Local Elections

Republicans retain control of Montana Legislature in election

AP

November 07, 2018 at 5:44 pm

HELENA (AP) — Republican majorities appear to be safe in the Montana House and Senate with many races still to be decided.GOP leaders sought to protect their 32-18 majority over Democrats in the Senate, and their 59-41 advantage in the Hous...

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Democratic Sen. Jon Tester beats Matt Rosendale in Montana

AP

November 07, 2018 at 11:28 am

BILLINGS — Montana Democrat Jon Tester captured a third term in the U.S. Senate with an extremely narrow victory over an opponent President Donald Trump tried to boost by making repeated visits to the state.Tester’s re-election over State A...

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Brodehl cruises to victory in commissioner race

November 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

Republican Randy Brodehl, a longtime Flathead County resident and public servant, claimed an easy victory during Tuesday’s election for District 3 Flathead County commissioner seat. Brodehl beat Democratic hopeful Tom Clark, with roughly 65...

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Tobacco tax hike for Medicaid expansion rejected

AP

November 07, 2018 at 5:44 pm

HELENA (AP) — Montana voters have rejected a ballot measure that sought to extend the state’s Medicaid program and pay for it in part by raising the tobacco tax.The result from Tuesday’s election means the expanded Medicaid program covering...

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Greg Gianforte wins first full House term in Montana

AP

November 07, 2018 at 12:43 pm

HELENA — U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte defeated Democratic challenger Kathleen Williams in a Montana U.S. House race that wasn’t decided until Wednesday morning, a win that gives the Republican incumbent his first full term after overcoming rene...

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Final Montana election results

November 07, 2018 at 5:58 pm

Election resultsElection results with 562 precincts fully reported. Voter turnout: 66.7 percentStatewideU.S. SenateMATT ROSENDALE (R) 47% 222,468JON TESTER (D) 50% 233,932RICK BRECKENRIDGE (L) 3% 13,454TOTAL VOTES 469,854U.S. HouseGREG GIAN...

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Montanans’ split views on Trump evident in results

AP

November 07, 2018 at 5:58 pm

Voters casting midterm election ballots in Montana were divided over President Donald Trump’s performance, and it showed in the results: Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte embraced the president’s agenda and won, but four campaign appearances w...

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The Latest: Montana’s U.S. Senate race too close to call

AP

November 06, 2018 at 2:27 pm

The Latest on the general election in Montana (all times local):11:45 p.m.Democratic incumbent Jon Tester and Republican Matt Rosendale are locked in a Montana U.S. Senate race that’s too close to call with votes still being counted.Electio...

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The Latest: Montana election results

November 06, 2018 at 8:14 pm

The Latest election results as of 12 p.m. WednesdayPrecincts reporting: Partially 176, Fully 491Voter turnout: 64 percentU.S. SenateMATT ROSENDALE (R) 48% 215,390JON TESTER (D) 49% 222,367RICK BRECKENRIDGE (L) 3% 12,915TOTAL VOTES 450,672U....

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Polls open at 7 a.m. Tuesday in Flathead County

November 05, 2018 at 3:00 am

As a memorably divisive midterm election season draws to a close, there seems to be one point of agreement that crosses party lines: People will be grateful their TVs will no longer batter them with strident political ads. In statewide race...

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