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Local Elections

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Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Fyant, Gillin voted out of CSKT Tribal Council

Shelly Fyant, chairwoman of the Tribal Council of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, is one of two Tri...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
CSKT Tribal Council elects McDonald as chairman

The Tribal Council of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes held its quarterly meeting Friday at the Tribes’ headquarters in Pablo, with the selection of new Council leadership high on the agenda.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Testing underway on new elections management system

Testing is underway on a new elections management system for Montana that county elections leaders warned last month was still full of bugs and didn’t appear...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
US House candidate Zinke files financial disclosure report

Montana Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke filed a financial disclosure that reports he has received nearly $800,000 in consulting fees so far this y...

Updated 2 months ago
Bishop leaves race for Montana's western U.S. House seat

Democratic State Rep. Laurie Bishop bowed out of the race for Montana's new U.S. House seat on Thursday, a week after the congressional district boundaries were finalized, leaving her hometown of Livingston outsi...

Updated 2 months ago
Dahlman confirmed winner in Kalispell Ward 3 recount

Jessica Dahlman was confirmed as the winner after the recount for Kalispell City Council Ward 3, narrowly defeating Rod Kuntz by eight votes, 451 to 443 — th...

Updated 2 months ago
Recount scheduled for Kalispell Ward 3 council seat

A recount for the Kalispell City Council Ward 3 election will take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the South Campus Building conference room in Kalis...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Montana commission finalizes congressional district lines

Montana's redistricting commission chair selected on Thursday a congressional district map proposed by Republicans, dealing a blow to Democrats who hoped to ...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Field grows in race for Montana's new U.S. House seat

Another Democrat has joined the race for Montana's new U.S. House seat, expanding an already large field before maps to define the boundaries of the congress...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Election results: Johnson re-elected Kalispell mayor; Whitefish renews resort tax

Mark Johnson easily secured a third term as Kalispell mayor with a decisive victory Tuesday.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Pot rules, architecture divide Kalispell mayoral candidates

The differences between Kalispell mayoral candidates Mark Johnson and Sid Daoud came down to questions of small and smaller government during a virtual quest...

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Whitefish voters to decide extension of resort tax

In the Nov. 2 election, Whitefish voters will decide whether to extend the city's 3% resort tax, along with approving a slight shift in how the funds are spent.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Columbia Falls mayor challenged by write-in candidates

Incumbent Columbia Falls Mayor Don Barnhart is being challenged by write-in candidates John Rallis and Chris Sellmann in the Nov. 2 municipal election.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Kalispell council candidates agree on most issues

During an election forum held virtually on Wednesday, candidates for the Kalispell City Council demonstrated something rare in the modern political environment: agreement.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Kalispell woman joins race for Montana's 2nd House seat

Mary Todd, a Kalispell businesswoman and church leader, announced Thursday she is running as a Republican for Montana’s newly established second U.S. House s...