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Missoula County municipal election ballots mailed Monday

By KECI Staff
Published On: Oct 22 2013 03:53:13 PM MDT
MISSOULA, Mont. -

Missoula voters will decide some key races November 5.

Today, the city mailed out ballots to all eligible registered voters.

Voters will be deciding whether Mayor John Engen serves another term.  He is up against Michael Hyde, Dean McCollom and Peggy Cain.

A three-way race between Mark McLaverty, Leta J. Womack and Kathleen Jenks is on the ballot for a 4-year municipal judge term.

Also voters will cast ballots for either Bryan Von Lossberg or Patrick Harlan Maddison for the City Council Ward 1 position.

The following press release was sent out by the Chief Deputy of Elections, Rebecca Connors.

The Municipal & Urban Transportation District Mail Ballot Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. Active and provisional voters who are registered to vote within the City & Urban Transportation District limits will be mailed a ballot today, October 21st, 2013.

Voters can track their ballot through the different mailing and processing stages by visiting www.MissoulaVotes.com . The ballot tracking application will detail if a voter’s ballot was accepted, or why it may have been rejected in order for the elector to quickly resolve the issue.

If an elector did not receive a ballot, they should visit the My Voter Page, accessible via www.MissoulaVotes.com or the Secretary of State’s website www.sos.mt.gov. The My Voter Page application will provide the voter’s registration status: Active, Provisional, or Inactive and detail the meaning for each. Voters can also verify their mailing address through the My Voter Page to ensure they receive a ballot.

Voters who are not registered in Missoula County or who have an inactive status may visit the Election Center at the Missoula County Fairgrounds for late registration. Our Late Registration center is fully staffed to offer quick and friendly service and is ready to assist voters with all of their needs.