Joint commission meeting on HD 80 seat moved to Helena

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The joint meeting Tuesday of commissioners from Powell and Lewis and Clark counties to select a new representative for state House District 80 will now be held in Helena instead of Deer Lodge, officials said Wednesday.

The meeting will still be held 2 p.m. Tuesday. But it will now be held in Room 326 of the City-County Building in Helena, 316 N. Park Ave.

The joint meeting is open to the public and also available via Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83687975676?pwd=OEtRUFJVaWlhSTZTbkllbUNyYjlXQT09 or at lccountymt.gov/bocc/commission-meetings.html.

The panel will select a new legislator for HD 80 from among three GOP nominees: Nathan Nachtsheim, Hailey Oestreicher and Zack Wirth. The candidates were selected by the Powell County Republican Central Committee and the Lewis and Clark County Republican Central Committee.

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The county commissioners are to make the final decision Tuesday. The district includes both counties.

Powell County commissioners were earlier slated to host the meeting, but they reportedly had a problem with room availability in the Powell County Courthouse.

Lewis and Clark County commissioners hosted the meeting earlier this month when the joint panel had to select a new Republican for Senate District 40 for the

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