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“We envision a world where every person can live in a just and sustainable community and know that their voice is being heard at all levels of government.”

Ta’jin Perez
Deputy Director

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Western Native Voice

Voter Frequently Asked Questions

  • Felons CAN vote (unless current incarcerated)
  • You CAN vote if you are in a pre-release center
  • You MAY be able to vote if you are in a tribal jail
  • You CAN vote with a tribal ID
  • You CAN vote if you are homeless
  • You CAN vote if you cannot read or write
  • You CAN vote if you are serving in the military overseas
  • You CAN vote if you are away for college
  • You CAN vote if you are in a medical center
  • Be registered as required by law
  • Be 18 years old or older on or before the next election
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Have lived in Montana for at least 30 days

You can register to vote in Montana by visiting the Secretary of State website. Click here!

Any registered voter may vote by absentee ballot. However, you need to fill out an Application for Absentee Ballot.

  • You can research candidates while filling out your ballot
  • You have 25 days to return their ballot
  • You can vote from the comfort of your home

You can use the ‘My Voter Page‘ on the Secretary of State’s website. Use this service to check:

  • If you are registered to vote
  • Your voter registration address
  • Location and directions to your polling place*
  • If you are on the list to have ballots mailed to you
  • The status of your mailed ballot*
  • A sample ballot*

Fill out a voter registration form if your name or address information has changed and has not yet been updated with the county election office.

For more information about voting call us at 800-729-3540,

call your local election office,

call the Secretary of State’s toll-free voter hotline:

1-888-884-VOTE (8683)

or

visit the Montana Voter Information page.

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Only two days left to apply for #ExpandingHorizons youth leadership program. Go to: westernnativevoice.org/expanding-horizons ... See MoreSee Less

Be involved, be informed, become a member of Western Native Voice today! It's free to join! Click here: Westernnativevoice.org/join
🔷 Be a part of a movement to create change to strengthen your community.
🔷 Receive notifications and scholarship opportunities to training and meetings.
🔷 Stay abreast on issues impacting Native families. (local to national)
🔷 Receive action alerts during the Montana legislative session, including invitations to testify in Helena. (travel stipend opportunity)
🔷 Get exclusive access to webinars, conferences, and special events.
🔷 Be a part of a great team working to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish
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Take the survey and you have a chance to win one of several $25 Visa gift cards. Two lucky people will win a $100 Visa card. The deadline for responses is Dec. 15 at midnight. Gift cards will be mailed out the 16th.
Click here to take the survey:
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or, copy and paste the link in your browser.
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High School Students...Three Days Left to Apply.
Western Native Voice will award fifteen scholarships to Montana Indigenous high school students to attend the "Expanding Horizons" youth leadership program in January 2023.
👉Please get your informational packet and submit it online before 👉December 8, 2022. Click here:
westernnativevoice.org/expanding-horizons/
#ExpandingHorizons #moversandshakers
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Western Native Voice would like to introduce Tristen Belgarde, our new Youth Program Manager. His first project is creating the Expanding Horizons youth program. You can find more info here: westernnativevoice.org/expanding-horizons
Tristen was raised in Rocky Boy, Montana and graduated from Rocky Boy Jr/Sr. High School. He graduated from MSU-Billings in the Spring of 2021, with his Bachelors of Arts in History w/Teaching Option and Minor in Political Science; Social Science (Broadfield) Endorsement. Tristen is a former collegiate athlete competing at MSU-Northern in cross country.
Tristen strives for self-improvement and this carries over to everything in his life including working with youth. Tristen enjoys spending time with his fiancé and his cat Loki, working out, listening to music, playing video games, and going for long runs.
Welcome Tristen!

Western Native Voice would like to introduce Tristen Belgarde, our new Youth Program Manager. His first project is creating the Expanding Horizons youth program. You can find more info here: westernnativevoice.org/expanding-horizons
Tristen was raised in Rocky Boy, Montana and graduated from Rocky Boy Jr/Sr. High School. He graduated from MSU-Billings in the Spring of 2021, with his Bachelors of Arts in History w/Teaching Option and Minor in Political Science; Social Science (Broadfield) Endorsement. Tristen is a former collegiate athlete competing at MSU-Northern in cross country.
Tristen strives for self-improvement and this carries over to everything in his life including working with youth. Tristen enjoys spending time with his fiancé and his cat Loki, working out, listening to music, playing video games, and going for long runs.
Welcome Tristen!
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