Category Archives: Elections

County redoing drainage district election, two seats on May 4 ballot

Residents in the West Great Falls Drainage District will be receiving letters in the coming days regarding a May 4 elections. The district, which was established by the district court in 1967, constructs and maintains levies, dikes and other facilities for flood control on the west side of the city. It is managed by three commissioners who are elected for

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No GFPS levy on the May ballot

The Great Falls Public Schools full board voted unanimously during their March 22 meeting to forgo a levy this year. No members of the public commented during the meeting. There was no board discussion on the action, other than Trustee Gordon Johnson thanking the members of the budget committee for their work. The board’s budget committee met March 16 and

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Moe not seeking re-electon to City Commission; filing opens April 22 for city election

Filing for the city election opens April 22. Mary Moe said during the March 16 meeting that she will not seek re-election this year since she’s busy serving on other public boards and doesn’t feel she has the time to devote to the commissioner role. Her seat is on the ballot this year along with Owen Robinson’s and Bob Kelly’s

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Filing opens April 22 for city election; mayor, two commission seats up for election

Filing for the city election opens April 22. The mayor and two commission seats will be on the ballot, along with 45 Neighborhood Council seats. Bob Kelly is the current mayor and the mayor’s term is two years. Mary Moe and Owen Robinson’s seats are both up for election this year. Commission seats are four-year terms. City election [2019] results:

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Same-day voter registration debated

By Alex Sakariassen | Montana Free Press Debate at the Legislature turned to the issue of voter rights Thursday morning, as members of the House State Administration Committee heard testimony on a proposal to end same-day voter registration in Montana. Proponents said the change would calm Election Day chaos for local election administrators and reduce the likelihood of voter fraud.

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Judge invalidates drainage district election, county will redo election for that seat

The election for a commissioner seat on the West Side Flood Control and Drainage District is getting a redo. A special election has been set for March 16 for that seat after District Court Judge Elizabeth Best declared the election in valid in a late December order and ordered the county to redo the election within 85 days. The county

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Election Day updates in Cascade County

Updated at 3:15 a.m. Voter turnout is high in Cascade County and many people are still registering to vote today, according to elections officials. At 3:15 p.m., updated results were printed with 40,353 ballots counted, which is all ballots for Cascade County other than 100 or fewer that need to be hand counted, according to county elections officials. Preliminary results

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County Commission candidates: Jim Larson

Name: James (Jim) Larson Age: 72 Political affiliation: Republican Occupation: Farmer/rancher Experience: Current County Commissioners, six years What you need to know about Election 2020 in Cascade County Q: Why are you running for county commissioner? A: I am currently serving as Commissioner. I enjoy serving the citizens of Cascade County and feel there is still unfinished work to be

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