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Register to Vote

Find out how to register and vote in Montana.

Who Can Vote

To vote in Montana, you must:

  • Be registered as required by law.

  • Be 18 years or older on or befoe the next election.

  • Be a citizen of the United States.

  • Have lived in Montana for at least 30 days.

You cannot vote if:

  • You're currently in prison after being convicted of a crime.

  • You've been judged in a court of law to be of unsound mind.

How to Register to Vote

  • Visit your county election office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and complete a registration form. Yellowstone County Election Office is in the county Court House, Rm 101.

  • Download a voter registration card by clicking here,fill it out and drop it off at your county election office, or mail it to the county election administrator.

  • Fill out a registration form when you apply for or renew your driver's license.

  • You will need to provide your Montana driver's license number when you register. If you do not have a Montana driver's license, you will need to provide the last 4 digits of your Social Security number. If you have neither number, you will need to provide another form of identification.

  • You will need to provide a residence address, which must be in the county in which you are registering.

  • The deadline for regular registration is 30 days before any election. If you miss that deadline, you can still register and vote in the election by late registering at your county election office. You can late register right up until the close of polls on election day.

For more information on voting click here.