To vote in Montana:
Even if you meet the above eligibility qualifications, you cannot vote if:
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Register or check your registration here: MY VOTER PAGE
Use the “My Voter Page” to update or check your voter status.
When voting at the polls, a current photo ID showing the elector’s name; or a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, voter registration confirmation, government check or other government document showing the elector’s current name and current address must be presented.
If you do not have any of the items listed above, you can still vote by requesting and filling out a “Polling Place Elector ID” form.
Or, you can vote a provisional ballot. Your provisional ballot will be counted if you provide one of the items on the list to the county election office by 5:00 p.m. the day after the election, or mail it to the county election office postmarked by the day after the election.
Department of Motor Vehicles:
Obtaining a Driver’s License
All registered Montana voters can request an absentee ballot, and you can opt to automatically receive absentee ballots by mail in the future.
You can request an absentee ballot by mail, by phone or in person:
Applications must be received by county election officials by noon on Monday, Nov. 7. If you drop off your application, you should be able to pick up your absentee ballot at the same time.
Absentee ballots will be mailed to voters starting on Friday, Oct. 14.
Completed absentee ballots must be received by your local election administrator’s office or polling place by 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Instructions for returning them will be included with the ballots when they are distributed.
•Use My Voter to locate polling information
If you cannot get to the polls try:
Check Carpool Vote to see if they have a ride sharing opportunity in your area.
Help for voters with disabilities
Montana’s Statewide Elections have various options for voters with disabilities or voters who need special assistance, including the new Electronic Ballot Request System (EBRS), available for state and federal elections beginning 30 days before election day and through noon the day before election day.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a voting accessibility suggestion or concern.
The Elections Division of the Montana Secretary of State's Office oversees elections.
Every Montanan has a right to an elections process that is open, honest, fair, and accurate.
Montanans expect that any eligible citizen in the state who wants to vote should be able to vote. They also expect that the signature gathering process for initiatives and referendums be conducted in accordance with Montana law.
Citizens and voters play a critical role in maintaining a fair election process for all Montanans.
If you witness any suspicious activity that affects elections or ballot issue signature gathering anywhere in Montana, please report it directly to our office as soon as possible by clicking the button to the right and filling out the associated form.
Montana.gov lists the statewide elected officials, State Agency contact information, the State Constitution, and more.
The Montana State Legislature site lists State Legislators and their contact information.
Montana State Legislature offers a "lookup" site also.
While the Montana Association of Counties no longer provides on-line contact information, check their site for other ways to locate County officials.
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (888-839-8682) (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (888-274-8683) (Asian multilingual assistance)
1-844-YALLA-US (844-925-5287) (Arabic)
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