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Voters want honesty, transparency

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HELENA, Mont.- Candidates across the state today are dressed to impress and ready to run for office, but it seems most Montanans couldn't care less about appearances, they want to know their candidate's character.

"[I want] someone who is intelligent, looks at the facts. Ideally isn't entrenched in their own side of things that they're willing to consider other viewpoints and open to compromise and the other side," said
Michael Fashoway  an analyst.

These Montanans don't want a politician, rather an honest and transparent candidate, traits many people think some of our representation lacks.

"It gets so frustrating sometimes, you think you've chosen the correct candidate and they make all the right promised and what ends up being exactly opposite of what they promised," said Tom Hirst a local business owner.

Both Michael and Tom say leaders  across party lines need to get their act together, stop focusing on the battle between liberals and conservatives and represent the people as they were elected to do.

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