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Denise Juneau maintains slim lead in Montana public school race

Filed Under: Education | Politics
More on: 2012, democrats, denise juneau, elections, montana

Democrat Denise Juneau, the first American Indian to run the Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction, is holding onto a slim lead against Republican Sandy Welch.

As of Thursday morning, Juneau was ahead by less than 2,000 votes. Results are still being counted from Yellowstone County, the state's most populous.

Juneau is a member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota. She was raised on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.

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OPI race still too close to call Thursday morning (The Great Falls Tribune 11/8)
Superintendent of public instruction race still too close to call (AP 11/8)

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Denise Juneau holds lead in election for Montana public schools (11/7)
Editorial: Re-elect Denise Juneau for education post in Montana (10/2)
Denise Juneau discusses Indian issues during 2012 DNC speech (09/06)

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