Montana - Open Primaries
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Primary Elections State By State

MONTANA

Montana.gifPrimaries:

  • Democratic congressional and state primaries: open
  • Republican congressional and state primaries: open
  • Democratic Presidential primary: open
  • Republican Presidential primary: open

 

Primary Type Definitions

 

Registration:

  • Montana has nonpartisan registration. There is no option to affiliate with a political party on the voter registration form.

 

Details of voting in congressional and state primary elections:

  • Voters do not declare affiliation with a party in order to vote, but they must choose one party's ballot.
  • Voters are given all the parties' ballots, and can choose in private which party ballot they wish to vote. Voters in a primary election cannot vote more than one party's ballots.