Yellowstone County Elections Office
The Billings public safety levy was defeated 51.5 percent to 48.5 percent in Tuesday's election, according to unofficial final results from the Yellowstone County Elections Office as of 1 a.m.
Supporters of the $122 million bond sought by School District 2 are making one final push this weekend to get people to vote.
The Yellowstone County Elections Office sent out ballots for the Nov. 5 general election on Friday. Voters in Billings, Lockwood, Broadview and Laurel should have started receiving them Saturday.
As Election Day draws near, supporters of the two School District 2 mill levies on the ballot are cautiously optimistic.
Elysian School got its wish.
The 2013 Legislature ought allow counties’ “permanent” absentee voter lists to really be permanent.
Elder Grove School District released its unofficial final special bond results. Voters favored a $5 million bond to expand the school to accommodate its growing population.
Elder Grove School is asking school district voters to approve a $5 million bond to expand the school.
While close counts in the presidential race are expected to produce late-night nail-biters in swing states, Montana’s close race is expected to be for the U.S. Senate between incumbent Democrat Jon Tester and Republican challenger and U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg.
Nearly 50,000 ballots were sent to Billings voters this week. The only ones that will count are those returned to the Yellowstone County elections office no later than Nov. 8.
The Yellowstone County Elections Office will mail out ballots to 49,315 registered voters in Billings, Broadview and Laurel on Wednesday.
The Yellowstone County Elections Office will begin mailing out ballots Wednesday for the Billings City Council election.
The Billings School District 2 board is looking at another big election year.
Billings School District 2 will wait on the state legislature before deciding whether to put a mill levy before voters this year.
Yellowstone County commissioners on Tuesday appointed Bret Rutherford as the county's elections chief.
Billings voters recognized a good deal in giving overwhelming approval to elementary and high school bond issues that will replace leaking roofs, obsolete fire alarms, energy-wasting windows and an inefficient heating system in Billings Public Schools.
The ovals are there, you just may have to squint or hold up a klieg light to see them.
Three big mill levies and a couple contested races for school board will likely lead to big returns in Tuesday’s school elections.
Today the Yellowstone County Elections Office is mailing 66,201 ballots for Billings Public Schools elections. Votes will be counted on May 4. All Billings voters will see at least one school levy request on the ballot, but most won’t be asked to choose a trustee this year.
About 35 percent of voters have turned in ballots for next week's municipal general election, but election officials are expecting at least another 5,000 ballots in the final days.