Make your Voice Heard: Register and Vote!
October 15, 2014
“The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.”
President Lyndon Johnson
Early Voting has already begun for the 2014 General Election scheduled for November 4. On the ballot this year are: a United States Senate seat, Montana’s lone seat in the United States House of Representatives, All 100 seats in the Montana House of Representatives, 25 of 50 seats in the Montana Senate, Two seats on the Montana Supreme Court, as well as a proposed amendment to the Montana Constitution, a legislative referendum, and many local offices.
Voting in an election is the most important tool that exists for citizens to determine the course of action that their government will take. So if you want a government that will reflect your thoughts and beliefs it is vital that you register to vote and having done so actually cast a ballot.
There are several accessibility measure in place to make sure that regardless of disability any eligible citizen can exercise their constitutional right to cast a secret ballot. For more on voting accessibility in Montana click here
To register to vote, learn about early voting, voting bv mail or find your polling place and learn more about candidates and ballot measures, contact your county’s election office (find it here ) or visit the Montana Secretary of State’s election website at http://sos.mt.gov/elections/