Amanda CowanThe Columbian
Peter PereiraThe Standard-Times
Michael G. SeamansMorning Sentinel
This category had three or four photographs that could be first place. This was tough to judge. 1st place: A fine photograph that captures the feeling of the moment. 2nd place: A moving photograph that gets you to feel the heartache of this mother. 3rd place: Good idea to find this vantage point. A thoughtful and well-executed photograph that effectively shows the scene on voting day.
Judges: Keith Graham/University of Montana School of Journalism, Jeremy Lurgio/University of Montana School of Journalism, Louise Johns/University of Montana School of Journalism