Montana will elect a U.S. Senator and a Governor in 2012.
Presidential and State Primary registration deadline – Postmarked by May
7, 2012; in person by close of polls on Primary Day, June 5, 2012.
Presidential and State Primary date – June 5, 2012
General Election registration deadline – Postmarked by October 9, 2012;
in person by close of polls on Election Day, November 6, 2012.
Election information phone number – 888-884-8683
State election website –
In person – Any voter may vote early in
person, no excuse required. Early in-person voting is available for the
Primary between May 7 and noon, June 4; for the General Election between
October 9 and noon, November 5.
Voters may visit their local County Election Administrator
to apply for, receive, and vote their absentee ballot early and in person on
the same day. A list of County Election Administrators is available at
By mail – Any voter may vote early by
mail, no excuse required. Applications for absentee/vote-by-mail ballots may
be submitted 75 days before an election. Applications must be submitted no
later than noon of the day before the election. Absentee ballots must be
received by the close of polls on Election Day.
Absentee voting by mail – Begins October 9