On Friday, Sept. 29, Montana Public Interest Research Group and the Montana Federation of Public Employees filed a federal lawsuit challenging anti-voter provisions of Montana voting law, House Bill 892.
From Thursday, May 18 to Monday, May 22, Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte (R) signed at least five election bills into law.
On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Montana Senate passed Senate Bill 117, which would ban state, county or local officials from accepting private donations to fund election administration.
On Monday, May 1, Montana Rep. Zooey Zephyr (D), the state’s first openly transgender lawmaker and four of her constituents from Missoula County, Montana filed a lawsuit challenging her censure by the Republican-controlled Montana Legislature.
On Wednesday, April 26, the Montana House voted 68-32 to censure Rep. Zooey Zephyr (D), the state’s first openly transgender lawmaker, after her comments during a debate on legislation to ban gender-affirming care for minors.
On Friday, Sept. 30, a Montana trial court struck down three voter suppression laws for violating the Montana Constitution — a huge win for voters.
On Thursday, Sept. 21, the Montana Supreme Court affirmed a decision temporarily blocking the implementation of two voter suppression laws.
On Wednesday, July 27, a Montana state court judge struck down House Bill 506 — a suppressive voting law that prohibited the mailing of ballots to new voters who will be eligible to vote on Election Day but are not yet 18 — for violating the Montana Constitution.
Last night, the Montana Supreme Court reinstated two previously-blocked voter suppression laws while an appeal challenging the laws moves forward.
Today, a state trial court judge in Montana temporarily blocked four voter suppression laws from being enforced as litigation continues.
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