Opens: 8:00 a.m. Thursday, January 11, 2024.
Closes: 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2024.
2024 Candidate Info
Montana has a rich history of civic engagement and passionate leaders who have worked tirelessly to make our state a better place. By choosing to run for office, you are continuing this tradition and contributing to the future of our great state.
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Offices on the Ballot
The specific offices on the ballot can vary depending on the election cycle and the level of government (local, state, or federal) for which the election is being held. In Montana, as in many other states in the United States, the following are common offices that may appear on the ballot during different election cycles:
Information and Forms for Candidates
For detailed legislative district maps for elections held from 2014-2032, please follow the links below:
- For elections being held from 2024-2032, reference this Montana Legislative District map.
- For elections that were held from 2014-2022, reference this Montana Legislative District map.
2024 potential candidates please note: due to the 2023 Redistricting plan, legislative candidates should carefully check the House or Senate District boundaries to determine that you meet candidacy or office qualifications.
Each candidate for office must affirm when they file their candidate filing form that they meet (or will meet within constitutional and statutory deadlines) the qualifications prescribed by the Constitution and laws of the U.S. and the State of Montana.
Political Party Affiliations
Interested in Running as a Candidate?
If you are interested in running as a candidate for one of Montana’s qualified political parties, or as a write-in candidate, independent or as a representative of a party that has not qualified for the ballot in Montana. Use the resources below.
Need more info please contact the Secretary of State’s office at 406-444-9608 for more information, or contact use the contact us link below.
Commissioner of Political Practices
The Elections and Voter Services Division is not responsible for campaign or lobbying issues. A separate agency, the Commissioner of Political Practices, has jurisdiction over campaign finance and campaign issues. The commissioner also monitors and enforces laws relating to lobbying disclosure and ethical standards of conduct for legislators, public officers, and state employees.