With the Democratic Party reduced to near irrelevancy and ceremonial resistance across much of the nation, our town’s own District 90 Rep. Ellie Hill managed to not only survive the 2016 election (her fourth and, due to term limits, final win as a state rep.) but even pass a couple of bills during this year’s session, keeping the rabble well roused all along the way. Ellie Hill: 100 Ryman • 218-9608 • elliehillforhd94.com

Finalists, Best Activist

2. Erin Erikson, Missoula Rises

3. Amy Climburg, Climate Smart Missoula