The Secretary of State's office, located in the state Capitol building, was closed for cleaning Thursday after an employee tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
For at least a month earlier this year, a website issue caused 1,200 duplicate transactions for businesses trying to make their annual filings with the Secretary of State's Office.
The June primaries were the first time Jim Marks, a blind man, tried to vote absentee in a Montana election.
The two candidates in Montana's secretary of state race are committed to protecting the integrity of the office, but expressed starkly different visions of what that looks like.
Montana’s election system is voter-friendly and there’s no proof new restrictions on ballot collection prevent anyone from voting, attorneys for the state argued Wednesday.
The candidates for Montana Secretary of State traded barbs of corruption and anti-Americanism on Sunday in a debate over who will fill the office overseeing elections and business registrations.
Both the state Supreme Court and U.S. District Court in Helena issued orders Wednesday that the Green Party will remain off the ballot in Montana for this election.
The Montana Secretary of State certified that a measure seeking to legalize recreational marijuana in the state has gathered enough signatures to appear on the November ballot.
Two last-minute efforts trying to get the Green Party back on the November ballot are playing out in Helena, after a District Court judge on Friday removed the party, citing missteps by the Secretary of State.
In dueling filings in different courts, the secretary of state and two Democratic groups clashed over an extended deadline for ballots to arrive at elections offices.
Shifting to a mail-ballot only primary might be the safest option for Montana counties, said State Senate President Scott Sales, who is asking Gov. Steve Bullock to apply emergency powers to make it possible.
John Driscoll, a longtime former Democratic state Public Service Commissioner, filed Monday as a Republican in the U.S. Senate primary.
The Montana Secretary of State sent an email to every business that registers with the office and does not later opt out. The post was called, “We Were Here First."
Mississippi voters are choosing a new secretary of state this year, and the two candidates _ Democrat Johnny DuPree and Republican Michael Watson _ are divided over some big proposals for the office.
A top aide to Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton has filed to run for her boss's job next year.
State Rep. Forrest Mandeville of Columbus is seeking the Republican nomination for secretary of state.
County elections officials are expressing “grave concerns” over Secretary of State Corey Stapleton’s plan to implement a new statewide election system in time for the 2020 elections.