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Meagher County, Montana

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15 West Main Street - White Sulphur Springs, MT 59645


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Election Calendar For 2017

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Meagher County Elections Administrator

As part of the Clerk & Recorders Office the Election Administrator is responsible for the administration of federal, state, county, city and special district elections in Meagher County according to federal and state election laws.

To vote in Montana, you must:

You cannot vote if:

How to Register to Vote:

Pre Register Online Here

USARegistering to vote in Montana is quick and painless. You can; Visit your local election office on weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and complete a registration form.

Fill out a registration form and mail it to the local election office. Registration forms are readily available from local election offices, post offices, libraries, and many organizations, businesses, and government agencies.
There is a registration form available in your phone book, or you may use the registration form provided on this Web site, or fill out a registration form when you apply for or renew your driver's license.

If your Voter Information Changes…

MTIf your physical and/or mailing address has changed within Meagher County, or you have had a name change, please complete this form with your most current information so that we can update your file.

If you have moved out of the county and wish to cancel your Voter Registration in Meagher County, please complete this form and return it to our office.

If you have any questions, please call the Clerk & Recorder's Office at (406) 547-3612.

Election Calendar for 2018

Deadline Statute
January 11 First day for candidates to file for office 13-10-201
March 5 Deadline to submit new political party qualification petitions to county election administrators 13-10-601
March 12 Deadline for candidates to file for office.
Deadline for candidates to withdraw primary election candidacy.
Deadline for Secretary of State to receive verified new political party qualification petitions from county election administrators.
13-10-201
13-10-325
13-10-601
Within 5 days of filing for office Candidates file appropriate paperwork with Commissioner of Political Practices 13-37-201
By March 22 Election administrators determine whether local nonpartisan primary elections and parties' precinct elections (if applicable) need to be held; notify governing body 13-10-209
13-14-115
SB 178
April 27 Deadline for write-in candidates to file a Declaration of Intent for the primary election 13-10-211
HB 83
April 27 Deadline for write-in candidates to file a Declaration of Intent for the primary election 13-10-211
HB 83
May 6 Date by which legislative candidates must live in appropriate county, if it contains one or more districts, or legislative district, if it contains all or parts of more than one county (for six months next preceding General Election) Article V Section 4, MT Const.
May 29 Deadline for independent and minor party candidates to submit signed petitions to county election administrators 13-10-503
June 4 Deadline for independent and minor party candidates to file Declaration of Intent for office; deadline for Secretary of State to receive independent and minor party candidate petitions from county election administrators 13-10-503
June 5 PRIMARY NOMINATING ELECTION 13-1-107
By June 19 County canvass completed, official results are certified 13-15-401
Within 5 days of county canvass Deadline for individual to initiate contest of primary election nomination
Deadline for unsuccessful primary election local candidates to petition for a recount, if applicable
13-36-102
13-16-201
13-16-301
Within 10 days of official canvass Deadline for successful primary write-in nominees to file a written Declaration of Acceptance (after county canvass or state canvass, as applicable) 13-10-204
By July 2 State canvass must be completed, official results are certified 13-15-502
Within 5 days of state canvass Deadline for individual to initiate contest of primary election nomination of federal candidates or state candidates
Deadline for unsuccessful primary election federal or state candidates to petition for a recount, if applicable
13-36-102
13-16-201
13-16-301
August 13 Deadline for candidate to withdraw general election candidacy 13-10-327
October 1 Deadline for write-in candidates to file a Declaration of Intent for the general election 13-10-211
HB 83
November 6 FEDERAL GENERAL ELECTION 13-1-104
By November 20 County canvass completed, official results are certified 13-15-401
Within 5 days of county canvass Deadline for unsuccessful general election local candidates to petition for a recount, if applicable 13-16-201
13-16-301
Within 10 days of official canvass Deadline for successful general write-in candidates to file a written Declaration of Acceptance (after county or state canvass, as applicable) 13-10-204
By December 3 State canvass must be completed, official results are certified 13-15-502
Within 5 days of state canvass Deadline for unsuccessful general election federal or state candidates to petition for a recount, if applicable 13-16-201
13-16-301

Filing Fees:

County Office Filing Fee is 0.5% of annual base salary: (MCA 13-10-202)
Commissioner
$ 28.29
$5659.24 annual salary
6 year term
Clerk and Recorder
$ 204.36
$40,871 annual salary
4 year term
County Treasurer
$ 204.36
$40,871 annual salary
4 year term
County Sheriff
$ 204.36
$40,871 annual salary
4 year term
County Attorney
$ 267.60
$53,518 annual salary
4 year term
Justice of the Peace
$ 102.18
$20,436 annual salary
4 year term



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