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Helena, Mont. – The Montana Association of Clerk and Recorders (MACR) and the Commissioner of Political  Practices (COPP) want to remind voters that all hand-delivered ballots must be delivered by November 5 and that any person who delivers a ballot on behalf of another voter must...
Monday, October 28, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices/Tags:
Friday, October 11, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices/Tags:
Helena, Mont.— Commissioner Mangan is extending deadlines for campaign finance reports for candidates and committees who are impacted by this weekend’s winter storm. The Commissioner has been notified that Pondera County, Teton County, and the Blackfeet Nation are experiencing...
Monday, September 30, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices/Tags:
  Helena, Mont.— As required by law, the Office of the Commissioner of Political Practices (COPP) has adjusted Montana’s candidate contribution limits for the 2020 and 2021 elections. Montana’s new contribution limits were calculated by multiplying last cycle’s...
Monday, September 23, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices, Montana.gov/Tags:
Helena, Mont.-- The Coalition for Integrity released their Enforcement of Ethics Rules by State Agencies: Unpacking the S.W.A.M.P. Index report today. The report ranks and compares states and independent state ethics agencies based on transparency and the availability of enforcement...
Thursday, September 12, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices/Tags:
Helena, Mont. – The Commissioner’s office is aware of the 9th Circuit’s ruling on Montana’s robocall law and defers comment on the decision to Montana’s Attorney General.  The Commissioner reminds Montana citizens, however, that campaign finance reporting and...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices/Tags: robo-text, robotext, COPP, robocall, FCC, robo-call, robo call
Ballot Collection Tips for Montanans who Deliver Ballots
Ballot Collection Tips for Montanans who Deliver Ballots  The “Ballot Interference Prevention Act” (BIPA) in Effect and Enforced FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE Helena, Mont. – Montana voters are or will be receiving mailed ballots for school and special district elections...
Thursday, April 18, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices/Tags: BIPA
Office of Political Practices Begins Enforcement of LR 129 Unauthorized Ballot Collection May Carry a $500 Fine Per Ballot
Wednesday, March 13, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices/Tags:
Today the US Supreme Court denied Montanans for Community Development’s final request to challenge the constitutionality of Montana’s Disclose Act.  The act, passed with bipartisan support by the 2015 Montana Legislature, required that groups who engage in last minute...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices/Tags: Disclose Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE Helena, Mont.— Today the Supreme Court noted without dissent to not hear the Montana campaign contribution case, Lair v. Mangan (SCOTUS Case No. 18-149). The Supreme Court’s decision today denied Mr. Lair’s final opportunity to strike down...
Monday, January 14, 2019/Categories: Commissioner of Political Practices, Montana.gov/Tags: supreme court
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