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Butte Central High participates in state-wide mock election

Butte Central participates in statewide mock election

If kids had it their way, Steve Daines would be elected to the U.S. Senate, Ryan Zinke to the House of Representatives and Jim Rice would have a Supreme Court…

Nearly 64 percent of absentee ballots returned

Montana election officials have received completed absentee ballots from nearly 64 percent of the voters who received them.

Future of Rouse Justice Center determined on Election Day

Future of Rouse Justice Center to be determined on Election Day

In less than a week, Bozeman residents will decide whether the city gets to build a new law and justice center. If approved, all city police and courts will…

House candidate Zinke releases military record

Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke has produced a military record that opponents have been calling for since this summer.

Ravalli Co reports strong return of absentee ballots

Ravalli Co. reports strong return of absentee ballots

More than 60 percent of the 8,700 absentee ballots issued by Ravalli County have been returned.

Political Science professor thinks unlimited campaign donation deciscion will be overturned

Court to decide quickly on campaign law challenge

An appeals court is expected to move quickly on a request to block several Montana election laws regulating campaign contributions and expenditures before next…

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Burrows, Burson face off in Ravalli Co commission race

Democrat Clint Burson is challenging Republican incumbent Jeff Burrows in District 4.

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West, Hawk face off in Ravalli Co. Commission race

Democrat Mark West and Republican Ray Hawk are running for an open seat on the commission in District 1.


Secretary of state files complaint over mailers

Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch has filed a complaint alleging election mailers sent as part of a research project violated four state laws.

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Ostrander, Schallenberger face off in Ravalli Co. Commissioner race

Democrat Marlin Ostrander and Republican Doug Schallenberger are vying for the District 5 seat.

Two competitors face off in Beaverhead Co. sheriff elections

Two competitors face off in Beaverhead Co. sheriff election

The November elections are almost upon us and we're looking at the race for Beaverhead County Sheriff.

Missoula Elections Office to hire additional staff to handle write-in candidates

Two write-in candidates, including one in Missoula County's high profile sheriff's race, mean the Missoula County Elections Office is beefing up its staff for…

Flathead Co. Commissioner


Phil Mitchell

Mitchell has spent ten years serving the public in Whitefish. He first served on the town's school board and then went on to serve with the Whitefish City Council.


Stacey Schnebel

Schnebel is a newcomer to the political scene but has been active in the community for years.

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U.S. Senate Candidates

Amanda Curtis

Amanda Curtis

Amanda Curtis has been called Montana's most liberal legislator.  Curtis is a one term Montana state legislator. She says her experience as a teacher and her working class roots in Butte will keep her grounded in Washington.

Steve Daines

Steve Daines

Steve Daines has been called the country's most conservative congressman he was first elected in 2012 as Montana's lone U.S. House Representative. Daines says his background in business gives him an edge when it comes to creating jobs.

U.S. House Candidates

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John Lewis

John Lewis is a the former state director for Montana Sen. Max Baucus.  He's concerned that Montana's pubic lands might be sold off to pay for a balanced federal budget.

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Ryan Zinke

Republican Ryan Zinke is a former Navy SEAL from Whitefish.  He tells viewers America is trouble and he has the background to lead us on a track to recovery.

Missoula County Sheriff

(img1)Josh Clark Full Interview 10-15-14

Josh Clark

Last month current Undersheriff Josh Clark launched a write-in campaign. Check out his extended interview.

(img1)TJ McDermott Full Interview 10-15-14

TJ McDermott

Watch the extended interview Democrat and current detective Sgt. TJ McDermott won the primary election in June with just over 50 percent of the vote.