Election Deadlines

Federal Elections

A federal primary election is held every even-numbered year on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June. A federal general election is held every even-numbered year on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The presidential elections are combined with the congressional, statewide, state district, and county elections. 

   

Federal General - Voter Registration Deadline: October 9, 2018

Federal General - Late Registration Opens: October 10, 2018

Federal General - Absentee Ballots Mail: October 12, 2018

Federal General - Absentee Requests & Late Registration Closes: 12:00 p.m. November 5 2018

Federal General - Election Day: November 6, 2018


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Montana Primaries

Annual School & Special District Elections

School and special district elections are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in May.

Municipal Elections

A municipal primary election, if necessary, is held every odd-numbered year on the first Tuesday after the second Monday in September. A municipal general election, if necessary, is held every odd-numbered year on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.