Category Archives: Elections

County attorney reviews candidates for November city ballot; determines Turoski’s name can be on ballot

The names of candidates to appear on the city ballot in November has changed again. The Cascade County Attorney’s Office issued a legal opinion on July 23 stating that Paige Turoski’s name can appear on the ballot, after previously finding that her name could not because she hadn’t filed paperwork on time with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices. That

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Schoby drops out of City Commission race; no write-in candidates filed

Correction: This story has been updated with corrected information from the elections office on the write-in deadline for the November ballot. Greg Schoby has withdrawn from the City Commission race but his name will remain on the ballot. The deadline to formally withdraw from the election and have their name removed from the ballot was June 21, according to the

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City primary canceled since two candidates didn’t file paperwork on time

There will not be a primary for the City Commission election. The two candidates, Paige Turoski and Ken Cox, who did not file their paperwork with the state by the deadline will not have their names on the ballot, the county has determined. State law requires that candidates file their C1A campaign forms with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices

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Filing closed for city election; officials working to certify candidates for ballot

Filing in the city election closed June 21 and so far, there are two candidates for mayor and eight for City Commission. Two commission candidates, Kendall Cox and Paige Turoski, didn’t file required paperwork within five days of filing, but the county elections office is working with those candidates to get their paperwork turned in. Mayor’s race now contested; primary

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Mayor’s race now contested; primary will be held for commission seats

The race for mayor is now contested. Fred Burow, who served two terms as a City Commissioner before dropping out of the race for reelection in 2017, has filed to challenge Bob Kelly, who is seeking a fourth term. Filing closes June 21 for the mayor and commission races. 8th candidate files for City Commission As of now, there are

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8th candidate files for City Commission

An eighth candidate has filed for the City Commission race. Vanessa Hayden filed this week. Elections officials are working with the county attorney’s office to determine whether a primary is necessary, but elections officials said they’re planning to run a primary. Ballots would be mailed Aug. 30. The general election will be by mail in November and ballots would be

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One week remains to file with 7 commission candidates; mayor unchallenged

With one week remaining to file in the city election, there are seven candidates for commission and one for mayor. Filing opened April 22 and so far, Kendall Cox, Susan Wolff, Joe McKenney, Eric Hinebauch, Greg Schoby, Paige Turoski and Joshua Copeland have filed for the two open seats on the City Commission. Wolff enters City Commission race Mayor Bob

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Two more candidates file for city commission

A few more people have filed for this year’s City Commission election. Kendall Cox and Joe McKenney have entered the race. Filing opened for the city election on April 22 and that week, Eric Hinebauch, Greg Schoby, Paige Turoski and Joshua Copeland. Filing open for city election Mayor Bob Kelly is currently unopposed as he seeks a fourth term. Two

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School board, flood district election results

Polls closed at 8 p.m. for the Great Falls Public Schools board election. Marlee Sunchild has been elected to the one vacant seat that Teresa Schreiner previously held. Schreiner opted not to seek reelection. A total of 9,767 votes were cast in the school board election. The results are: Russ Herring: 1,615 Scott Jablonski: 1,285 Marlee Sunchild: 3,711 Kevin Leatherbarrow:

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