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Johnson stakes out lead in race for PSC District 5

Johnson stakes out lead in race for PSC District 5

HELENA — Former Montana Secretary of State Brad Johnson led late Tuesday night in the three-way Republican primary for northwestern Montana’s Public Service Commission District 5, winning with just under 50 percent of the vote.

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Voters rejecting local government review

Voters rejecting local government review

Voters rejected measures for local government review in Tuesday’s primary election.

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5 things to know about today's Republican U.S. Senate primary

HELENA — Montana's U.S. Senate election has the potential of helping tip the balance of power if Republicans succeed in taking the seat held for more than three decades by former Sen. Max Baucus. Here are five things to know about the Republican U.S. Senate primary election:

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Walsh faces first test in keeping U.S. Senate seat

Walsh faces first test in keeping U.S. Senate seat

HELENA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh faces his first test in keeping the seat he was appointed to four months ago in Tuesday's primary, with the Republican challenger — widely expected to be U.S. Rep. Steve Daines — waiting in the wings for November's election.

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Still time to register to vote in Tuesday primary

HELENA — Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in most Montana counties.

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Some races crowded on Yellowstone County ballot

Some races crowded on Yellowstone County ballot

Voters in Yellowstone County will have a number of contested races to vote on when they receive their mail ballots this week.

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Gazette opinion: Why primary ballots arrive on school election day

Tuesday is a day Montana elections officials have dreaded. Two major election cycles coincide and some voter confusion is certain.

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Gazette opinion: Let’s take a good look at local government

Gazette opinion: Let’s take a good look at local government

Is it time for citizens to study their county and city governments and consider changes – large or small – in the structure of government?

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Court blocks ‘top-two’ primary referendum from appearing on 2014 ballot

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked the state from placing on the November ballot a legislative referendum to change how the state’s primary elections work.

March 25, 2014 5:07 pm
Montana House approves GOP election referendums

Montana House approves GOP election referendums

HELENA — The Montana House on Wednesday approved a pair of election referendums that sparked uproar in the Senate two weeks ago when Democrats failed in an attempt to block the bills.

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George F. Will: For substantial GOP candidates, deregulate campaign finance

WASHINGTON — Because of the grotesquely swollen place the presidency now occupies in the nation's governance and consciousness, we are never not preoccupied with presidential campaigning. The Constitution's Framers would be appalled.

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Eastern Shoshone vote in delayed primary election

CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern Shoshone tribal members have cast ballots in a delayed primary election.

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Incumbent Crow chairman outpaced by challenger in primary vote

The list of candidates for executive office in the Crow Tribe has been narrowed after Saturday's primary election.

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Northern Cheyenne vote narrows slate of candidates

By just a few votes, Northern Cheyenne Tribal President Leroy Spang was knocked out of the running for another term in office.

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Vandevender wants more ag cooperatives and legalized hemp

Vandevender wants more ag cooperatives and legalized hemp

HELENA — In his low-key race for governor, Libertarian Ron Vandevender says he wants to create more jobs, encourage the formation of more agricultural cooperatives and urge the federal government to legalize hemp.

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District lines baffle Fremont County voters

CASPER, Wyo. — It’s hard to vote in Fremont County. Ballots are an enigma because of the sinuous lines splitting districts into incongruous precincts. The county sends out sample ballots with voting instructions to aid disillusioned voters. But problems still arise.

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Two Wyo GOP primary losers mount write-in campaigns

Two Wyo GOP primary losers mount write-in campaigns

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two Republican legislative candidates who lost their primary election races aren't giving up and will take the more difficult write-in road to get their names on the general election ballot.

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Candidates set for Northern Cheyenne primary election

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe will have a full slate of candidates for president and the other offices in the Sept. 27 primary election.

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Wyoming primary election results certified

CHEYENNE — The State Canvassing Board has certified this month's primary election results.

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