Knowledge Identifier: +Brian_Schweitzer
Born in 1955.
Countries: Montana (48%), United States (33%), Colorado (14%)
Linked to: Republican Party, The Washington Post, Democratic Party, Montana State University
Following his high school years at The Abbey School, Holy Cross Abbey, Canon City, Colorado in 1973, Schweitzer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in international agronomy from Colorado State University in 1978 and a Master of Science in soil science from Montana State University, Bozeman in 1980.
In 2000, Schweitzer ran for U.S. Senate against the Republican incumbent Conrad Burns.
Stan Jones (politician) - The winner in 2000 was Republican Judy Martz, and in 2004 the winner was Democrat Brian Schweitzer
John Bohlinger - On the 2004 gubernatorial ticket, Bohlinger, a Republican, joined with Brian Schweitzer, a Democrat
In 2011, Schweitzer announced his intention to provide single-payer health care in Montana, based on the Saskatchewan plan.
Due to term limits in Montana, he was barred from running for a third term in 2012