Elections and Voting

ELECTIONS

NOTICE TO ALL POLL VOTERS IN PRECINCTS 1-22 (NON-RURAL VOTERS)

Due to the Butte Civic Center not being available, the polling location for Precincts 1-22 have been relocated to the former Herberger’s location in the Butte Plaza Mall (3100 Harrison Ave).  Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. as per usual. This change will not affect absentee or Rural precinct voters (Rocker, Ramsay, Divide, and Melrose.)  You can check your current voter status using My Voter Page  Please Call us with any question or concern at 406-497-6335  

2022 election results are available on this link to the State or Montana's web site, Silver Bow County election results or by contacting our office at (406)-497-6344 or clerkrec@bsb.mt.gov.

Close of Voter Registration 

Voter registration for the General Election November 8, 2022 closes at 5:00 pm on October 11.  After this time, anyone wishing to register must appear in person. Voters will have until noon on November 7, 2022 to be registered to vote in the November 8, 2022 General Election. 

Upcoming Elections in 2022

  • General Election, Butte-Silver Bow, November 8
    • Council of Commissioners, Districts 1, 2, 7, 9, 10 and 11
    • Justice Court #1

2022 General Election Candidates

Candidate Filing Information

Forms:

Please contact voter registration/election administration with any other questions or concerns.  Our phone number is 406-497-6344 or email clerkrec@bsb.mt.gov.


Links to Montana Campaign Regulations

VOTING

A sample ballot for your precinct is available on the My Voter Page.

If you don’t know your precinct, legislative district, or commissioner, you can go to My Voter Page to get that information.

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Call, email, or stop by our office to see if you are registered to vote or if you are still on the Absentee ballot list.  

Click on this link and fill out the Absentee List Application, return it to the Clerk & Recorder’s Office and we will add you. You may apply to vote absentee through June 6 (Primary election) or November 7 (General election) at noon. After that time, you must vote at the polls on June 7/November 8, 7:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. (Butte and Ramsay precincts; Rocker, Divide, and Melrose precinct polls are open from noon to 8:00 p.m.).

You can use the Change Absentee Ballot Status form to receive an absentee ballot for a specific election, add or remove your name from the annual absentee ballot list, designate someone to pickup your ballot, or request a ballot due to a health emergency.

You can track when we mail your ballot and when we receive and process your ballot with the MVP application which you can download to your phone or computer. This application is available in the right hand column of this page or by going to sos.mt.gov.

My Voter Page (MVP) – This will work on  Android or Apple phones. It is also available for your computer.  If you would like to know your precinct, your voting status (active or inactive), the status of your absentee ballot, the last time you voted, download this app.  Search “my Voter page Montana”.  

Montana Voter Forms 

Register to Vote

Absentee Ballot Application

Federal Post Card Application for absent military and overseas citizens


Where to Vote

  • For primary (June) and general (November) elections, voters living in Rocker, Ramsay, Divide, or Melrose will vote in their respective city.   Voters with questions or problems should contact the Clerk & Recorder’s office.
  • In Butte, voting takes place at the former Herberger’s location in the Butte Plaza Mall (3100 Harrison Ave) for the 2022 General Election . Please contact the Clerk & Recorder’s office with questions or problems.
  • Voters living outside of the city limits who are unsure what precinct they are in should check with the Clerk & Recorder’s Office to see where they should vote.
  • For information on obtaining an absentee ballot or precinct information, please call 406-497-6342.

Precincts

  • Precincts 1 through 22  will vote at the the former Herberger’s location in the Butte Plaza Mall (3100 Harrison Ave) for the 2022 General Election
  • Precincts 19W, 26E and 26W vote in Rocker
  • Precincts 27N and 27S vote in Ramsay
  • Precinct 28 votes in Divide
  • Precinct 29 votes in Melrose

Voting Hours

  • The former Herberger’s in the Butte Plaza Mall (3100 Harrison Ave) polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
  • Rocker, Ramsay, Divide, and Melrose polls open at noon and close at 8 p.m.



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