- Frank Mutch
Family: Wife, Mary; two grown children; three grandchildren
Occupation: Semi-retired, has a rental property and still does some work as an electrician
Background: Graduate of Missoula County High School; briefly attended University of Montana; graduated with an electrical-mechanical engineering degree from the U.S. Naval Academy; worked for Montana Power Co. and U.S. Forest Service; past president of Polson Rotary Club and past director of Polson Chamber of Commerce; a precinct committeeman and finance chair for Lake County Republican Central Committee
Website: None, but can be reached at 250-1877 or by email at email@example.com
- Scott Reichner
Family: Wife, Jill; 10 children
Occupation: Self-employed, owner of Flathead Mortgage in Bigfork
Background: Graduated from high school in Carlsbad, Calif.; studied finance at Brigham Young University in Utah; worked for several large companies in the banking industry; moved to Bigfork with his wife to be closer to her family in 1997; served three terms on the Bigfork School District Board of Trustees, two as chairman of the board; has held the Montana House District 9 seat since January 2009.
Website: None, but can be reached at 253-3929 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 7:45 am
Reducing property taxes and getting a sluggish Northwest Montana economy going are two of the top issues for House District 9, the Republican candidates running for the office said.
Scott Reichner, R-Bigfork, is seeking a third term representing the district. He’s facing a June 5 primary challenge from Frank Mutch, who lives on Finley Point near Polson.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 7:45 am.