Author: Bud

  • Winning Elections

    The way to win elections is to get more people to vote for you than the other candidates. This seems obvious, does it not? Then how come republicans spend so much time and energy complaining about mail-in ballots, voting at the polls, etc.? NONE OF THESE COMPLAINTS ARE HELPFUL WHEN IT COMES TO WINNING ELECTIONS.…

  • 2024 Filings

    Keep track of the candidate filings for Montana state and federal offices here. Missoula County filings can be found here. Filings for state and most county offices close March 11.

  • Local Government Review

    In June 2024, we will get to choose whether or not to study whether or not the form of local municipal and county government should be changed. By the Montana Constitution, this is to be offered every 10 years. By Montana state law (7-3-173), local governments are required to put it on the ballot if…

  • Dumb Idea

    Some “republicans” funded by a liberal think tank have managed to get the Montana supreme court to forget how to read and understand the Montana Constitution, so signature collection will be allowed on Ballot Initiative #12 (Constitutional Initiative 126). This initiative is to do away with partisan primaries by putting all candidates on one primary…