Election News Updated Regarding Covid-19
Upcoming Election Dates
Type of Election
|2020||Federal General||November 3rd|
2020 ELECTION CYCLE
Nominations OPEN: January 9, 2020 *** Nominations CLOSE: March 9, 2020
Close of Reg. Primary: May 4, 2020 *** Primary Election Day: June 2, 2020
Close of Reg. General: October 5, 2020 ** General Election Day: November 3, 2020
Hill County Commissioner-District 1 6 yrs *Incumbent- Michael Wendland
Hill County Clerk of Court- 4 yrs *Incumbent Kathie Vigliotti
Supt of School (Special Form) 2 yr unexpired term *Incumbent Marie Deegan – Appointed 8/2019
County Public Administrator 2 yr unexpired term *Maggie Big Leggins Appointed 12/5/2019
Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen 2 yrs
* Hill County Conservation District(NP) 4yrs
*At Large Tom Jurenka *At Large Shawn Nystrom
LOCAL STATE OFFICES:
File with….. Secretary of State, P.O. Box 202801, Helena, MT 59620 Phone:(406) 444-4732
*Online Candidate Filing Services are available to file at: https://app.mt.gov/filing/
*District 12 Judge 4 year unexpired term *Incumbent Kaydee Snipes-Ruiz Appointed 11/2018
*Senate District 16 and 17- 4 year term *SD 16- Frank Smith, SD 17- Mike Lang
*House District 27, 28, 32, and 33 - 2 year term HD 27- Joshua Kassmier, HD 28- Jacob Bachmeier, HD 32- Jonathan Windy Boy, HD 33- Casey Knudsen
If you are interested in being an Election Judge, please contact our office at 265-5481 x2323.
A complete listing of Offices, Terms, Filing Fees and Salaries is available in the Clerk & Recorders Office.
Senate and House District seats must be filed through the Secretary of State's Office. Candidates filing for local positions, such as City, County, and Special District seats, must file through the Hill County Clerk and Recorder's Office.
Each candidate for office must affirm when filing that they meet (or will meet within constitutional and statutory deadlines) the qualifications prescribed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Montana.
|DESIGNATED POLLING PLACES - HILL COUNTY MONTANA|
|PCT||POLLING PLACE||ADDRESS||HOUSE DISTRICT||SENATE DISTRICT||WARD|
|1||Havre High School - Gym||900 18th Street, Havre MT 59501||28||14||3|
|2||St. Jude's Parish Center||440 7th Ave, Havre MT 59501||28||14||4|
|3||Havre Middle School - Gym||1441 11th Street West, Havre MT 59501||28||14||2|
|7||Havre High School - Gym||900 18th Street, Havre MT 59501||28||14||1|
|8||Havre High School - Gym||900 18th Street, Havre MT 59501||28||14||1|
|9||Havre High School - Gym||900 18th Street, Havre MT 59501||28||14||3|
|10||St. Jude's Parish Center||440 7th Ave, Havre MT 59501||28||14||4|
|13||Havre Middle School - Gym||1441 11th Street West, Havre MT 59501||28||14||2|
|14||St. Jude's Parish Center||440 7th Ave, Havre MT 59501||32||16||-|
|15||Havre Middle School - Gym||1441 11th Street West, Havre MT 59501||27||14||-|
|16||Havre Middle School - Gym||1441 11th Street West, Havre MT 59501||28||14||-|
|18||Box Elder School||205 Main Street, Box Elder, MT 59521||32||16||-|
|20||Hi-Line Community Center||502 5th Street, Hingham, MT 59528||27||14||-|
|21||Hi-Line Community Center||502 5th Street, Hingham, MT 59528||27||14||-|
|22||Hi-Line Community Center||502 5th Street, Hingham, MT 59528||27||14||-|
|25||St. Jude's Parish Center||440 7th Ave, Havre MT 59501||33||17||-|
|28||Chippewa Cree Wellness Center||646 Clinic Road East, Rocky Boy Reservation, Box Elder, MT 59521||32||16||-|
|SATELLITE VOTING OFFICE AT- FOYER OF THE KENAWASH BUILDING - 8294 Upper Box Elder Rd|
To vote in Hill County, Montana, you must be:
- 18 or older on or before the next election.
- A citizen of the United States.
- A Montana resident for at least 30 days.
- Registered as required by law.
Register to vote by completing and signing a Voter Registration Application and returning it in person or by mail to the Hill County Clerk and Recorder's Office, 315 4th St, Havre, MT 59501
You cannot vote if you:
- Are a convicted felon currently serving a sentence in a penal institution.
- Have been judged in a court of law to be of unsound mind.
The deadline for regular registration is 30 days before any election. If you miss that deadline, late registration is available at the election office
Military and Overseas Voters
Military and Overseas Citizens are afforded special voting privileges under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA).
UOCAVA voters include:
- Members of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine on active duty
- Spouses or depedents of members of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine on active duty
- U.S. citizens residing outside of the U.S.
To let us know you are a UOCAVA voter, register and request your absentee ballot with the Federal Post Card Application.
UOCAVA voters can:
- Request your absentee ballot be sent to you by email, fax or regular mail.
2. Receive your ballot early - absentee ballots are mailed 45 days before an election to UOCAVA voters. (All other absentee ballots are mailed 20-25 days before an election.)
3. Access and mark your absentee ballot online with Montana's Electronic Absentee System.
4.Return your absentee ballot by email, fax or regular mail.