Local Election News

Provisional ballots counted to finish election results

Provisional ballots counted to finish election results

Election workers counted provisional ballots Monday afternoon to add to the totals from election night.

Flathead County Dispatch Center

911 referendum still too close to call in Flathead

More ballots have been counted but the gap has narrowed in the decision for or against a 911 levy in Flathead County.

Beaverhead county counts provisional ballots in sheriff race

Beaverhead Co. reports final ballot count for sheriff's race

Late Monday afternoon, the Beaverhead County elections office counted provisional ballots in the race for sheriff, to reveal who won the race.

Powell County throws out hundreds of write-in votes

Powell Co. throws out hundreds of write-in votes

The elections office in Powell County said the race for sheriff stands, after throwing out hundreds of votes because the ballots weren't properly filled out.

voting ballot box recount

Recounts possible in some Montana races

Candidates vying for an open state Senate seat in Missoula face a possible recount after unofficial results had them separated by just seven votes.

Curtis headed back to teach high school

Curtis headed back to teach high school

U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis will be headed back to her old job teaching at Butte High School after losing the race to Steve Daines.

Ravalli Co treasurer elect to be sworn in early

Ravalli Co. treasurer-elect to be sworn in early

Republican Dan Whitesitt will oversee the office vacated by ousted appointee Valerie Stamey.

Missoula Co. sheriff-elect reveals top priorities

There will soon be new leadership in the Missoula County Sheriff's Office after Detective Sergeant T.J. McDermott won the sheriff's race with more than 20,000…

Gallatin Co. polls have some hiccups in process

Gallatin Co. election workers deal with some hiccups in voting process

Many voters in Gallatin County were still waiting in line after the polls closed Tuesday night.

City officials seek public comment on failed Rouse Justice Center bond and levy

Bozeman officials seek public comment on failed justice center bond, levy

The proposed Rouse Law and Justice Center is still a big subject now that elections are over.

Kalispell voters give the school district the go ahead to purchase land

Kalispell voters give go-ahead for school district to purchase land

Voters approved, by a 3-to-1 margin, the Kalispell Unified School District's purchase of land to build new schools.

911 Dispatch Center

Flathead officials react to close referendum vote

The outcome of a 9-1-1 special district referendum in Flathead County is closer than some may have predicted.


Congress Balance of Power

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

john lewis

John Lewis

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

ryan zinke

Ryan Zinke

Republican Ryan Zinke is a former Navy SEAL from Whitefish.  He tells viewers America is in 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.

Flathead Co. Commissioner

PHIL MITCHELL

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

Stacey Schnebel

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