McCulloch01122011 Policy
Montana

Montana SOS Revives Vote-by-Mail Scheme

Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch, a Democrat, is once again reviving efforts to implement universal vote-by-mail standards in Montana. “I feel if every voter could get a ballot in their hands, that would increase those who voted,” McCulloch told Lee Newspapers last week. “It was true in 2014.” Originally introduced in the 2011 session […]

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Montana

Despite Concerns About Election Integrity, McCulloch Insists There is Nothing to Worry About

Democratic Secretary of State Linda McCulloch remains a staunch defender of the integrity of Montana’s elections system despite increasing concerns about the state’s mail-in ballot system, same-day voter registration, and the possibility of ineligible Canadians voting in elections. “Voter fraud — votes knowingly cast by ineligible individuals — does not exist in Montana,” wrote McCulloch […]

Policy
Montana

After Unions Voluntarily Freeze State Employee Salaries, Democratic Leaders Take Substantial Raises

Despite unionized state employees voluntarily taking a two year freeze on salary increases between 2009 and 2011, new information provided by the Department of Administration — made public on opengovmt.org this past week — reveals that several key Democratic leaders within the state received substantial pay raises, contributing to an overall increase in employee salaries. Records  listed on the […]

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Montana

Election Supervisor Blames Ballot Snafu on Computer Error

UPDATE: Media Trackers has confirmed inconsistencies with the mail-in balloting process in interviews with both Yellowstone and Broadwater county officials. Officials in the Yellowstone County Elections office confirmed that they have received numerous calls reporting errors with mail-in ballots. Over a dozen Billings-area voters have complained that they received the wrong party’s primary ballot in […]

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Montana

BREAKING NEWS: Broadwater County Absentee Voters Receive Invalid Ballots, Aspenlieder Calls for McCulloch to Audit All Ballots

With Montana voters now receiving mail-in ballots, Media Trackers is receiving reports of significant mail ballot errors across the state. Unconfirmed reports placed possible statewide errors in the thousands, with a possible 600 erroneous ballots being reported in Broadwater County alone. Secretary of State, Democrat Linda McCulloch, who administers all elections in the state of […]