Three weeks following the 1978 Montana general election, Daniel Kemmis discusses his reelection to the Montana State Legislature having won 63 percent of the vote. He describes his campaign and his surprise at winning by such a large margin. Kemmis talks about the election results throughout the state, and the sacrifices that he and his family made in order for him to be a Montana politician. He concludes by contemplating the upcoming legislative session and the issues he thinks legislators will tackle including university funding, energy conservation, and the coal tax trust fund.
Montana State Legislature; Montana state legislators; Montana election results, 1978; Montana politicians; Montana University System funding; Energy conservation; Montana coal tax
Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project, OH 036, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)
Kemmis, Daniel, "Daniel Kemmis Interview, November 17, 1978" (1978). Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project. 3.