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HELENA — The Montana Public Service Commission today unanimously elected Commissioner James Brown (R-Dillon) to serve as the Commission’s Chairman. Brown succeeds former Commission Chair Bob Lake (R-Hamilton), who was term-limited after serving eight years on the Commission. Commissioner Bra…

Montana’s 2020 election came to its anticlimactic-but-official end in a mostly empty hearing room Monday as the state Board of Canvassers met in the state Capitol to certify official vote counts.

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It’s been decades since a single political party swept a Montana election. Political watchers could be forgiven, then, for expecting the Nov. 3 results to continue the state’s long tradition of split-ticket politics. Instead, Republicans won every seat on the statewide ballot, from president…

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Voters gave a thumbs up to a pair of ballot initiatives that together will legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana in Montana, which already allows use of marijuana for medical purposes.

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Incumbent Steve Hinebauch easily carried the District 18 seat in the state senate for Republicans, with 78 percent of the vote to 22 percent for his opponent, Democratic candidate Pat Mischel.

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U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is the winner of the governor’s race with 54 percent of the votes Wednesday morning to 42 percent for his opponent, Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, and 4 percent for the Libertarian ticket, Lyman Bishop and John Nesper.

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U.S. Senataor Steve Daines is headed back for another term in Congress as one of Montana’s two senators, beating out incumbent but term-limited Montana Governor Steve Bullock in a $160 million race that was being closely watched by both Democrats and Republicans nationwide.

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Richland County will be conducting a polling place election for the General Election on Nov. 3, 2020. We are fortunate to have enough election judges to make this possible.

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WASHINGTON, DC — As part of its ongoing effort to ensure that voters and election officials have the information they need to successfully use the U.S. Mail to vote in the November general elections, the U.S. Postal Service has launched a new Election Mail website. The website, which provide…

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HELENA — Montana candidates who advanced to the general election said they’re looking forward to the time when they can get back on the campaign trail rather than relying on phone calls to reach voters under directives in place to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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