Secretary of State Linda McCulloch Announces Push for Satellite Voting Offices on Reservations
Secretary of State Linda McCulloch announced the establishment of five satellite election offices with the potential of more on American Indian Reservations in Montana for the upcoming 2016 elections. McCulloch said satellite offices offer services that are otherwise only available to voters at the county headquarters, namely late registration and in-person absentee voting, which are available in the 29 days preceding the election.
"We have five offices that we know are open right now. We might have some more later on. But I'm very glad county and tribal governments have worked together to get this," McCulloch said. "For two of the counties, which is opening three offices, but it's new for Roosevelt and Rosebud counties."
McCulloch said as of Monday morning two counties in addition to Roosevelt and Rosebud have confirmed that they will be opening satellite offices to serve voters during the upcoming 2016 primary and general elections including Glacier and Big Horn County.
Choteau, Pend O’Reille, Blaine, Lake, Hill and Valley counties are still in negotiations with Tribal Governments.