HELENA — Democrat Galen Hollenbaugh, running for the Public Service Commission in western Montana’s District 5, says it’s not easy to engage voters on the obscure race — but this year he’s finding a spark of interest.
HELENA — Public Service Commission candidate Galen Hollenbaugh said Tuesday that a fundraiser for his Republican opponent, Brad Johnson, shows that Johnson is beholden to big-energy interests rather than energy consumers.
When the 2005 Legislature passed the law that created Election Day voter registration in Montana, I was proud of our state, our legislature and our bipartisan coalition as we placed a commitment to democratic ideals ahead of partisanship.
HELENA – Republican Brad Johnson, a former Montana secretary of state, said Wednesday he’s running for the state Public Service Commission in western Montana’s District 5, setting up a GOP primary contest for the seat.
HELENA — A state legislator and a former legislator — one Democrat, one Republican — confirmed Thursday that they’re running for the state Public Service Commission seat being vacated by Commissioner Bill Gallagher of Helena.
HELENA — With the primary election for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat nine months away, five Republicans and one Democrat say they are looking to run.
HELENA -- A former secretary of state and four current or ex-legislators are among the Republicans looking to run for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat if Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., enters the Senate race instead of seeking re-election.
HELENA — Republican Tim Fox is slightly ahead of Democratic Pam Bucy, 48 percent to 42 percent, in the race for attorney general, a Gazette State Poll shows. Ten percent of the voters are undecided. The poll was taken Oct. 29-31 for the Gazette State Bureau by Mason-Dixon Polling & Resea…
HELENA — It’s a rematch — and not a particularly friendly one — for secretary of state this year between Democratic incumbent Linda McCulloch and Brad Johnson, the Republican she ousted from the job in 2008.
The majority of Yellowstone County voters and thousands of their neighbors across Montana have changed the way they vote over the past four years.
In my first legislative session as secretary of state, I was successful in securing passage of legislation that outlaws electronic voting machines and requires that paper ballots be used in all Montana elections. I also led Montana to become one of the first states in the country to fully co…
HELENA — Before the dusted even settled on Tuesday's crowded primary nominations, simmering general election battles began to heat up.
Republican voters gave Tim Fox another shot to become Montana's attorney general by delivering a victory over state Sen. Jim Shockley in Tuesday's primary.
HELENA — After a mostly quiet primary campaign, Montanans on Tuesday will choose their matchups for a November general election that promises to be anything but sleepy.
HELENA -- Former Democratic state Sen. Jesse Laslovich continues to raise more money than anyone else from either party in the attorney general’s race.
HELENA — Three of the four Republicans running for secretary of state want to repeal the law that allows people to register to vote on Election Day and cast their votes then.
HELENA — Former state Sen. Jesse Laslovich leads the fundraising race for attorney general over rival Pam Bucy in the Democratic primary.
HELENA — Former Secretary of State Brad Johnson will be allowed to run for his old office after all now that the state's political practices commissioner reversed an earlier decision Wednesday.
HELENA — Three Republicans filed for secretary of state this week, bringing the GOP field to four, while Democratic incumbent Linda McCulloch is running unopposed.