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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.

June 04, 2014 12:23 am Photos

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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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Fox wins GOP primary for Montana attorney general

Fox wins GOP primary for Montana attorney general

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.

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3 House candidates stake out approaches in final pre-primary forum

3 House candidates stake out approaches in final pre-primary forum

HELENA — Just three of the seven Democrats running for Montana’s open U.S. House seat showed up Saturday evening for the primary’s final public debate — and each offered their own strategy for how they can win in November.

May 19, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Montana may see Libertarian primary for U.S. Senate

HELENA -- With two Libertarians filing for the U.S. Senate, the state's election chief must decide soon whether to conduct a costly, separate Libertarian primary election or instead put both men's names on the November ballot.

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Donors hit with candidates' year-end dash for cash

HELENA — Political donors are getting hit with year-end requests for cash as candidates gearing up for 2012 attempt to fill their coffers for primary and general election battles.

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Dem candidates outline views

CASPER — Democrats running for Congress and three statewide offices know what they’re up against.

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Friends are foes in legislative primary battles

HELENA  — Several GOP legislative primaries are turning into a battle between ultraconservatives seeking to capitalize on momentum generated by the national tea party movement and their more moderate opponents.

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Wyoming primary voter turnout below average

CHEYENNE - Secretary of State Max Maxfield says about 47 percent of Wyoming's registered voters turned out for the state's primary election.

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Primary election day drawing near

Wyoming's primary election will be Aug. 19. Polling places will open at 7 a.m. and remain open until all those persons who are in line to vote at 7 p.m. have cast their ballot. "Wyoming allows absentee voting prior to election day and even allows voter registration on election day," said Max…

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