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Sheridan High School students, staff honored for participation in US Constitution Contest
SHERIDAN, Mont. -- Students and staff at Sheridan High School were recently honored for their participation in the "What does the US Constitution mean to me" contest. Sheridan, led by teacher April Wuelfing, boasted the highest percentage of participation of any high school in Montana. "Typically, I do incorporate some sort of lesson around Constitution…

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Candidate filings continue to increase over opening weekend
HELENA, Mont. -- The 2022 election season officially opened on Thursday, January 13, with 81 candidates filing for office. Twelve candidates filed in person at the Secretary of State's Office in the capitol. As of 8 a.m. on Tuesday, January 18, a total of 135 candidate filings had been processed through the Secretary of State's…
Eighty-one candidates file on first day of Montana’s 2022 candidate filing
HELENA, Mont. -- Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen officially opened the 2022 candidate filing on Thursday morning at 8 a.m., welcoming candidates to the office and wishing them good luck in the upcoming elections. "Congratulations and best of luck to the candidates filing for office,” Secretary Jacobsen said Thursday morning. “I was a candidate, so I…
Secretary Jacobsen officially opens Montana’s 2022 candidate filing
HELENA, Mont. – Candidate filing is officially under way in Montana. Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen officially opened Montana’s 2022 candidate filing period on Thursday morning, welcoming candidates to the Capitol to announce their declaration for nomination. Senator Mike Cuffe (SD-1) was the first in-person candidate to file on Thursday morning. “Congratulations and best of…
Montana will implement new election management system at a later date
HELENA, Mont. – Through the partnership between the Montana Secretary of State’s Office and county election administrators, the decision was made to not implement the new election management system at this time. The decision comes following a scheduled meeting between the Secretary of State Office’s Elections Division, a representative of the county election administrators, and…

Business Services NewsMontana Business Services

Gov. Gianforte, Secretary Jacobsen announce record for new Montana businesses created in 2021
HELENA, Mont. — Governor Greg Gianforte and Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen announced a record number of new businesses were created in Montana last year. More than 51,500 new businesses were registered with the Montana Secretary of State in 2021, surpassing the previous record set in 2020 by more than 12,000 businesses.   “Montana is open for business. In the last twelve months, we’ve…
Business Services Division sends Involuntary Dissolution Notice
The Business Services Division of the Office of the Montana Secretary of State sent an Involuntary Dissolution Notice to affected businesses this week. The notice provided Montana businesses with the steps required to reinstate a business. On September 1, 2021, notification was sent informing businesses that if the legally required Annual Report and associated fees…
Secretary Jacobsen reveals Montana Business Economic Report
Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen revealed the Montana Business Economic Report on Friday. For the first time, this modern, user-friendly reporting portal will provide valuable data about key indicators of economic health in Montana.
Montana Secretary of State’s Office warns of misleading mailings addressed to newly registered businesses
The Montana Secretary of State’s Office is alerting Montana businesses about a misleading mailing regarding a 2021 Certificate of Existence.

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