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Welcome to Montana on Ballotpedia!

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Montana, also known as "The Treasure State" and "Big Sky Country," is bordered by North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho and Canada. It was the 41st state to be admitted to the Union. Although Helena is the state’s capital, Billings is the largest city in Montana. Montana is a large tourist hub for attractions like Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.

Montana has two members of the U.S. Senate, one member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 50 members of the State Senate and 100 members of the House of Representatives.

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2015 elections in Montana

On the 2015 ballot
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Voting in Montana

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External resources for the State of Montana

Sample ballot
Past election results
Candidate database
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Note: The links above reflect information provided by the state elections authority website as of 9/10/2013. Depending on how many voter services are available, some links may be missing (**). If you would like to nominate a new link for inclusion in the table, send an email to

National politics in Montana

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Jon Tester
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Montana 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Steve Daines
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Montana 2015January 3, 2021November 3, 2020Link

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Ryan Zinke
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Republican PartyU.S. House, Montana, At-Large District 2015January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

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Montana on Policypedia

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The structure of the Montana judicial system is laid out in Article VII of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Montana Supreme Court and the Montana District Courts, along with various courts of limited jurisdiction.

On the federal level there are two courts with statewide jurisdiction: the United States District Court for the District of Montana and the District of Montana Bankruptcy Court.



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The Treasure State
Capital:   Helena
Motto:   Oro y plata
Translation:   Gold and silver
Population:   994,000
Area of state:   147,042 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1889
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