HELENA, Mont. — Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen and the Secretary of State’s Office officially opened the 2024 candidate filing season on Thursday morning.
The two-month candidate filing period began at 8 a.m. as Secretary Jacobsen and members of her staff welcomed candidates to the office and wished them well during the upcoming election cycle.
“Our office is honored to welcome candidates as they volunteer to represent their neighbors and fellow Montanans,” said Secretary Jacobsen. “It’s an honor and a privilege to run for office in our great state. Congratulations and best of luck to all candidates filing for office.”
Senator Becky Beard was the first in-person candidate to file on Thursday morning, followed by former PSC Commissioner Brad Johnson who filed his paperwork to run for U.S. Senate.
Numerous offices will be on the ballot during Montana’s 2024 federal elections, including United States House and Senate races, as well as statewide and legislative offices.