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.
Yellowstone County elections workers stuffed and stamped about 50,000 ballots last week, ballots that will go out today ahead of the Nov. 4 election.
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Even as city staff continues using City Council input to revise language in Billings’ proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, the council voted 6-5 Monday to seek an opinion from Attorney General Tim Fox’s office on whether it’s legal for Billings to enact such an ordinance.
The five-candidate race to be the GOP nominee for U.S. House turned out to be the closest congressional contest in Montana’s Primary Election.
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.
Voters in Yellowstone County will have a number of contested races to vote on when they receive their mail ballots this week.
The close of regular registration for the upcoming June 3 Primary Election is on May 5 at 5 p.m. If you wish to register through the mail, you will need to have your registration card postmarked no later than May 5.
LAUREL — Laurel voters will mark their ballots June 3 to decide whether residents want the certainty of funding — and the property tax hike — that comes through a park maintenance district.
Yellowstone County Elections Administrator Bret Rutherford talks about the filing deadline for District 2 school board in Billings Thursday March 27, 2014.
LOCKWOOD — Lockwood voters approved a special district Tuesday to build and maintain pedestrian safety improvements in the Lockwood area.
Lockwood voters have until Tuesday to return mail ballots on a measure to establish a pedestrian safety district in their community.
Ballots go into the mail Thursday for an election in which Lockwood voters will decide whether to tax themselves for a pedestrian safety district in their community.
Yellowstone County voters wanting to cast absentee ballots need to return a form confirming their address.
Montana law requires that each voter on the biennial absentee list reapply for a mail ballot at the beginning of every even-numbered year.
Yellowstone County used new machines to count ballots in Tuesday’s election, having replaced old machines that kept jamming on folds in absentee ballots in last year’s general election.
Make sure that your voice will be heard on Nov. 5 by updating your voter registration if you have recently moved. On Oct. 18, every registered active voter was mailed a ballot for the upcoming Nov. 5 municipal election. The districts for this election include the cities of Billings and Laure…
In addition to introducing themselves to voters on the campaign trail, Billings City Council candidates have been offered other venues to make their views known this year.
For more than an hour on Monday night, School District 2 board trustees discussed the merits of building reserve levies versus construction bonds.
Ballots returned in the all-mail school board and mill levy elections topped 40,000 Tuesday afternoon, a new record, said Bret Rutherford, Yellowstone County elections chief.
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