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Half of Yellowstone County's absentee ballots should be in this week

Half of Yellowstone County's absentee ballots should be in this week

Officially, the record shows that 20,000 Yellowstone County residents had already voted by Tuesday. But County Elections Administrator Bret Rutherford knows the number was a few thousand ballots off.

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Despite rocky political landscape, state Democrats eye gains at the Legislature

BUTTE — Conventional wisdom says 2014 looks like a rough political year for Democrats in Montana, but party stalwarts see a bright spot beckoning: Their chances for making gains this election at the state Legislature, particularly the state Senate.

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Majority of Yellowstone County's votes are already in

Majority of Yellowstone County's votes are already in

Election Day isn't until June 3, but Yellowstone County primary races could already be decided by early absentee voters who have submitted nearly three-quarters of the expected turnout.

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Ralliers say Tea Party still a force, despite criticism

Ralliers say Tea Party still a force, despite criticism

As Tea Party rallies go, the one in Billings on Tuesday was tepid.

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Local Republican Party turns away congressional candidate, cites racism

Local Republican Party turns away congressional candidate, cites racism

GOP congressional candidate Drew Turiano has been branded a racist by the Yellowstone County Republican Party and turned away from the group’s key political event.

March 12, 2014 5:07 pm
GOP running Internet ads asking Bullock to divulge Senate appointment plans

GOP running Internet ads asking Bullock to divulge Senate appointment plans

HELENA — The Montana Republican Party is running Internet ads urging Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock to divulge how he plans to choose his appointee to fill out the term of U.S. Sen. Max Baucus.

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New battle lines drawn for legislative races

New battle lines drawn for legislative races

Campaign filing season begins Thursday with new battle lines drawn for state legislative districts.

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Praise, accolades pour in for senator's tenure

Praise, accolades pour in for senator's tenure

HELENA — Accolades and praise from all political corners flowed in Tuesday for U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, who announced he wouldn’t run for re-election next year. Among the praise were comments from President Barack Obama.

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Judge: Schweitzer didn’t break law with PSAs

Judge: Schweitzer didn’t break law with PSAs

HELENA — Former Gov. Brian Schweitzer did not violate state law by taping public service announcements shortly after filing as a candidate for re-election in 2008, a state District Court judge ruled Monday.

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Absentee ballots pouring in as Election Day nears

Absentee ballots pouring in as Election Day nears

Less than a week before Election Day and many Yellowstone County voters have already cast their ballots, according to statistics released Monday.

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Foes of donation limits want Bullock to drop suit

HELENA — Conservative groups and individuals seeking to dismantle Montana's campaign contribution limits are trying to force Democrat Steve Bullock to drop a lawsuit against Rick Hill, his Republican opponent in the race for governor.

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Democratic legislative candidates outline plans to boost the economy

HELENA — An oil-and-gas development impact fund, freezing college tuition in Montana and tax cuts for small business are among the ideas Democratic legislative candidates will be promoting this election — and, at the 2013 Legislature, they said Wednesday.

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Write-in effort for GOP official fails

HELENA -- Bowen Greenwood failed to get enough write-in votes in the June primary election to appear on the November ballot as the Republican nominee for clerk of the Montana Supreme Court.

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Montana GOP ends call to make homosexuality illegal

HELENA — The Montana Republican Party is ending its call to make homosexual acts illegal, but the party is reinforcing its opposition to gay marriage.

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Republicans critical of redistricting plans

Every decade Montana's legislative districts are redrawn and every time a fight erupts between those who feel politically slighted and those who feel the changes are spot on.

May 14, 2012 6:30 pmLoading…
Montana’s presidential primary is a snoozer

Montana’s presidential primary is a snoozer

HELENA — The Montana June 5 presidential primary has been a ho-hum election so far, particularly compared to the Democratic primary in 2008 featuring Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigning in multiple cities around the state.

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GOP mounts effort to get Supreme Court clerk candidate

HELENA -- After failing to field a candidate for clerk of the Montana Supreme Court, Republicans are urging GOP voters to write in the name of Bowen Greenwood on their June primary ballots for that office. 

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State GOP airs ad blasting Bullock over health care stance

HELENA -- The Montana Republican Party took to the airwaves Tuesday to accuse Steve Bullock, the likely Democratic nominee for governor, of not fighting for Montanans against the 2010 federal health care reform law.

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Monday deadline brings out scores of legislative hopefuls

HELENA — More than 60 legislative candidates filed Monday to run for office, as the two major political parties scrambled to fill spots in key races for this year’s battle to control the Montana Legislature.

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Busy three days for GOP in Billings

Republicans will stampede into Billings next week for three days of debates, speeches and campaign classes.

February 02, 2012 8:15 pmLoading…

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