Thelma Baker, owner of the Thunderbird Motel in Missoula and one of Montana’s three Electoral College voters, is heading to the nation’s capital to attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony on Friday.
The prominent local Republican has been chosen by the state GOP to be one of Montana's electors in each of the last five presidential races. The honor reflects Baker's labors in the party trenches.
She spent 18 years running Missoula election efforts for former U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns and has worked on campaigns for everyone from U.S. Sen. Steve Daines to former Gov. Judy Martz....
“When you’re standing at the Capitol and you’re being sworn in and you know that you’re going to vote for the president of the United States, it’s an emotion that’s hard to describe. You’re making history,” she said.
Thelma is currently Second Vice President for the club. Read the rest here.This will be the third inauguration she’s attended, having been to both of President George W. Bush’s in 2000 and 2004.