Public Access to the Montana State Legislature 

Citizens now have the ability to upload written testimony to a committee or request a link to testify remotely at a bill hearing. This is available for any bill that is scheduled for hearing. Testimony must be submitted by noon the day before the hearing to allow dissemination of the information to legislators and others.

The remote testimony feature debuts with the old standbys of sending an email, leaving a phone message, and traditional mail. 

Go to the Montana Legislature's Homepage for information on:

  • on remote participation

  • Form to request to testify or upload your documents

  • Web messaging form

  • Bill Search, Legislator Search, Session Information, and Revenue and Budget Information

  • Where to Watch/Listen to all meetings.

 More information is also available by calling (406) 444-4800.

Current Elections


County Elections

The following municipal elections will be held this cycle:

  • Community College Trustee & Levy Election

  • School Elections

  • Special Purpose District Elections


For municipal candidate contact informationclick here



Due to a recent change in Montana law (HB176), late registration for elections to be held on May 3, 2022, will close at 12 PM (noon) on May 2, 2022.


You may register for the election by appearing in person at the Ravalli County Election Office, 215 S 4th Street, Hamilton, until noon on May 2, 2022. 

Ballots will be mailed out on April 15, 2022

Voter Registration

If you need to register to vote, update your voter registration, or request an absentee ballot, you can complete a voter registration form or absentee ballot request form and return the form via mail, fax, or email to the Election Office. 

Voter Registration Deadlines

Regular registration closes 30 days before any election. Late registration begins the next day and ends at the close of polls on election day (except from noon until 5:00 p.m. on the day before election day). Late registration can only be done at the county election administrator’s office or the location designated by the election administrator. (Late Registration Center is located at the Election Office).

Election Office:

215 South 4th Street

Bottom floor at the North Covered Entrance

Hamilton, MT 59840

Election Administrator:

Regina Plettenberg

215 South 4th Street, Suite C

Hamilton, MT 59840

Phone (406) 375-6550

Fax (406) 375-6554

Elections Email: