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.
Political science professor Craig Wilson, center, is flanked by psychology professor Mathew McMullen, left, and political science professor Josh Poulette as they discuss the findings of the 2014 Montana Poll at MSUB on Friday morning.
Montana Republican candidates show strong leads in U.S. Senate and House races, according to a poll released Friday by Montana State University Billings.
Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a two-day series on the divided political landscape in Montana, which is neither “red” nor “blue,” but somewhere in between.
HELENA — Some candidates for the open U.S. House seat are racking up endorsements from various national and state groups as well as political leaders, while others haven’t garnered any endorsements.
The last two weeks of U.S. Rep. Steve Daines’ Senate run have been steeped in Tea Party politics, first with a $400,000 ad blitz thanking Montana’s lone congressman for opposing Obamacare, and then liberal accusations the Republican is “tea stained.”
Nearly seven of every 10 Montanans opposed using a partial shutdown of the federal government to defund the Affordable Care Act, according to a new poll conducted by professors and students from Montana State University Billings.
Dr. Craig Wilson talks about the MSUB poll on national, state and local issues Thursday.
HELENA — Sen. Max Baucus’ surprise announcement Tuesday that he won’t run for re-election in 2014 throws a big, fat curveball into next year’s U.S. Senate race in Montana.
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.
HELENA — Eleven months into Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s first year on the job in 2005, a panel of lawmakers given the task of fixing Montana’s broken, unconstitutional school-funding system had crashed and burned.
A voter survey released Thursday shows Montana's U.S. Senate candidates running just about even in a high-stakes race that polls suggest has budged little despite more than $15 million in campaign spending. The Montana State University Billings poll found Republican Denny Rehberg, a six-term…
Montanans overwhelmingly would vote for Republican Mitt Romney for president, according to a new Montana State University Billings poll released Wednesday. The poll found that state voters favored the former Massachusetts governor by 49 percent, compared to nearly 35 percent for President Ba…
Courtney Lavigne and Evan Wilson were married at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Wallace, Idaho.
HELENA — Get ready, Montana voters.
HELENA -- After a proud tradition of electing many of the first women to hold political office in Montana, Republicans have fallen far behind Democrats these days in fielding female candidates.
Dr. Cathy Grott breaks down the polling numbers that relate to the economics of Christmas, and Dr. Craig Wilson explains why the U.S. Senate race might the most important in Montana this upcoming election.
The U.S. Senate race in Montana next year is shaping up to be a close one, according to Montana State University Billings poll results released Wednesday.
MSUB political science professor Dr. Craig Wilson analyzes the disparity between Obama's approval rating and his likability rating.