As one election comes to an end, the buildup to an even bigger election, still a year away, is beginning.  Just last week, a long time Educator and Administrator with a glowing personality, threw her hat in the ring to become the Superintendent of the State Office of Public instruction.

Sandy Welch, a Republican from Martin City in the Flathead Valley was on an early campaign trip in Conrad, Cut Bank, & Shelby Wednesday.   KSEN had the chance for a brief interview and you can hear it live after the jump.