GREAT FALLS — Tribal officials on the Fort Belknap and Northern Cheyenne reservations have missed a deadline to open satellite election offices there, after Native Americans from those reservations won a legal settlement to open the offices and improve access to early voting.
Encouraging all eligible voters to cast ballots is a staple of The Billings Gazette’s election season opinions. This November, that call has extra significance because Montana is celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage.
CAPSER, Wyo. — Wyoming voters prefer to elect their top education official, according to polling commissioned by the Casper Star-Tribune.
HELENA — Mark French really wants to tell Montana voters which Republican Party officials have endorsed him in next month’s election, but he won’t be getting any help from the U.S Supreme Court.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead says addressing all of Wyoming’s priorities, including education and health care, requires a robust economy.
HELENA — Secretary of State Linda McCulloch on Tuesday announced a new way for people to begin the voter-registration process.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming residents must register to vote by Oct. 20 or they will have to wait until election day to do so.
RIVERTON — While U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis said in a Monday evening debate that the Endangered Species Act needs to be reformed, her Constitution Party challenger, Daniel Clyde Cummings, believes the act should be repealed.
CASPER, Wyo. — Candidates hoping to be Wyoming's next superintendent of public instruction squared off over the federal government's role in crafting education policy during a debate at Casper College on Thursday night.
MISSOULA — The state commissioner of political practices found a Missoula County sheriff's detective and a law firm that supported his candidacy for sheriff violated campaign finance laws.
NEWARK, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie could be forgiven if he had chips on both shoulders as big as those shoulders. This year, the first of his second term, has been overshadowed by often partisan investigations, more protracted than productive, of the involvement of several of his former aide…
CASPER, Wyo. — Candidates for Wyoming governor and superintendent of public instruction will debate in Casper this week.
Editor’s note: This is part of the Gazette’s coverage on contested Yellowstone County races in the Nov. 4 election.
Legislative Referendum 126 would repeal Montanans’ right to register and vote on Election Day.
HELENA — As Republican Steve Daines campaigns for Montana’s U.S. Senate seat, he’s hammered home his message of “more jobs, less government,” saying he knows what the private sector needs to create jobs in Montana.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says he plans to hold more debates before the November general election even if incumbent Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead won't participate.
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.
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In the November 2012 election, 329 Yellowstone County residents who had moved since they last registered to vote were able to cast ballots thanks to Montana’s Election Day registration law.
HELENA — Ravalli County Republicans sued the state Monday in an attempt to require voters to register with the GOP in order to participate in the party’s primary elections.