Elections Office mails June 7 primary ballots

The Missoula County Elections Office mailed 58,755 ballots today ahead of the June 7 federal primary election.

Polling places also will be open on Election Day for voters who do not choose to receive their ballots in the mail. Voters can look up their polling place online at MyVoterPageMT.com.

Ballots are due back to the Elections Office by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7; postmarks are not sufficient.

Return postage is paid by Missoula County, and the U.S. Postal Service recommends mailing ballots at least seven days ahead of time to ensure delivery by Election Day. Voters can also drop off their ballots at the Elections Center at 140 N. Russell St. leading up to the election.

For this election, voters can drop their ballot off any time in the secure, ADA-accessible ballot drop box located on the north side of the Elections Center.

“In 2020, we surveyed voters in Missoula County, and the No. 1 requested item was an afterhours ballot drop box,” Elections Administrator Bradley Seaman said. “State law prohibits unattended ballot drop boxes during all-mail elections, like the recent school/special district election. But because the primary will be a polling place election, we are excited to offer an afterhours ballot drop box for

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