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GOP committee sues to close Montana primaries

GOP committee sues to close Montana primaries

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.

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Wyoming's primary election results certified

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The State Canvassing Board has certified last week's primary election results.

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Contested GOP races as Enzi, Lummis seek new terms

Contested GOP races as Enzi, Lummis seek new terms

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two strong incumbents, U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi and U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, face perhaps their biggest challenges this election year as they compete with lesser-known challengers in Wyoming's Republican primary Tuesday.

August 19, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Wyoming votes on GOP gubernatorial candidates

Wyoming votes on GOP gubernatorial candidates

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A three-way race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination topped the list of contests in Tuesday's Wyoming primaries, whose results are often the last word in state politics since registered Republicans outnumber Democrats better than 2 to 1.

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Wyoming primary election is state's real contest

Wyoming primary election is state's real contest

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming increasingly has become a one-party state in recent years, and the Republican primaries for governor and two of the state’s congressional seats Tuesday could well prove to be the definitive contests.

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Wyoming Democrats: Do not cross over and vote GOP on primary

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Democratic Party leadership discouraged registered Democrats from voting in the Aug. 19 Republican primary, saying moderates in the GOP need to stand up to the extreme right wing on their own.

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Analysis: Debate flaws for Haynes on Yellowstone, Mead on refugees

Analysis: Debate flaws for Haynes on Yellowstone, Mead on refugees

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead began Tuesday’s GOP primary debate flat, two Republican insiders said, but he picked up momentum when he attacked challenger Taylor Haynes’ views on the state claiming federal lands, they said.

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Attorney wants GOP to sue to close primaries

Attorney wants GOP to sue to close primaries

HELENA — A Bozeman attorney is urging the state Republican Party to proceed with a federal lawsuit to close GOP primary elections to nonparty members, but the party’s state chairman said no decision has been made yet.

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GOP conservatives seek closed primary elections

GOP conservatives seek closed primary elections

A Republican committee gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal to close future primary elections to prevent voters outside the party from influencing the outcome.

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Zinke wins tight primary

Zinke wins tight primary

With more than 91 percent of precincts reporting, Ryan Zinke has held on to win a close primary fight, getting the nod to represent the Republican party in November's U.S. House race.

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Walsh, Daines campaigns already swinging

Walsh, Daines campaigns already swinging

HELENA — Democratic Sen. John Walsh and Republican Rep. Steve Daines were just selected as their party nominees for the U.S. Senate, but their campaigns have been swinging against each other for weeks.

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New voting setup is easier on voters and volunteers

New voting setup is easier on voters and volunteers

In past primaries, long lines causing big headaches have been enough to deter some Billings residents from casting a ballot. 

June 03, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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

HELENA — A crowded Republican field is vying to succeed U.S. Rep. Steve Daines as Montana's lone congressman, as Daines runs for Senate. Here are five things to know about Tuesday's Republican U.S. House primary election.

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5 things to know about today's Democratic U.S. House primary

HELENA — Montana voters will decide Tuesday the Democratic nominee in the campaign for U.S. House. Democrats see the open seat as their best chance in years of retaking Montana's only seat in Congress. Here are five things to know about the primary:

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LIVE COVERAGE: Montana primary election

LIVE COVERAGE: Montana primary election

Live updates from Tuesday's primary election in Montana.

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

HELENA — Democrats are seeking to hold on to Montana's U.S. Senate seat in one of the most closely watched elections in the nation. Here are five things to know about the Democratic U.S. Senate primary election:

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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 Democratic Party endorses Walsh in primary

Montana Democratic Party endorses Walsh in primary

HELENA — The Montana Democratic Party is endorsing Sen. John Walsh in the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat over two other candidates who maintain the party should have remained neutral.

March 25, 2014 10:29 am
70 file for election on final day

70 file for election on final day

HELENA — Noisemakers went off at 5 p.m. Monday in Secretary of State Linda McCulloch’s office to mark the deadline for candidates to file for office this year.

March 10, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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