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.
HELENA — The statewide hand recount in Montana’s race for state superintendent of public instruction might not start until next Monday — and some county election officials said they’re getting anxious to make arrangements for the recount.
KALISPELL — A Flathead County district judge on Friday ordered a statewide vote recount in the race for Montana schools superintendent, ruling that Democrat Denise Juneau's narrow defeat of Republican Sandy Welch may have been the result of voting-machine errors and departures from election law.
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.
HELENA – Republican state superintendent of public instruction candidate Sandy Welch asked a state judge Monday to order a recount in her narrow Nov. 6 loss to Democrat Denise Juneau, alleging an “accumulation of errors” in vote-counting statewide.
State schools superintendent runner-up Sandy Welch is likely to wait until next week to request a recount in a race she narrowly lost but has pledged to challenge, her campaign manager said Tuesday.
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 -- Provisional votes counted Wednesday gave Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau a 2,264-vote victory over Republican challenger Sandy Welch.
HELENA — As the curtain falls on Montana’s 2012 election, political junkies will have get their fixes elsewhere — but before we put a wrap on it, here’s one last take on some oddities, superlatives and trivialities of last Tuesday’s results in the Treasure State.
HELENA — Sandy Welch, the Republican candidate for state superintendent of public instruction, is “gearing up” for a statewide recount of the votes in what looks like a narrow loss to Democratic incumbent Denise Juneau. “We’re building a team,” said Welch’s campaign manager, Mitch Staley. “W…
The race for Montana superintendent of public instruction was too close to call Thursday as Yellowstone County continued tallying votes two days after the general election.
HELENA — Republican Tim Fox is slightly ahead of Democratic Pam Bucy, 48 percent to 42 percent, in the race for attorney general, a Gazette State Poll shows. Ten percent of the voters are undecided. The poll was taken Oct. 29-31 for the Gazette State Bureau by Mason-Dixon Polling & Resea…
For Sandy Welch, the state superintendent of public instruction race essentially comes down to just one thing.
HELENA — Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau said in a debate Tuesday that charter schools would not work in Montana, while Republican opponent Sandy Welch said she would consider a properly designed charter school system.
HELENA — Denise Juneau, Montana’s state superintendent of public instruction, said Wednesday she has accepted an invitation from President Barack Obama to speak at the Democratic National Convention next month in Charlotte, N.C.
The regulations governing Montana schools will dramatically increase if the current superintendent has her way, and another four years at the Office of Public Instruction. These regulations, called accreditation standards, determine if a school gets state and federal funding or if high schoo…
HELENA — Before the dusted even settled on Tuesday's crowded primary nominations, simmering general election battles began to heat up.
Republican voters gave Tim Fox another shot to become Montana's attorney general by delivering a victory over state Sen. Jim Shockley in Tuesday's primary.
HELENA -- Former Democratic state Sen. Jesse Laslovich continues to raise more money than anyone else from either party in the attorney general’s race.