Today, the Montana Democratic Party, Montanans for Tester and a Montana voter filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging one of Montana’s newly-enacted voter suppression laws, Senate Bill 319, that the parties allege targets college-age voters.
On Wednesday, a group of labor organizations, disability rights advocates and Montana voters filed a lawsuit challenging a recently-passed Montana law that ends Election Day voter registration for almost all voters.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Forward Montana, an elected county attorney and a group of local Montana lawyers sued the state on Wednesday over a recently-passed law that bans voter registration and education activities on public college campuses and requires judges to recuse themselves from cases if a party or attorney before them donated to their campaign.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new lawsuit filed Monday alleges that Montana’s recently-enacted voter suppression laws are part of a concerted effort to disenfranchise Native voters in the state.
Governor Greg Gianforte signed new restrictions on ballot collection in Montana into law. Democrats immediately challenged the law in an amended complaint. Montana recently passed two other voter suppression bills that are being challenged in court.
WASHINGTON D.C.—Republicans in the Montana state senate are attempting to sneak through absentee ballot collection restrictions that already failed when previously proposed in the legislature two weeks ago.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Democrats have sued the Montana Secretary of State over the recent passage of new voter suppression laws.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signed two voter suppression bills into law on Monday. HB 176 and SB 169, which passed the Republican-majority state legislature at the end of March, eliminate same-day voter registration on Election Day and impose new voter ID requirements for both voter registration and casting a ballot respectively.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A controversial new voting bill that would ban caregivers and friends from helping a person deliver their ballot has failed in Montana.
Republicans in the Montana legislature have advanced H.B. 176, a bill that would ban same-day voter registration, a 15-year policy used by thousands of Montanans every election.
Page 1 of 1