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Senate and House District seats must be filed through the Secretary of State's Office. Candidates filing for local positions, such as City, County, School, and Special District seats, must file through the Missoula County election office.

Each candidate for office must affirm when filing that they meet (or will meet within constitutional and statutory deadlines) the qualifications prescribed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Montana.

Candidates should refer to the Commissioner of Political Practice for candidate financial reporting information and forms to ensure their name appears on the ballot.

Access financial campaign reports.

Campaign Sign Complaint Form and Packet - Found a campaign sign in violation of local ordinances? Read through our campaign sign packet and determine if the complaint is valid. If valid, complete the form on the first page and return it to either City or County zoning offices, or simply submit to the Elections Office. 

View local elected positions and terms.

View Precinct Committee People.

Please see the Secretary of State's comprehensive Election Calendar. 

REQUEST FORM FOR VOTER LIST - please return the completed form to electioninfo@missoulacounty.us or fax to (406) 258-3913.

 

 Candidate Filing - Starting Dates

                   
 Candidate Type  Date
Municipal Filing (Mayor, Judge, Council Member) 11/7/2017 04/20/2017
 School Filing, 5/8/2018 12/14/2017 
 Special District Filing, 5/8/2018 12/14/2017 
 Federal Primary Filing (See current list of Candidate Filings below) 6/5/2018  01/11/2018

 

 Candidate Filing - Closing Dates 

 
 Candidate Type  Date 
Municipal Filing (Mayor, Judge, Council Member) 11/7/2017  06/19/2017
 Special District Filing, 5/8/2018  02/12/2018
 School Filing, 5/8/2018  03/29/2018
 Federal Primary Filing (See current list of Candidate Filings below), 6/5/2018  03/12/2018

 

2017 Candidate Filing Information

Municipal


Municipal General Election November 7, 2017
Filing Forms
Declaration for Nomination and Oath of Candidacy

City elections are nonpartisan. Party reference is not required. Please detail the ward you are filing for on this form.

Filing Fees for Municipal Candidates

For additional candidate forms, please click here. Please read our Candidate FAQ
Ward Map
Current List of Candidate Filings  Final Update 08/14/2017 at 9:39 am.

 

2018 Candidate Filing Information

School


School Election May 8, 2018
Filing Forms
Declaration for Nomination and Oath of Candidacy

School elections are nonpartisan. Party reference is not required. Please detail the position and term you are filing for on this form.

For additional candidate forms, please click here. Please read our Candidate FAQ
Links to Maps For specific residency requirements, contact the Elections Office at 258-4751
Current List of Candidate Filings Will be updated end of day on December 14, 2017

 

Special Districts


Special Districts Election May 8, 2018
Filing Forms
Declaration for Nomination and Oath of Candidacy

Special District elections are nonpartisan. Party reference is not required. Please detail the position and term you are filing for on this form.

For additional candidate forms, please click here. Please read our Candidate FAQ
Links to Maps For specific residency requirements, contact the Elections Office at 258-4751
Current List of Candidate Filings Will be updated end of day on December 14, 2017

  

Federal Primary


Federal Primary Election June 6, 2018
Filing Forms
Declaration for Nomination and Oath of Candidacy

Please detail the position and term you are filing for on this form. Missoula County Elections Office does not accept filings for legislative or statewide office. Please contact the Secretary of State at sos.mt.gov.

Filing Fees for Primary Candidates

(Will be posted soon)

For additional candidate forms, please click here. Please read our Candidate FAQ
Links to Maps For specific residency requirements, contact the Elections Office at 258-4751
Current List of Candidate Filings Will be updated end of day on January 11, 2018

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