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Local Elections

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Updated 3 days, 12 hours ago

GOP contenders debate in Whitefish, sans Zinke

Four Republican candidates for Montana’s new western U.S. House seat debated in Whitefish on Friday, generally f...

Updated 1 month ago
Poll seeking special session on election integrity fails

Montana lawmakers have rejected an attempt to call a special legislative session to investigate the state's election processes amid continued false claims by...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Gone from KPD, county commissioner candidate Parce under review by state bureau

Jason Parce, who has made his career in local law enforcement a tentpole of his campaign for the Flathead County Commission, no longer works as a police offi...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
GOP congressional candidates to debate in Whitefish

Whitefish next month will host a debate of Republican candidates vying for Montana’s District 1 congressional seat.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Green Party candidates can appear on Montana ballot in 2022

Two Green Party candidates who have filed to run for seats in the Montana House can appear on the ballot this year as part of a settlement in a long-running ...

Updated 2 months ago
PSC’s open District 5 seat draws varied crowd

One of Montana’s smallest agencies offers one of its biggest election bouts this year following recent legislative audit scrutiny.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
4 from Flathead vie for western U.S. House seat

With just Monday remaining for candidates to file, four from Flathead County have so far entered a now brimming race for western Montana’s U.S. House Distric...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Judge hears arguments in challenges over new election laws

Four laws the Republican majority in the 2021 Montana Legislature said they passed to make elections more secure actually enacted barriers that make it more ...

Updated 3 months ago
Challenger enters commissioner race

A Republican challenger has filed in the race for Flathead County Commissioner.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Investigation: Zinke misused position as Interior secretary

Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke misused his position to advance a development project in his Montana hometown and lied to an agency ethics official...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Holmquist, Heino file for re-election

A list of Flathead County elected officials have filed in recent weeks seeking re-election, according to the county election department.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Republicans drawing more money in Montana U.S. House campaigns

Republicans Ryan Zinke and Matt Rosendale have raised more than $1 million each in their campaigns for Montana's two U.S. House seats as the primary election...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks 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 5 months 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 Tribal Council incumbents who was defeated in th...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks 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 5 months, 3 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...