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For Representative: Someone Who Represents
When you ask Kathleen Williams who her political hero is, you get a surprising answer. It’s not a woman. It’s not even a Democrat. It’s Dick Knox. Dick Knox was a rancher from Winifred who served in the Montana legislature for several sessions in the ‘80s and ‘90s. He was a Republican. He was conservative. And when Kathleen Williams came to Montana to work as professional staff for the legislature, he chaired her committee. In those days before term limits, committee chairs were highly experienced as lawmakers and thoroughly versed in the issues. They had also usually developed the skill