POLSON — Lake County will be conducting the November 3 General Election by mail ballot with an in-person option. Regular polling locations will not be open on Election Day.

Dates to remember:

  • October 2 starting at 8 am – November 2 at noon: Early voting/in-person voting.
    • Starting October 2, voters may come into the Lake County Election Office and request to pick-up their ballot in-person. They may then either vote the ballot in a poll booth or take the ballot home to vote and mail back or drop off in-person before 8 pm on Election Day.
    • Due to social distancing and spacing requirements we do ask voters to expect a wait time.
  • October 9 – Ballots will be mailed to all active, registered voters and provisional voters in Lake County.
  • October 26 – Close of regular registration
  • October 27 – Beginning of late registration.
    • Individuals wishing to register to vote or update their information for this election, must appear in-person at the Lake County Election Office.
  • November 3: Election Day
    • Ballots must be in the Election Office by 8 pm to be accepted. Postmarks cannot be accepted.

Any voter who does not wish to mail their ballot back can have their ballot dropped off at the Lake County Election Office between the hours of 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday. The Election Office will be closed on October 12th due to the Federal holiday and will have extended hours on Election Day, 7 am – 8 pm.

To check your voter status, see where your ballot will be mailed, or track your ballot, go to https://app.mt.gov/voterinfo/ or call (406) 883-7268.

The best way for individuals to register to vote or update their information is to either download a voter registration application from the Secretary of State’s website https://sosmt.gov/elections or the county’s website www.lakemt.gov. Individuals may also appear in-person at the Election Office or call (406) 883-7268 to have an application be mailed or emailed to them.

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