BILLINGS – Former Billings state Sen. Lynda Moss is the latest prospect to toss her hat into the ring for Montana’s only seat in the U.S. Home of Representatives.Moss, who’s been out of politics since 2012, filed documents with the Federal Elections Commission today establishing the Buddies of Lynda Moss as her official Project Committee.Moss, who ends up being the fourth Democrat in the race, said she believes she has
the ideal stuff to reclaim Montana’s Home seat for her party. “I think the time is right. I believe people in Montana are looking for brand-new leadership,” she stated.”That management requires listening, it requires statesmanship, it requires an understanding of civility, and the worths we have in our state-honesty, stability, respect for one another and a love for our public places, “Moss said.Moss is seeking the election to unseat Republican politician Rep. Greg Gianforte, who won the seat in a May unique election. Gianforte changed
Ryan Zinke, who accepted a visit to become Secretary of the Interior in the Trump administration.The Montana congressional seat has actually remained in GOP hand for two decades.Moss admits she is not the status quo.”Like lots of Americans and Montanans, I have been horrified at the lack of civility, the discourse, the name calling and the bullying in our public life with chosen officials from the President and Congress to City Councils if you will,” said Moss.In addition to her political experience, Moss worked at the Western Heritage Center in Billings for 14 years, and most recently has actually been associated with the world of philanthropy, helping raise money for a variety of causes. She likewise unsuccessfully looked for a seat on the Yellowstone County commission in 2016 that was left by Costs Kennedy. That seat was won by Robyn Driscoll.