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Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Judges finds new Montana election law unconstitutional

A Montana law that would have required people who turn 18 in the month before an election to vote in person — th...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Recounts results confirm Bukacek won utility board GOP primary

Ballot recounts conducted in four counties, the last concluding Monday, confirm that Flathead Valley internal medicine doctor Ann “Annie” Bukacek has won the...

Updated 1 month ago
Recounts confirm Bukacek as winner of PSC primary

Ann Bukacek is still the Republican winner in the Montana Public Service Commission District No. 5 primary, according to recounts in three of four counties.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Montana Secretary of State receives recount request for PSC District 5

Montana Public Service Commission candidate Derek Skees requested a recount in the District 5 GOP primary after earning 11,146 votes to winner Ann Bukacek’s ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Supreme Court: Montana regents make campus gun rules

Montana's Board of Regents, not the Legislature, has the constitutional authority to regulate the possession and storage of firearms on public college campus...

Updated 2 months ago
Bukacek presumptive winner of Republican PSC primary

Flathead Valley physician Ann “Annie” Bukacek is the presumptive winner of the Republican primary in the race for a seat on Montana’s Public Service Commissi...

Updated 2 months ago
Republican primaries highlight a divided caucus

Eyes across Montana last week were affixed to the slow drip of precinct results in the neck-and-neck U.S. House GOP primary between former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Al Olszewski, an orthopedic surgeo...

Updated 2 months ago
Holmquist leapfrogs Fallon with addition of provisional ballots

In a stunning reversal, incumbent Flathead County Commissioner Pam Holmquist surpassed challenger Jack Fallon with the addition of provisional ballots to the...

Updated 2 months ago
Zinke wins GOP nod in race for new Montana House seat

Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke won an unexpectedly tight race Thursday to become the Republican nominee in the race for a new U.S. House seat represent...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
GOP primary for PSC’s District 5 Public Service Commission within recount margin

Nearly 20 hours after polls closed, fewer than 100 votes separate the first- and second-place vote-getters in the Republican primary for the District 5 seat ...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Last-minute election law changes and scattered ballot errors punctuate an otherwise smooth, slow primary election in Montana

Some of Montana’s most anticipated 2022 primary races have already been called, but in Lincoln County, the counting continues.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Republicans Fuller, Sprunger win legislative primaries

Veteran state lawmaker John Fuller handily defeated his Republican rival and political neophyte Lee Huestis in the GOP primary for the Senate District 4 seat.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Rosendale wins GOP primary; Zinke race too early to call

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's lone congressman handily won the GOP primary in his bid for a second term Tuesday as ballot-counting continued in the race for...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Gustafson and Brown advance after Montana Supreme Court primary

Montana Supreme Court Justice Ingrid Gustafson and current Public Service Commission Chair James Brown have emerged as the top two vote-getters in the non-partisan primary election for the high court’s second sea...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Loge garners re-election support in Mineral, Sanders counties

Rep. Denley Loge has secured another term in the Montana House following a hotly contested primary election.