Online Voter Registration Portal Is Open!

Online Voter Registration Portal is Now Open! After completing the online form, we will mail you a prefilled registration form. Simply add your ID information, sign and date the form. Place the completed form in the pre-addressed, stamped envelope we provided and you are done! It’s that easy! If you are unsure if you are registered, or need to update your information, please go to My Voter Information.

Need help registering to vote? Please call our office at 406-869-1938.

Three More Easy Ways to Vote!

1.) Fill Out and Mail Your Voter Registration Application

  • Eligibility: You must be:
    1. A U.S. citizen
    2. A resident of Montana
    3. At least 18 years old on or before the next election
    4. Not serving a sentence in a penal institution for a felony conviction (people with felony convictions who are not currently serving time can register to vote in Montana.)
  • Where to Obtain: You can get the application from the county election office, or download the PDF below.
  • Submission: Once filled, you can mail or hand-deliver your application to your county election office.

2.) Save Time and Apply for Absentee Ballot

  • Eligibility: Any registered voter in Montana can vote by absentee ballot without needing a reason.
  • How to Apply: You can request an absentee ballot by:
    1. Filling out an Application for Absentee Ballot, available from the county election office, the Montana Secretary of State’s website, or download and fill out the PDF application below.
    2. Submitting the application to your county election office either by mail, fax, email, or in person.
  • Deadlines: The county election office must receive your application for an absentee ballot by noon the day before the election.

3.) If You Are an Inactive Voter, Reactivate Your Registration

  • If you haven’t voted in a federal general election in the last four years, you might be placed on the inactive list.
  • How to Reactivate:
    1. Update your voter registration information. This can be done online, by mail, or in person at your county election office.
    2. Vote in an upcoming election. By doing so, your status will be automatically updated.
  • Note: If you remain on the inactive list and do not vote in two federal general election cycles, your voter registration may be canceled. However, you can always re-register.