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Pezdark anxious to start JP job

A new Butte justice of the peace will take the helm after the position went through a turbulent year.

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(5)

Granger new city judge

The race for Butte city judge ended with a close finish after unofficial votes were tallied early Wednesday.

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(4)

High voter turnout at Smelter City polls

Anaconda-Deer Lodge County enjoyed high voter turnout at Tuesday’s election, with several key local races, a high-profile Senate and President…

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(0)

Three new people elected to council

Butte-Silver Bow will have new faces on the council of commissioners.

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(4)

Misbehaving machine delays local vote count

An electronic snafu caused about an hour’s delay in Butte-Silver Bow County’s results at the Civic Center Tuesday night, making for a longer w…

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(0)

Anaconda official arrested again

Anaconda official arrested again

ANACONDA – An Anaconda-Deer Lodge County commissioner accused of felony sex crimes against a now-14-year-old girl was arrested again Monday af…

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(6)

Bullock is Montana’s next governor

Bullock is Montana’s next governor

HELENA — It took more than 17 hours after the polls closed Tuesday night, but Democrat Steve Bullock was finally declared the winner of the Mo…

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(0)

Lester official winner in sheriff’s race

The challenger in the Butte-Silver Bow sheriff’s race is the decided winner in the general election Tuesday.

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(0)

Vincent claims top job - Results not close enough for automatic recount

Matt Vincent will be Butte-Silver Bow’s new chief executive, ousting eight-year incumbent Paul Babb by a mere 153 voters in Tuesday’s general …

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(3)

Tester: Time to bridge partisan divide

Tester: Time to bridge partisan divide

GREAT FALLS – Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, who won a hard-fought, close contest Tuesday over Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg…

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Election 2012 local results at a glance

Below are Wednesday’s final unofficial results from Butte-Silver Bow and outlying counties.

November 08, 2012 1:30 am(0)

Bullock elected Montana governor

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Democrat Steve Bullock has won the election for Montana governor over Republican Rick Hill.

November 07, 2012 2:14 pm(0)

Tester defeats Rehberg, Democrats hold on to Senate

Tester defeats Rehberg, Democrats hold on to Senate

GREAT FALLS – Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, who faced a relentless re-election challenge from Montana’s GOP Congressman Denny Rehberg, was …

November 07, 2012 9:26 am(0)

Tester-Rehberg race still not called, but Tester has good lead early Wednesday

Tester-Rehberg race still not called, but Tester has good lead early Wednesday

GREAT FALLS – As dawn broke early Wednesday morning, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester still held a solid lead over Republican challenger Rep. Denny Rehber…

November 07, 2012 7:53 am(0)

Gov race: County by County

Here are the latest, unofficial returns from Montana by county in the race for Governor.

November 07, 2012 5:59 am(0)

Lester leads Walsh for sheriff; CE race very close

with 38 of 44 precincts reporting. Paul Babb leads Matt Vincent for Chief Executive 5,154 to 5,048 and Sheriff John Walsh trails Det. Ed Leste…

November 06, 2012 9:28 pm(0)

'Biggest election ever' in recent history in Butte

County election judges interviewed tonight by Montana Standard reporter Piper Haugan are saying the turnout for today's election in Butte is o…

November 06, 2012 8:12 pm(0)

Half of Montana voters say economy is top issue

An early look at voters' views of Tuesday's elections, according to preliminary data from exit polling conducted in Montana for The Associated…

November 06, 2012 6:07 pm(0)

Man accused of stealing political signs

Man accused of stealing political signs

A Butte man apparently had enough of the excessive campaigning this election year and decided to steal dozens of campaign signs.

November 06, 2012 2:30 am(5)

Standard offers up-to-minute election results

The Montana Standard will offer up-to-the-minute election news and results Tuesday in various ways — print, online, tablet, mobile and social media.

November 06, 2012 2:30 am(0)

As Montanans head to polls U.S. Senate, gov’s race hang in balance

But 250,000 have already voted

November 06, 2012 2:30 am(0)

Election reminders: Last minute tips on voting

From a news release:

November 05, 2012 11:31 am(0)

Two running for SD 43

Two running for SD 43

Editor’s note: Profiles on candidates for local seats will run through Nov. 4. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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Live coverage: Election 2012

Follow statewide coverage on election night with live coverage brought to you by The Montana Standard, Helena Independent Record, Billings Gaz…

November 04, 2012 11:13 am(0)

Romney ahead in Montana

HELENA — Republican Mitt Romney has a 10-point lead over President Barack Obama in Montana, a Lee Newspapers poll taken last week shows.

November 04, 2012 5:30 am(21)

Tester-Rehberg race:Outside cash: $30M-plus

Tester-Rehberg race:Outside cash: $30M-plus

HELENA — If you’re among the Montana voters marching to the polls on Tuesday, you’ve just finished a perverse sort of media marathon, navigati…

November 04, 2012 5:15 am(0)

Polls: Rehberg holds slim lead

HELENA — In Montana’s high-profile, big-money U.S. Senate contest, Republican challenger Denny Rehberg continues to hold a slight lead over De…

November 04, 2012 5:00 am(2)

Hollis seeks second term

Hollis seeks second term

In the clerk and recorder race, one-term incumbent Sally Hollis hopes to retain her job as Butte-Silver Bow’s administrator of elections and k…

November 04, 2012 12:00 am(0)

Two seeking coroner’s post

Two seeking coroner’s post

Editor’s note: Profiles on candidates for local seats will run through Nov. 4. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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Commission seats up for grabs

Commission seats up for grabs

ANACONDA — The Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Commission is primed for a makeover following Tuesday’s general election, with three of five seats u…

November 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Secretive conservative group’s records released

By Matt Gouras of the Associated Press

November 03, 2012 12:00 am(6)

Minor error on Butte ballot

Minor error on Butte ballot

Term misstated for Butte justice of the peace

November 03, 2012 12:00 am(2)

Poll: State’s 5 ballot measures appear headed to passage

Poll: State’s 5 ballot measures appear headed to passage

HELENA — The five ballot measures before Montana voters next week appear headed toward easy passage, including ones to uphold a new, more rest…

November 03, 2012 12:00 am(1)

Poll shows Daines with solid lead in U.S. House race

Poll shows Daines with solid lead in U.S. House race

HELENA — Republican Steve Daines holds a solid lead over Democrat Kim Gillan in the race for Montana’s sole U.S. House seat, in the week befor…

November 03, 2012 12:00 am(0)

Poll: Gov. race tight

Poll: Gov. race tight

HELENA—A Lee Newspapers poll this week shows that the Montana governor’s race remains tight, with Republican Rick Hill at 49 percent to Democr…

November 02, 2012 2:00 am(2)

Detective lieutenant challenges his boss

Detective lieutenant challenges his boss

Editor’s note: Profiles on candidates for local seats will run through Nov. 4. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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Noonan, Wold vie for House Dist. 73

Noonan, Wold vie for House Dist. 73

Editor’s note: Profiles on candidates for local seats will run through Nov. 4. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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November 02, 2012 2:00 am(0)

Homestretch for House - Gillan: Daines is not honest with voters

HELENA — In the home stretch of Montana’s U.S. House race, underdog Democrat Kim Gillan is saying don’t write her off — and that front-running…

November 02, 2012 2:00 am(0)

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