Jacob Torgerson is a candidate
seeking the Democratic Nomination in HD81.
Jacob grew up in a working-class, blue-collar family of 7. He was born and raised here and is a graduate of Helena’s public schools. Jacob is a Labor Organizer as well as an active community organizer in here in Helena. He is the current elected Treasurer of the Lewis and Clark County Democratic Central Committee. Jacob comes from a family of farmers, ranchers and small business owners. He is a full-time service industry employee while also in his second year as a first generation college student at Helena College.
Jacob is the only candidate in this race that is a renter, a student, and is the only candidate who is from a blue-collar background . When elected, he will be the first openly gay, Native American member of the Montana Legislature.