Posted 10:33 AM 12/12/2012 by Dax Van Fossen (Kalispell)
The heated race for the Montana Office of Public Instruction ended quickly on Tuesday as Republican challenger Sandy Welch of Martin City dropped her request for a recount.
The move means that incumbent Denise Juneau (D) will keep her job.
Posted 2:38 PM 12/11/2012 by MTN News
Sandy Welch, the Republican candidate for Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction, has dropped her request for a recount.
The final vote tally has incumbent Denise Juneau (D) with 235,468 votes (50.24%), and Welch with 233,204 (49.76%), a difference of 2,264 votes, or just 0.48 (More)
Posted 4:29 PM 12/3/2012 by Marnee Banks (Helena)
Sandy Welch, the Republican candidate for the Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction, filed an application in state district court in Kalispell on Monday to formally request a recount in her race against Democratic incumbent Denise Juneau.
After all the provisional ballots were (More)
Posted 6:23 PM 11/28/2012 by Heath Heggem (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Cleve Loney of Great Falls, who lost his bid for re-election in House District 26, claims that Democrats were campaigning at the polling place on election day, and has filed a complaint with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices.
Posted 12:10 PM 11/26/2012 by Marnee Banks (email@example.com)
On Tuesday, the Montana Secretary of State's office will begin canvassing the votes of the November election.
According to Montana law, the State Board of Canvassers must certify the election results within 27 days after the election.
The Board is comprised of representatives from (More)
Posted 4:49 PM 11/15/2012 by MTN News - Billings
The Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction election was decided by just 2,264 votes.
Now challenger Sandy Welch (R) has to decide whether or not she wants to pay for a recount in her fight to unseat incumbent Denise Juneau (D).
After all the provisional ballots were counted (More)
Posted 4:38 PM 11/14/2012 by Marnee Banks (Helena)
Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch announced on Wednesday afternoon that county election offices have officially finished counting ballots from last week's election.
There is only one race which qualifies for a recount and that is the race for Superintendent of Public Instruction (More)
Posted 4:06 PM 11/12/2012 by Marnee Banks (firstname.lastname@example.org)
In Montana there are still more than 5,000 ballots which are not yet counted.
According to state law, a voter whose identity or eligibility to vote has not been verified can cast a provisional ballot. These ballots are not counted on election day but instead will be counted this week.(More)
Posted 11:49 PM 11/8/2012 by Marnee Banks (email@example.com)
After a long ballot counting process in Yellowstone County, Republican candidate Sandy Welch is planning to ask for a recount in her campaign to unseat incumbent Denise Juneau (D) as the Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Currently, Juneau is leading by 1,611 votes, a margin of (More)
Posted 11:33 PM 11/8/2012 by Marnee Banks (firstname.lastname@example.org)
After a contentious election cycle, Republicans will maintain control of the Montana Legislature.
Pending any recounts, Republicans picked up one seat in the Senate and now have a 29 -21 majority over Democrats.
Then in the House, Democrats picked up seven seats but Republicans (More)