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House District 93 candidates share views House District 93 candidates share views

The Valley Journal continues its election coverage with Q&As of candidates for House District 93, where political newcomer Lisa Pavlock (D) is running against incumbent Joe Read (R). The district runs from east of Polson, along U.S. Highway 93 and south to Arlee.  Joe Read, Republican, website: ...

House District 12 candidates share views House District 12 candidates share views

With Election Day on the horizon, the Valley Journal begins its coverage with Q&As of candidates for House District 12, an area that encompasses much of Polson and about two-thirds of Flathead Lake. Republican Greg Hertz, who currently represents the district, is running for state senate this year due to...

Gubernatorial candidate stumps for votes in Polson Gubernatorial candidate stumps for votes in Polson

POLSON – With campaign season in full swing leading up to the Nov. 3 general election, local, state and national candidates are stumping for votes in Lake County.  Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, who is running to replace his boss, Gov. Steve Bullock, met with around 30 voters in Sacajawea Park on Saturd...

Mail-in ballots for 2020 General Election to be sent out Oct. 9

LAKE COUNTY – It may seem early to start preparing for the Nov. 3rd General Election, but in Lake County voters can start checking the boxes as early as Oct. 2 at 8 a.m. The process is being done by mail this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to concerns about spreading the virus and ke...

Lake County Commissioners vote to conduct November election by mail

News from Lake County  LAKE COUNTY – The Board of Lake County Commissioners voted unanimously to direct Election Administrator Katie Harding to prepare to conduct the Nov. 3 general election by mail ballot.  Early voting begins on Oct. 2 and can be done in person at the elections offi...

Voters to receive information about 2020 General Election process

News from the Lake County Election Office LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Election Office has received an abundance of calls regarding the status of the Nov. 3 General Election. Currently, Lake County is still planning to hold a poll election with in-person voting.  Safety precautions will b...

'Get to Know Your Candidates' series held

POLSON — The Lake County Pachyderms will host a “Get to Know Your Candidates" series this summer. We would like to invite the community to come hear speaker Linda Reksten running for House District 12 for the Montana House of Representatives. Please come with any questions and comments to inform ...

Online portal launched to make voter registration more accessible during pandemic

News from Western Native Voice MISSOULA — Four Montana organizations recently launched an online portal to encourage voter registration. The Forward Montana Foundation, Montana Women Vote, MontPIRG, and Western Native Voice have a long history of registering eligible Montanans to vote at events, in ...

Vote Reksten for HD12

Editor, I would like to thank the voters of HD12 for electing me to represent them for the last eight years. Due to term limits, I can no longer run for the Montana House of Representative and will be running for the Montana Senate.  I will be voting for Linda Reksten as my Representative for HD12...

Local candidates for Montana State Senate introduce themselves Local candidates for Montana State Senate introduce themselves

Montana’s state senators collaborate with the state’s governor and house of representatives to create laws and set a state budget. There are 50 senators who serve four-year terms. Half the members of the senate are elected every two years.  On June 2, Montanans will vote in a primary elec...

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