On Sunday, March 5, the Montana Democratic party will hold their nominating convention to select a candidate for the now-vacant U.S. House seat of Ryan Zinke, who resigned his seat in Congress to become the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.

The nomination convention will convene at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday inside the ballroom of the Best Western Premiere Great Northern hotel, located on Great Northern Boulevard in Helena.

Delegates will check in starting at 8:30 a.m. Officials say the convention is open to the public, however, no one will be allowed in the delegate area of the convention without the proper credentials

Eight men and women have announced their intention to run for the nomination. They include Amanda Curtis, John Meyer, Kelly McCarthy, Link Neimark, Rob Quist, Gary Stein, Tom Weida and Dan West.