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.
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Candidate Filing - Starting Dates
|Municipal Filing (Mayor, Judge, Council Member) 11/7/2017||04/20/2017|
Candidate Filing - Closing Dates
|Municipal Filing (Mayor, Judge, Council Member) 11/7/2017||06/19/2017|
2017 Candidate Filing Information
|Municipal General Election||November 7, 2017|
|Municipal Primary Election||The number of filings for the municipal general election determine whether or not a primary is required. If a primary is required, the primary will be held on Sept. 12, 2017.|
|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.
|For additional candidate forms, please click here.||Please read our Candidate FAQ|
|Current List of Candidate Filings||Final Update 08/14/2017 at 9:39 am.|