By making speeches, accepting endorsements and traveling with state Democrats during the final week of the 2014 elections, former Democratic state senator and current Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat may have violated the state’s Code of Judicial Conduct.
Biennial maintenance by the state’s county Clerk & Recorders has resulted in more than 52,000 voters — or 7.7 percent of the total number of registered voters — being removed from the state’s voter database, a Media Trackers investigation has found.
Montana Democratic Secretary of State Linda McCulloch told lawmakers on Friday that “the onus is on the voter” and not elections officials when asked who ensures the integrity of Montana’s elections at a hearing of the State Administration Committee.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]