Category Archives: Elections

School board ballots due May 4

Ballots are due by 8 p.m. May 4 for the school board election. There is one seat available and eight candidates. The candidates are Russ Herring, Scott Jablonski, Marlee Sunchild, Kevin Leatherbarrow, Nathan Reiff, Genevieve Smyth, Tucker Schleining and Dustin Shoemake. The Electric hosted a forum with the five candidates that responded on April 19. You can watch the full forum

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Ballots in mail for school election; late registration closes May 3 due to law change

Ballots were mailed earlier this week for the Great Falls Public Schools board election which is May 4. Ballots are due by 8 p.m. May 4. One seat is open on the school board. Due to a recent change in Montana law, late registrations for this election now close at noon on May 3. School board candidates take questions in

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Robinson not seeking re-election to City Commission; filing opens April 22

Owen Robinson will not seek re-election for his City Commission seat. Filing opens April 22 for two four-year commission seats and the two-year mayor seat. Commissioner Mary Moe already announced she was not filing for re-election, leaving both commission seats wide open. Mayor Bob Kelly has not yet said if he intends to seek re-election. He told The Electric that

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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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