HELENA — In a surprising turnaround, Republican state superintendent of public instruction candidate Sandy Welch on Tuesday abandoned her effort for a recount of the votes in her narrow Nov. 6 defeat to Democratic incumbent Denise Juneau.
Yellowstone County commissioners tentatively set Monday as the day to hand count about 70,000 ballots in the statewide race for superintendent of public instruction although uncertainty about the recount remains unresolved.
Yellowstone County is preparing to hand count about 70,000 ballots should a district judge order a recount in the statewide race for superintendent of public instruction.
Yellowstone County commissioners formally reviewed the Nov. 6 general election results on Friday with a vote canvass designating the results as official.
Republican Sandy Welch can use money from her party or any other source to cover the $115,000 cost of an anticipated recount in Montana's schools superintendent race, state officials said Thursday.
HELENA – A hand recount has confirmed the three-vote primary election victory for Democrat Clarena Brockie in north-central Montana’s House District 32, as she defeated incumbent Rep. Tony Belcourt, D-Box Elder.
The too-close-to-call Senate race between incumbent Roy Brown and Kendall Van Dyk will be decided by hand recount Monday.