|Montana Public Service Commissioner - District 3|
|Bachelor's||Western Montana College|
|Place of birth||Miles City, Montana|
|Profession||Real estate broker/owner, Sweeney Real Estate|
Sweeney ran for District 3 of the Montana Public Service Commission in 2012. He faced incumbent John Vincent in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. James Brown, Edward McCrone, Michael More and Roger Koopman all ran for the Republican nomination. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
Results are unofficial until certification on June 26th.
|Montana Public Service Commissioner District 3 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Election Results via The Montana Secretary of State.|
Sweeney said if elected he will promote a wide range of energy sources, stating, “I just think Montana has a diverse energy source. I support coal development, and all aspects of energy — wind, hydropower, natural gas. These things are part of the whole energy package in Montana, that needs to be developed.”