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Montana Voting Guide

Find answers to your questions about voting in the next Montana election in FindLaw's Montana Voter Guide. On this page, you will find information about voter eligibility, the voter registration process and deadlines, what you will need to bring to the polls for identification, absentee voting, and special accommodations for voters with disabilities.

Am I eligible to vote in Montana?

To be eligible to vote in Montana, you must be: a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years of age on Election Day, a resident of Montana for at least 30 days, and registered to vote.

You are not eligible to register to vote if:

  • You are currently in a correctional facility for a felony offense, or
  • You have been judged mentally incompetent in court unless you have been restored to legal capacity.

Where Do I Vote?

Most polling places are open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

How to Register in Montana

There are several ways to register to vote in Montana. This includes registering:

By Mail

Download the voter registration form and mail or deliver it to your county election administrator.

In Person

You can register in person at your county election office, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

At the DMV

Register at a Department of Motor Vehicles location when you apply for/renew your driver's license.


Apply and request an absentee ballot through the Federal Voting Assistance Program.

Montana Voting Resources

Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.


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