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Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen certifies 2022 General Election ballot
HELENA, Mont. — In accordance with the provisions of 13-12-201, Montana Code Annotated, Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen has certified to county election administrators the name and designation of candidates who filed with the Secretary of State's Office and are entitled to appear on the November General Election ballot. Secretary Jacobsen also certified two…
Secretary Jacobsen celebrates Help America Vote Day
HELENA, Mont. – Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen joins election officials across the country in celebrating Help America Vote Day on August 16, 2022. "Montana's state and local election officials continue the heavy workload of preparing for the upcoming November General Election," said Secretary Jacobsen. "Election officials are preparing the ballot for certification, registering…
Montana state, local election officials participate in tabletop exercise
HELENA, Mont. — The Montana Secretary of State's Office joined county election administrators and officials in a Montana Elections virtual tabletop exercise last week in coordination with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Representatives from the SOS Office and all 56 Montana counties were invited to participate in the exercise, which is part of…
Board of State Canvassers completes State Canvass for 2022 Primary Election
HELENA, Mont. – On Tuesday, the Board of State Canvassers completed the State Canvass for the 2022 Primary Election. Representatives from the Attorney General's Office, Office of Public Instruction, and State Auditor's Office declared nominated the candidates receiving the highest number of votes cast during the June 7th Primary Election. "Today is the formal, official…

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Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen cuts fees for Montana businesses
HELENA, Mont. -- Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen is proud to announce registration fees for Montana businesses have been cut in half.  "Due to increased efficiencies in our office, we are able to lower fees for our Montana businesses. Those businesses are the backbone of our great state and cutting fees in half is…
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…

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Website developed, hosted, and maintained by the staff of Christi Jacobsen at the Montana Secretary of State’s Office.

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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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