They say the third time is the charm, but that doesn’t hold true for bills at the Montana Legislature. Today, February 3, a bill (HB 48) allowing electronic voter registration was tabled in committee.
Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch is asking for the Montana Legislature to change the way the state fills vacancies when a U.S. Senator representing Montana leaves office before a term ends. Right now, such a vacancy would be filled by a gubernatorial appointment.