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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Montana, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Montana election website or call (888) 884-VOTE to learn more about your states voting details.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - Presidential Primary

Primary Election Date
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
Primary Type

Voting Information for Montana

Presidential Primaries

No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in a primary. See Montana Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Don’t miss your next election!

Don’t miss your next election! Montana will hold its primary election on June 2, 2020. You may register to vote with valid ID on Election Day. Preregistration is recommended.

Find Your Representatives What Do Your Representatives Stand For?

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: May 4th to June 2nd (In person absentee)

In person absentee voting is available for 25 days before any election on Montana without an excuse.  Visit your local elections office to pick up an absentee ballot package from June 1st at noon.

To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than June 1st at noon. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 8 pm the day of the election.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility for Montana

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Montana.


  • You may pre-register for All Elections