Montana Voter Turnout

Montana consistently has had one of the highest voter turnout rates in the nation.

The chart below shows voter registration and turnout for Primary and General Elections since 1920. Download the Chart.  County-by-county turnout is also available, as are archived election results, from 1912 through the present, which include voter registration and turnout.

PrimaryGeneral
YearRegisteredVotes Cast%RegisteredVotes Cast%
1920230,221102,97144.7%261,257178,96868.5%
1922224,142108,64348.5%243,936158,73765.1%
1924211,450109,68851.9%240,800174,41572.4%
1926205,822103,10650.1%227,118153,44267.6%
1928203,193117,30057.7%241,096194,84080.8%
1930220,671100,15745.4%240,086176,16173.4%
1932232,545146,03862.8%265,181216,38181.6%
1934247,248133,09853.8%268,482203,62675.8%
1936251,807155,78161.9%283,695226,35379.8%
1938248,443151,62061.0%269,963208,71077.3%
1940253,138146,35457.8%295,237240,69481.5%
1942258,749118,47845.8%271,773170,51462.7%
1944203,74985,54642.0%248,392197,21779.4%
1946241,550127,88952.9%263,422190,56672.3%
1948236,236133,74256.6%269,779221,00381.9%
1950250,374128,05851.1%272,103210,52777.4%
1952274,929146,25253.2%304,053260,46985.7%
1954283,651136,46648.1%296,611227,45476.7%
1956273,236136,08149.8%316,444263,20483.2%
1958289,851145,46250.2%305,614229,48375.1%
1960279,685196,21070.2%322,876276,61285.7%
1962301,003152,42250.6%318,721248,44177.9%
1964290,109185,10263.8%327,477280,97585.8%
1966306,852156,04250.9%330,182264,97180.2%
1968299,818203,35367.8%331,078285,89286.4%
1970304,328166,12654.6%325,315254,79078.3%
1972336,913238,21570.7%386,867327,17684.6%
1974352,244179,15350.9%373,889260,49669.7%
1976411,087208,34650.7%454,924339,34674.6%
1978381,769207,90354.5%410,046296,52172.3%
1980452,510228,75050.6%496,402371,97674.9%
1982412,841198,84048.2%445,888328,08273.6%
1984482,429192,22639.8%526,841395,00675.0%
1986421,264166,62239.6%443,935326,43673.5%
1988471,352224,21747.6%505,541378,98175.0%
1990408,354201,11849.3%435,900326,65274.9%
1992479,578247,15851.5%529,299417,56478.9%
1994485,629228,60347.1%514,051359,45569.9%
1996562,579228,04040.5%590,751417,23270.6%
1998602,716161,56826.8%639,241338,73353.0%
2000671,325223,41933.3%698,260417,91659.9%
2002606,147174,73029.0%624,548340,27254.5%
2004595,668220,21037.0%638,474456,09671.4%
2006626,853214,84034.3%649,436411,06163.3%
2008630,633285,21545.2%668,085497,59974.5%
2010639,309206,79132.5%651,335367,09656.36%
2012642,308238,77137.17%681,608491,96672.18%
2014659,921218,88233.17%674,264373,83155.44%
 2016648,764293,54845.25% 694,370516,90174.44%
2017700,401383,30154.73%
2018679,333282,70441.61%711,844509,21371.53%
2020696,292382,07254.87%

 

Montana Secretary of State – Corey Stapleton
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