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Montana 2017 Ballot

Statewide and Local Sample Ballots In 2017

Sample ballots are specific to a given election district. They contain partisan and nonpartisan offices that may appear on a particular election's ballot. The Sample Ballot provides the order the contests and candidates will appear on the ballot. Most towns have only one sample ballot. However, there may be some municipalities with multiple ballots based on specific local races for an elected position.

Although sample ballots, in most states, are sent to voters in the mail, we would advise you contact your local election office for details on when you should expect to receive one in the mail.

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  • May 25, 2017 Election
    Montana's at-large congressional district special election, 2017 - District atlarge

    The race replace Ryan Zinke (R) who was confirmed as secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior on March 1, 2017 is in full speed, with polls indicating a tight battle .

    The election will be run in the same manner as all general elections in Montana. Unlike general elections, the Special Election will not be held in November. Per state statute, the Governor must select a date that is within 85-100 days of the vacancy in office. The Governor has chosen Thursday, May 25, 2017 as the date of the election.

    CandidateParty AffiliationVotesPercentage
    Greg Gianforte REPUBLICAN189,47350
    Rob QuistDEMOCRATIC166,48344
    Mark L WicksLIBERTARIAN21,5096
    Montana Laws for voting for a write in candidate
    Can I write-in a Presidential Candidate? Yes
    Should The Candidate File Paperwork in advance? Yes

    In Montana, a person seeking to be a write-in candidate for an office in any election must file a declaration of intent with the secretary of state no later than the 10th day before absentee ballots must be made available.

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    Montana Current Partisan Composition
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    When's The Next Election?

    September 12, 2017
    November 7, 2017
    November 6, 2018
    Montana : Gubernatorial Election Day