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Missoula County Recounts Contested Votes

Missoula County’s Republican Party spent two days and $5,000 reviewing public records finishing up Tuesday evening checking a hand-count done last year led by the Montana Election Integrity Project that insisted they uncovered a discrepancy of more than 4,500 votes compared with the official election results. Republican Secretary of State Chri...

MT GOP Feeling Confident About 2022 Midterms

All 2022 candidates for the midterm elections have been certified by Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen. State Republicans performed very well in the last election cycle and Montana GOP Vice Chairwoman Lola Sheldon-Galloway believes the party can build off the victories with their candidates.

Panel Rules PSC Map As Unconstitutional

A three-judge federal judicial panel has ruled the current Montana Public Service Commission map violates the one-person one-vote rule of the U.S. Constitution. Tuesday, the justices ordered Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen to implement a new map ahead of the 2022 election. It shifts Glacier, Pondera and Musselshell Counties into District 1...

Secretary Of State Jacobsen Submits PSC Map Per Court Order

Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen submitted the state’s proposed five new Public Service Commission districts this week in response to a lawsuit claiming the current ones are unconstitutional but said it shouldn’t be adopted.  MTN News Mike Dennison reports she said the lawsuit should be dismissed and the Legislature should draw the bo...

50,000 New Montana Businesses Started Up Last Year

Montana is currently experiencing a record low unemployment rate of 2.5% but that’s not the only way the economy is thriving. Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen recently shared what her office has seen over the past year.

Updated Voting System Pushed Back To 2022

Montana won’t switch over to a new statewide voter management system until a later date, Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen announced Monday. The move follows concerns by local elections officials that bugs in the new software could cause problems during the 2022 elections. Montana will continue to use MontanaVotes until a launch date is dete...

Senator Tester & Democratic Party Sue Secretary of State

The Montana Democratic Party, Montanans for Tester and registered Montana voter Macee Patritti filed a lawsuit in federal court against Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen and Commissioner of Political Practices Jeff Mangan, challenging one of Montana’s newly-enacted laws, Senate Bill 319. The suit argues that, by specifically singling...

New Lawsuit Claims Against Secretary of State Date Back To Predecessor

A lawsuit has been filed against the Montana Secretary of State’s Office alleging that it overbilled potentially thousands of customers and even though it knew of the glitch refused to issue refunds unless residents requested the money back in writing. The complaint alleges residents and businesses had no choice but to use the electronic porta...

Secretary of State Provides Update On Lawsuit Filed Against Her

Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen has been the target of recent lawsuits in response to state voting laws recently passed. Secretary Jacobsen provided an update on the lawsuit filed by the Montana Democratic Party recently on Voices of Montana.