MTN 2020 Vote: Candidate, issue and voter resources

Posted at 1:12 PM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 15:30:29-04

With ballots arriving in mail boxes and election day just a few weeks away MTN News wanted to provide voters with a single page where you can learn about issues and races impacting Montana.

The MTN 2020 Election Guide provides key dates and deadlines that are important to remember leading up to Nov. 3. It also has links to help you register to vote, sign up for a mail or absentee ballot and details about early in-person voting.

Click here to visit the MTN 2020 Election Guide.

To help voters learn more about the candidates on the ballot this year, MTN hosted a series of debates with federal and statewide candidates. You can find links to the hour long MTN 2020 Vote debates here:

WATCH: MTN 2020 Vote: the Race for U.S. Senate Debate

WATCH: MTN 2020 Vote: The Race for Montana Governor Debate

WATCH: MTN 2020 Vote: The Race for U.S. House Debate

MTN also hosted half hour debates with statewide candidates on our weekly Face the State program. You can find those debates below:

Face the State: The Race for Secretary of State Debate

Face the State: The Race for Montana Attorney General Debate

Face the State: The Race for Montana State Auditor Debate

Face the State: The Race for Superintendent of Public Instruction

Face the State: The Race for Montana Supreme Court Justice

You can watch these debates on-line and on demand on our streaming app. The app is available to download on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV. To find details on how download our streaming app visit

Montanan's will also choose whether to approve two ballot measures that would allow recreational use of marijuana. You can view our coverage of the issue below:

MT voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana

Report highlights potential economic impact if Montana voters approve recreational marijuana

Top law enforcement officers oppose marijuana initiatives during Billings rally

Public lands groups back Montana marijuana initiatives; update on campaign fundraising

KTVQ and MTN have also partnered with ProPublica's Electionland. ProPublica is a nonprofit investigative news organization, Electionland is a coalition of newsrooms around the U.S. investigating issues related to voter registration, pandemic-related changes to voting, the shift to vote-by-mail, cybersecurity, voter education, misinformation, and more.

You can help us - tell us if you experienced or witnessed any problems when casting your ballot. Text the word VOTE to 81380 to sign up, or visit our website for more information. Other ways you can connect with Electionland include:

  • WhatsApp: Send the word VOTE, VOTA (for Spanish) or 投票 (for Chinese) to 1-850-909-8683.
  • Complete this form to share your election experience with us so ProPublica and our partners can investigate.

You can bookmark this page and return it any time between now and November 3 to review updated stories on candidates, issues and voter resources.