HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on Montana's primary elections (all times MDT):
Matt Rosendale has won the Republican nomination for Montana’s sole U.S. House seat.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Matt Rosendale wins the Republican nomination for Montana's U.S. House seat.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Seven of the eight candidates running for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat are scheduled to participate in a virtual debate on Saturday.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Four major health insurance companies operating in Montana are voluntarily waiving their customers' co-payments and deductibles for coronavirus testing, state Auditor and...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Green Party has qualified to have candidates on the 2020 ballot in Montana, the Secretary of State's office said Friday.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A third Republican said Monday that he will run for the party's nomination for Montana state auditor.
Scott Tuxbury is an insurance underwriter who has worked to bring...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — For the second consecutive election cycle, someone is paying out-of-state signature gatherers to qualify the Green Party for the Montana ballot. And, as in 2018, the Montana...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted an endorsement Wednesday for state Auditor Matt Rosendale, who is running in the Republican primary for Montana's U.S. House seat....
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. is planning to campaign in Helena for Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte.
Lee Newspapers of Montana reports that the president’s son will...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican Steve Daines reported bringing in $1.2 million from donors and political committees over the last three months as he seeks a second term as Montana's junior U.S....
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Billings woman who has spent much of her career in the workers compensation insurance industry is seeking the Republican nomination for Montana State Auditor and Insurance...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Republican Party chairwoman and ex-state legislator Debra Lamm has filed paperwork to run for Montana's open U.S. House seat.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. health officials have approved Montana's plan to create a reinsurance pool that aims to help lower individual health insurance premium costs, state officials said...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Steve Daines of Montana says he collected over $1.3 million for his 2020 re-election campaign during the most recent fundraising period.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two more candidates have filed to run for Montana's open U.S. House seat.
The addition of Democrat Matt Rains of Simms and Republican Timothy Alan Johnson of Corvallis...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Democrat has entered the race to become Montana's state auditor.
State Rep. Shane Morigeau (Mor'-joh) of Missoula announced his candidacy in a video Sunday. He joins...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The three Montana companies that offer health insurance policies on the individual marketplace are proposing reduced rates in 2020, in part because of a bill passed by the...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican Troy Downing says he'll run for the open state auditor's office now that the incumbent, Matt Rosendale, is campaigning for U.S. House.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A third Republican has filed to run for Montana's U.S. House seat left open by Rep. Greg Gianforte's decision to run governor.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republicans' 2020 election lineup shuffled again Monday after U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte decided to run for governor instead of re-election, with State Auditor Matt...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers did not have enough support to override four vetoes by Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock, including a strongly supported bill that sought to give health insurers...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is planning to travel to Montana and Yellowstone National Park next week.
Republican U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, who is up for election next...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — State Auditor Matt Rosendale is asking Montana legislators to override Gov. Steve Bullock's veto of a bill on prescription drug costs.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Seventy-one Montana elected officials will get pay raises this summer to match the average salaries of their counterparts in neighboring states.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on Montana's two-year budget bill (all times local):
A Montana House committee has advanced a nearly $10.3 billion budget to fund state...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at reducing prescription drug prices for people who buy their health insurance through the marketplace, although companies that sell individual health insurance plans argued Friday it would actually hamper their efforts to negotiate favorable contracts for administration of their prescription benefits.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers and the state insurance commissioner are targeting a generally hidden part of the health care system, with new regulations aimed at bringing down prescription drug costs. Companies in the drug supply chain, and the state's biggest health insurance company, are fighting back.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Final numbers show more than $70 million was spent in the U.S. Senate contest between Democratic incumbent Jon Tester and his Trump-backed challenger.
Tester secured a third term in the Nov. 6 election, defeating Republican State Auditor Matt Rosendale to cap the most expensive political campaign in Montana history.
Including money spent in the June primary bumps the election's total price tag to about $73 million.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Missoula County commissioners have approved a policy to charge organizers of large political campaign events for the cost of additional law enforcement services.
The policy approved Wednesday came followed a recent visit by President Donald Trump to campaign on behalf of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. The sheriff's department spent nearly $13,000 in providing security. The county sent a bill to Rosendale's campaign, but did not receive a response.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Jon Tester overcame President Donald Trump's personal interest in his defeat to win a third term by holding on to his base and poaching voters who gave Trump a landslide victory in Montana in 2016.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Only U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana survived President Donald Trump's aggressive campaign to topple Democratic senators from Republican-leaning states who voted against his Supreme Court picks.
The president and his surrogates returned repeatedly to Montana, North Dakota, Missouri and Indiana this election season, pounding on Tester and other incumbent Democrats who opposed the nominations of Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on Montana's U.S. Senate race (all times local):
Montana Sen. Jon Tester is a rare survivor from President Donald Trump's aggressive campaign to unseat Democrats in Republican-leaning states.
The president repeatedly returned to Montana, North Dakota, Missouri and Indiana, where he pounded on Tester and other lawmakers who opposed his Supreme Court picks, Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch.
Montana Democratic Senator survives Trump attacks
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 with Trump failed to help challenger Matt Rosendale unseat Democratic Sen. Jon Tester.
Voters casting midterm election ballots in Montana are divided over the state of the nation, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate.
As voters cast ballots for U.S. Senate and members of Congress in Tuesday's elections, AP VoteCast found that 48 percent of Montana voters said the country is on the right track, compared with 49 percent who said the country is headed in the wrong direction.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Senate elections (all times local):
The race for U.S. Senate in Montana between Democratic incumbent Jon Tester and Republican Matt Rosendale is too close to call.
As of 3:45 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Rosendale holds a lead of 6,082 votes out of more than 355,000 cast — a margin of roughly 1.7 percent.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democratic incumbent Jon Tester and Republican Matt Rosendale are locked in a Montana U.S. Senate race that was too close to call Tuesday night with votes still being counted, following a campaign dominated by President Donald Trump's personal push to vanquish Tester.
The Latest on the general election in Montana (all times local):
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.
Election results were still coming in Tuesday night. Rosendale was following the returns with supporters in Helena, while Tester told his supporters to go home for the night.
The outcome of Montana's hotly contested Senate race may come down to which side did a better job of motivating their supporters to show up on Election Day.
Tuesday caps an extended 25-day voting period in Montana's midterm elections, with the top race being the battle between Democratic Sen. Jon Tester and Republican challenger Matt Rosendale.
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's campaign visit in Montana (all times local):
Vice President Mike Pence says re-electing Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester to a third term would embolden the opposition to President Donald Trump and risk unraveling his accomplishments.
Pence told supporters at a Monday rally north of Kalispell to vote for Republican Senate candidate Matt Rosendale as a fiscal conservative who would "stand with the president every day."
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is headlining a rally for State Auditor Matt Rosendale in northwestern Montana as the Republican's bid to unseat Democratic incumbent Sen. Jon Tester barrels toward its conclusion.
Meanwhile, Tester is holding rallies in Missoula and Great Falls Monday with House candidate Kathleen Williams.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Candidates for Montana's closely-contested U.S. Senate race face a grim reality as they press toward Tuesday's finish: There's a dwindling pool of voters left after large numbers already cast their ballots before Election Day.
Democratic Sen. Jon Tester is facing another stiff re-election challenge after President Donald Trump made an unprecedented four trips to Montana to stump for Republican challenger Matt Rosendale. Control of the Senate is potentially at stake.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):
President Donald Trump is sharing the stage at a Florida rally with the state's Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate and governor, at the same time taking swipes at their Democratic opponents.
Trump's appearance Saturday night in Pensacola, Florida, followed a rally earlier in the day in Montana, part of a multistate sprint by the president toward Tuesday's midterm elections.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — With President Donald Trump clamoring to defeat U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and conservative groups spending heavily against him, the Democrat is falling back on a well-worn strategy in his pursuit of a third term: make the election about Montana, not Washington.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale may not be a household name, but he's surrounded on the campaign trail by President Donald Trump and other big-name Republicans like Vice President Mike Pence, Sens. Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul.
His opponent, Democratic Sen. Jon Tester? He's got "The Dude."
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Republican Party has announced more details about Vice President Mike Pence's get-out-the-vote rally in northwestern Montana.
Pence is scheduled to make a campaign stop on behalf of U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale and U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Glacier Park International Airport just north of Kalispell.
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making his third trip to Montana during this election cycle to campaign on behalf of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale.
His office said Pence is scheduled to stop in Kalispell on Monday, the day before Election Day. The time and place have not been announced.
President Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. also have made several appearances to support Rosendale as he seeks to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is leading a Halloween rally for fellow Democrats U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and House candidate Kathleen Williams in the final days before the midterm elections.
Bullock told a crowd gathered in Helena on Wednesday that he wants people representing Montana in Washington, D.C., who can work with the administration but won't just be "lapdogs" for President Donald Trump.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Libertarian candidate in Montana's U.S. Senate race threw his support behind his Republican opponent Wednesday in a surprise move that came in response to an election mailer from an unknown group that appeared aimed at undermining Rosendale's support among conservatives.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate in Montana saying he supports Republican Matt Rosendale (all times local):
The chairman of the Montana Libertarians is disavowing comments from the party's U.S. Senate candidate that support Republican Matt Rosendale.
Francis Wendt says the Libertarian Party doesn't support Rosendale because he's from another party and lacks a strong enough stance on privacy issues.