KGVO spoke to a very busy Bradley Seaman, Missoula County Elections Administrator, who said for the first time in many years, there is no same-day voter registration for this primary election.
“On election day today, September 14, the biggest change that voters need to be aware of is that the legislature has removed the ability for a voter to register and cast a ballot on Election Day,” said Seaman. “So if you are not already registered to vote, you are unable to register as a new voter and cast a ballot.”
Seaman said on Primary Election Day, voters can still drop off their ballots until 8:00 p.m.
“We do have ballot drop off locations set up throughout the city, one in each ward,” he said. “So if you still have your ballot, to ensure your vote gets counted, drop by one of our drop off locations. There’s the Election Center (on North Russell Street), Franklin School, Hellgate Elementary School, the Missoula Public Library, the fairgrounds drop off box, and the Missoula Early Learning Center, which is the former Cold Springs School, which has a drop off location there as well.”
Many voters still want to vote in person, even though the primary is a