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Welcome to Montana on Ballotpedia!


Located in the Western United States, the state of Montana is bordered by North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho and Canada. Nicknamed “the Treasure state” and the “Big Sky Country,” Montana was the 41st state admitted to the Union in 1889. Coupled with the state’s scenic landscapes, today, Montana is a large tourist hub for attractions like Glazier National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Although Helena is the state’s capital, the city of Billings is the largest city in Montana. Currently, there are two Democratic members of the U.S. Senate, one Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 50 members of the Montana State Senate and 100 members of the Montana House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Montana is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have state government trifecta.

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2013 elections in Montana

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Voting in Montana

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External resources for the State of Montana

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National politics in Montana


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Montana



Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
John Walsh
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Montana 2014January 3, 2015[ Link]
Jon Tester
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Montana 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Steve Daines
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Montana Link


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