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By Richie Melby
Communications Director for Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen 

Election Integrity Bills Signed to Montana Law


April 21, 2021

Two of the priority bills requested by Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen, Senate Bill

169 (requiring voter ID) and House Bill 176 (a deadline for voter registration), were signed into law by Gov. Greg Gianforte on Monday.

“Montana sets the standard for elections across the country, however, there is always room for

improvement, and voter ID and voter registration deadlines are best practices in protecting the integrity

of elections,” said Secretary Jacobsen.

Sen. Mike Cuffe (R, SD-1) sponsored SB 169, and echoed Secretary Jacobsen’s views on strengthening

Montana’s election p...

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