m sure that Mike Lange is happy that no one know who he is, though, so he is unlikely to complain much.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is a eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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