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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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Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen certifies candidates
HELENA, Mont. -- In accordance with the provisions of 13-10-208, Montana Code Annotated, Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen has certified to county election administrators the names and designations of candidates who have filed with the secretary of state.  Pursuant to statute, legislative candidates and non-legislative (federal, statewide, and district) candidates were certified. Thursday also…
Montana’s 2022 candidate filing season comes to a close
HELENA, Mont. -- Montana's candidate filing season has come to a close. Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen opened the first day of Montana’s 2022 candidate filing on Thursday, January 13, 2022, and a total of 333 candidate filings were submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office on Monday before filing closed at 5 p.m. Multiple candidates…
Secretary of State’s Office reports 32 new candidate filings this week
HELENA, Mont. -- Thirty-two new candidate filings were submitted to the Montana Secretary of State's Office this week, bringing the total candidate filing number to 283 ahead of the filing deadline on Monday. Twenty-six legislative candidates filed for the Montana House and Montana Senate this week -- 24 and two, respectively -- including one incumbent,…
Montana’s 2022 candidate filing entering final week
HELENA, Mont. -- Montana's 2022 candidate filing season is entering its final week. As of Friday, March 4 at 5 p.m., 256 candidates had submitted filings for Montana's statewide, state district, and legislative seats. Ten new legislative candidates filed last week, with all 10 declaring for Montana's House of Representatives. A total of 180 candidates…

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Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen visits White Sulphur Springs businesses, election officials, and students
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, Mont. — Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen visited election officials, businesses, and middle school students in White Sulphur Springs this week. During the trip, Secretary Jacobsen discussed upcoming elections, celebrated continued business growth, and explained the importance of the constitution to students. "White Sulphur Springs is a great example of a…
Four Montana cities on WalletHub’s ‘2022 Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business’ list
HELENA, Mont. -- Four Montana cities appeared on WalletHub's "2022 Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business" list this week. Bozeman, Missoula, Helena, and Great Falls were all listed in the article, and all four Montana cities were ranked in the top 318. According to WalletHub, 1,334 cities with populations between 25,000 and…
Secretary Jacobsen refers ‘deceptive mailing’ to Attorney General’s Office
HELENA, Mont. – On behalf of Montana businesses, Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen referred a matter of a “deceptive mailing” to Attorney General Austin Knudsen for potential action. The Secretary of State’s Office has alerted Montana businesses of the misleading mailing, which is regarding a Certificate of Existence. The mailing, which is not associated with…
Secretary of State’s Office reminds Montana businesses to stay safe from cybersecurity threats
HELENA, Mont. -- The Montana Secretary of State's Office is reminding Montana businesses to be aware of and stay safe from potential cybersecurity threats. Cyber attacks such as phishing, malware, and ransomware remain a growing threat for small businesses across the country. A recent release from the U.S. Small Business Administration stated the cost of…

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Looking for more Montana Secretary of State services? You'll find more info on Elections & Voter Services, resources for Small Business, info and education for Notaries and much more at https://sosmt.gov/.

© 2022 Montana Secretary of State’s Office. All Rights Reserved.

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