HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former state auditor and legislator Monica Lindeen has been named the executive director of the Montana Democratic Party.
Party chairwoman Mary Sexton announced the appointment Monday. Lindeen succeeds Nancy Keenan, who is retiring.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democrats are accusing the Montana Republican Party of violating state campaign law by failing to report work done on behalf of candidates during the 2016 election.
Commissioner of Political Practices Jeff Mangan said Friday he's accepted a complaint over the matter filed earlier this week. Managain is asking the Republican Party to respond within 30 days.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The head of the Montana Democratic Party on Thursday asked for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied to the police and the public when he assaulted a reporter last year.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Democratic Party is accusing a company of breaking state campaign laws by gathering signatures for a petition that qualified the Green Party for this year's elections.
The complaint filed Thursday to the state commissioner of political practices against Advanced Micro Targeting Inc. says the Las Vegas-based company conducted electioneering work without the proper reporting or disclosures.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the Montana Democratic Party's annual Mansfield-Metcalf Dinner in Helena on March 10.
Party executive director Nancy Keenan says the party is excited to have the former vice president help kick off the 2018 election season in Montana.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Dorothy Eck, who helped draft Montana's Constitution 45 years ago and later served in the state Senate for two decades, has died in Bozeman. She was 93.
Daughter Diana Eck told the Montana Democratic Party that her mother died Saturday.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republicans are tentatively targeting the beginning of February to pick a candidate for U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke's replacement, while Democrats plan to hold their own nominating convention within a week of whenever Gov. Steve Bullock calls for a special election, officials said Tuesday.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Republican Party is charging a $1,740 fee to people interested in replacing U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, who has been nominated to lead the Interior Department.
Party chairman Jeff Essman of Billings tells The Billings Gazette (http://bit.ly/2hu4Ouq) that party leaders met Dec. 20 and decided on the fee, which is equal to the state filing fee for the office.
He says the money will defray the costs for delegates traveling to the nomination convention.