Montana Democratic Party

Ballots for the Republican, Democratic and Green parties during the 2020 primary election in Montana.
Yellowstone Public Radio

The state’s top campaign rules enforcer found the Montana Republican Party and two other groups violated state law. The violations came in a successful attempt to place the Green Party on this year’s primary ballot.


The Montana Democratic Party voted to approve a new platform June 5 that references nationwide turmoil over the death of George Floyd in police custody. Most proposals received widespread support, except several tied to recreational marijuana.

A set of ballots and secrecy and mailing envelopes.
Rachel Cramer

A Montana district court will move forward with a challenge against a state law limiting the number of ballots a person can deliver on others’ behalf. As of now the law is currently blocked ahead of the Jun. 2 primary.

Green Party Qualifies For Montana 2020 Ballot

Mar 6, 2020

The Green Party has qualified to appear on Montana’s 2020 ballot. As of Friday afternoon, no candidates have filed to appear under the party’s banner. They have until Monday evening to do so.

Montana Secretary of State Chief of Staff Christi Jacobsen
www.christijacobsen.com

Correction: A previous version of this story misspelled Woodrow Johnston's name. The story has been updated.

A Montana Republican primary candidate for Secretary of State is calling an ethics complaint lodged against her on Jan. 27  by Montana Democrats a “desperate attack.” The current Chief of Staff for Secretary of State says Democrats have nothing on her.

Montana Secretary of State Chief of Staff Christi Jacobsen
www.christijacobsen.com

Montana Democrats have lodged an ethics complaint against a Republican candidate for Secretary of State. Democrats accuse the current Secretary of State Chief of Staff of using public time to campaign.

This week on "Campaign Beat:" Governor Bullock's presidential race is over - but Democrats still hope he jumps into the Senate race. Both primaries in the governor's race have strong challengers to the frontrunners. And U.S. House candidate Corey Stapleton comes under fire for a controversial newsletter.

The Montana Democratic Party will soon start searching for a new executive director. Monica Lindeen will step down from her post as executive director of the Montana Democratic Party by year’s end.