AP Former Democratic legislator to run for Montana governor Jun 10, 2019 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The first Democratic candidate for Montana governor has filed her paperwork with state regulators.Former state Rep. Reilly Neill registered Saturday with the state commissioner of political practices office. She pledges to carry on Gov. Steve Bullock's legacy on her campaign website .The 45-year-old Neill represented Livingston in the Montana House between 2013 and 2015. She was defeated in her 2014 re-election bid by current Republican Party Executive Director Debra Lamm. × Advertisement Neill publishes a free monthly arts and culture publication called Montana Press Monthly.Democrats have held the governor's office since 2005. Republicans see 2020 as an opportunity to take back the office with Bullock unable to run again due to term limits.Six candidates so far are seeking the GOP nomination. Libertarian Ron Vandevender also is running.———This story has been corrected to show that six candidates are seeking the GOP nomination for governor. Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Tags General News Government And Politics Gubernatorial Elections State Elections Elections State Governments Locations Montana United States North America Contact the Chronicle Send us your thoughts and feedback as a letter to the editor. Submit by email, by post to 2820 W. College St., Bozeman, MT 59718 or use our online form. What to read next News Weather service: Tornado-looking clouds Sunday were 'wind funnels' 14 hrs ago Everyday People Gavriella Oliver one of a few female electrician apprentices in Montana 14 hrs ago Education Ruth Thibeault Way upgrade begins at Bozeman High 14 hrs ago Crime and Courts Bozeman man accused of stealing purse, brandishing knife Jun 17, 2019 News Strong thunderstorm near Bozeman could cause brief, weak funnel clouds Jun 16, 2019 News What Montana's all about: Headwaters Country Jam brings big names to Three Forks Jun 16, 2019 What to read next News Weather service: Tornado-looking clouds Sunday were 'wind funnels' Everyday People Gavriella Oliver one of a few female electrician apprentices in Montana Education Ruth Thibeault Way upgrade begins at Bozeman High Crime and Courts Bozeman man accused of stealing purse, brandishing knife News Strong thunderstorm near Bozeman could cause brief, weak funnel clouds News What Montana's all about: Headwaters Country Jam brings big names to Three Forks Support quality local journalism. Become a subscriber.Subscribers get full, survey-free access to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle's award-winning coverage both on our website and in our e-edition, a digital replica of the print edition. Subscribe More from this section Searchers find body of diver missing in Canyon Ferry Lake Last updated: 6:07 p.m. Montana euthanizes 2 grizzly bears after property damaged Last updated: 5:47 p.m. Montana facility closing after chemical restraint flap Last updated: 4:45 p.m. Audit finds Montana secretary of state misused state vehicle Last updated: 4:32 p.m. Montana school officials revise plan to identify autism Last updated: 3:34 p.m.