Information on voting and a listing of your national, State, and local elected officials This page information is provided through the support of the Missoula Organization of Realtors.
If a voter has no identification or is not listed in the poll book, he/she may vote in their recinct using a provisional ballot, which will be counted when election officials have verified the voter's identity and registration. Provisional voters will be given instructions how to make sure their vote is counted.
A voter may request an absentee ballot for upcoming and/or future elections from the Election Office in writing beginning 75 days prior to an election and ending at noon the day before the election. Overseas military personnel may request an absentee ballot at any time.
Primary elections for county, state and federal office are held on the 1st Tuesdy after the 1st Monday in June in even-numbered years. Montana conducts an open primary, which means that a voter's choice of party is secret. Voters must vote for candidates of only one party in a primary election.
General elections for county, state and federal office are held on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November in even-numbered years.
City elections are held on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November in odd-numbered years. If needed, primary elections for city offices may be held on the 2nd Tuesday in September.
School Districts, community councils, fire and irrigation districts hold their elections every year on the 1st Tuesday in May.
MONTANA VOTER INFORMATION HOTLINE 1-888-884-8683
A citizen may register to vote any time up to and including the 30th day before an election at: . The Election Office, Missoula County Courthouse . The Montana Motor Vehicle Division, 2681 Palmer St, Suite A, Missoula (329-1355) when renewing a driver's license . On-line at http://www.co.missoula.mt.us/Election
A driver's license number, the last 4 digits of a Social Security Number, photo identification or utility bill with current address is required to register.
Late registration. Beginning 30 days before an election and up to and including election day, citizens may register to vote and vote at the Election Office, South Avenue, Missoula, except for school elections.
Failure to vote in two consecutive federal general elections may result in the removal of an elector's name from the voting rolls. Responding to a mailed confirmation notice can prevent such removal. If an elector's name is removed from the rolls, he/she must re-register.
Vice President Joe Biden 4 years 1/2013 email@example.com
Federal Election Commission 1-800-424-9530 http://www.fec.gov
Congress: (Note: Mail via U.S. Postal Service takes about 1 month due to security. Fax time sensitive letters, e-mail or send through local office)
Senator Max Baucus (D) Term Expires The Honorable Max Baucus 6 years 1/2015 511 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 202-224-2651 1-800-332-6106 Missoula:406-329-3123 E-mail from http://www.baucus.senate.gov Fax: 202-224-0515
Senator Jon Tester (D) 6 years 1/2013 The Honorable Jon Tester 204 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510-2604 202-224-2644 E-mail from http://www.tester.senate.gov Fax:202-224-8594 Missoula: 406-728-3003
Representative Dennis Rehberg (R) 2 years 1/2013 The Honorable Dennis R. Rehberg 516 Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-225-3211 1-888-232-2626 Missoula: 406-543-9550 E-mail from: http://www.house.gov/rehberg Fax:202-225-5687
Lt. Governor 4 years 1/2013 Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger (R) http://www.governor.mt/ltgov 406-444-2026
Attorney General 4 years 1/2013 Steve Bullock (D) http://www.doj.mt.gov 406-444-2026
Secretary of State 4 years 1/2013 Linda McCulloch (D) http://www.sos.mt.gov 406-444-2034
Auditor 4 years 1/2013 Monica Lindeen (D) http://www.sao.mt.gov 1-800-332-6148
Superintendent of Public Instruction 4 years 1/2013 Denise Juneau (D) http://www.opi.mt.gov 1-888-231-9393
Public Service Commission 4 years 1/2013 Gail Gutsche (D) http://www.psc.mt.gov 406-444-6199 1701 Prospect Ave, Helena, Mt 59620
Commissioner of Political Practices 6 years 1/2017
www.political practices.mt.gov 406-444-2942 Box 202401, Helena, Mt 59620-2401
Legislature: http://www.leg.mt.gov The legislature meets from January to April in odd-numbered years. Representatives serve for 2 years, Senators for 4 years. Contact during a legislative session Brief message to 1-3 legislators 1-406-444-4800 E-mail to a legislator or a committee http://www.leg.mt.gov./css/sessions/63rd/legwebmessage.asp Mail: State Capitol, Helena, Mt. 59620
Missoula Area Senators: Dist. Term Expires 46 Carol Williams (D) 1/2013
47 Ron Erickson (D) 1/2013
48 Tom Facey (D)
firstname.lastname@example.org 728-681449 Dave Wanzenried (D) 1/2013
50 Cliff Larsen (D) 1/2013
Missoula Area Representatives
91 Tim Furey (D) 1/2013
email@example.com 546-602592 Bryce Bennett (D) 1/2013
firstname.lastname@example.org 546-362993 Dick Barrett 1/2013
email@example.com 396-325694 Ellie Boldman Hill 1/2013
firstname.lastname@example.org 218-960895 Diane Sands 1/2013
email@example.com 251-200196 Carolyn Squires 1/2013
firstname.lastname@example.org 543-673497 Michelle Reinhart 1/2013
email@example.com 360-476298 Sue Malek 1-2013
firstname.lastname@example.org 370-242499 Betsy Hands 1-2013
email@example.com 721-3881100 Champ Edwards 1-2013
County Commissioners Jean Curtis firstname.lastname@example.org
Auditor Barbara Berens (D) 258-3230
Clerk and Recorder Vickie Zeier (D) 258-4752
Superintendent of Schools Rachel Vielleux 258-4860
County Attorney Dusty Deschamps 258-4737
Advisory Boards: Airport Board Jack Meyer, ch. 728-4381 meets last Tuesday 1:30 p.m. in Airport Terminal conf. room Advisory Council on Aging/Missoula Aging Services Jean Bowman, ch. 728-7682 1st Thursday 10:30 a.m. 337 Stephens Fort Missoula Historical Museum Gary Glynn, ch. 728-3476 3rd Monday 12:00 noon Jaker's Restaurant Larchmont Golf Course Mike Halligan, ch. 721-4435 2nd Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. Larchmont Club House Park Board Horace Brown, ch. 258-4716 2nd Thursday, 1:30 County Courthouse, RM 201 Tax Appeal Board 258-4877 Meets after June tax assesments are mailed, until all appeals are heard. Weed Control Board Sue Stanley, ch. 258-4200 3rd Thursday 4:00 p.m. 2825 Santa Fe Court Zoning Board of Adjustment Mike Knopik, ch. 258-4949 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. 140 W. Pine County Planning and Zoning Commission 258-4877 Meets as needed-Wednesday 1:30 pm. County Courthouse Rm 201
County Special District Boards Conservation Dictrict Board Tim Hall, ch. 829-3395 2nd Monday 7 pm, 3550 Mullan Rd, Suite 106 Urban Transportation District Board Alex Taft, ch 543-8386 4th Thursday, 12:00 noon, 140 W. Pine Conference Room
Mayor: John Engen 552-6001 email@example.com
City Council Ward 1 Dave Strohmaier 327-8911
firstname.lastname@example.orgWard 2 Adam Hertz
Jason Wiener 542-3232
email@example.comWard 3 Bob Jaffe 728-1052
ccopple@ci. missoula.mt.usWard 5 Dick Haines 251-3770
Jon Wilkins 543-7952
firstname.lastname@example.orgWard 6 Ed Childers 728-3751
Marilyn Marler 543-6721
Neighborhood Councils Missoula is divided into 18 district. Each district serlects a leadership team to do admnistrative work and sends a representative to the city's community forum to advise city officials on local issues and concerns. Forum meets on the 4th Thursday, 7:oo p.m. in City Council chambers, 14 W. Pine St. staff phone: 552-6081
Missoula County Republican Central Committee Will Deschamps, ch. P.O.Box 16084, Missoula MT 59808 544-4344 Libertarian Party Mike Fellows, , P.O. Box 4803, Missoula, MT 59806, (406) 721-9020 http://www.lp.org; email@example.com