Late registration beings for Montana's 2012 general election

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October 15, 2012


By Tyler King

HELENA, Montana: Individuals can late-register for Montana's 2012 general election beginning October 10, 2012, through the close of polls on election day.[1]

How to Register to Vote

  • Visit your county election office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and complete a registration form.
  • Fill out and sign a voter registration card and drop it off at your county election office, or mail it to the county election administrator.
  • Fill out and sign a registration form when you apply for or renew your driver's license or Montana ID.
  • You must provide your Montana driver’s license or Montana ID number when you register. If you do not have a Montana driver’s license, you will need to provide the last 4 digits of your Social Security number. If you have neither number, you will need to provide another form of identification.
  • You will need to provide a residence address or specific geographic location information from which your residence address may be determined . The residence address must be in the county in which you are registering.

Late registration is available at any time right up through the close of polls on election day. No absentee ballots are issued between noon and 5:00 p.m. the day before the election however, so if you haven’t registered before then, you probably want to wait until Election Day to register and vote.

Once you've registered, you'll get a voter confirmation notice from your county election office verifying your registration and telling you which precinct and which polling place you vote in.

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