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2006 Montana Elections News


Internet Best Place to Learn About Candidates and Issues, Says Survey:


More voters (26.8 percent) pick the Internet as the best place to learn about a candidate's position on election issues or to research general election issues, than any other information source including ...


New Virtual Handshake - Candidate uses Internet TV channel in political campaign:


TV Worldwide, the first web-based global TV network, announced that it had been selected by Rhode Island's Committee to Elect Frank Caprio to launch the first Internet TV channel for use in a political ...


What, us worry? Paper trails key to Montana elections success:


There’s a good reason Montana hasn’t been swallowed up in the election scandals that have wracked states like Florida and Ohio, and it revolves around the resistance of Montanan officials and their constituents ...


Project Vote Smart: Educating American Voters With World Class Technology From The Middle Of Montana:


Twenty-five miles outside of Phillipsburg, Montana (Pop. 900)http://www.matr.net/article-15591.html near the Western gateway to Yellowstone National Park sits the 150-acre Great Divide ...


Montana’s Electronic Voting Technology: Where are We on the Path to Montana Vote Security?:


Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT) announced today that the next two weeks’ showings of “What’s Up Missoula?” will feature host Rikki Danielson’s two half-hour interviews with election integrity ...


YouTube.com becomes new battleground for Montana Senate race:


An outside group is inserting itself into Montana's U.S. Senate race today with television ads around the state purporting to link Republican U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns to oil money. In the ad, posted ...


'Blogosphere' spurs government oversight:


A loose coalition of groups published a list of "pork barrel" projects in a House Appropriations bill. Sunlight Foundation uses Google Maps on its website to show where each project is located. When ...


Talk to candidates about higher ed, chancellor urges:


Montana State University-Billings Chancellor Ron Sexton asked faculty and staff members to stress the importance of higher education when visiting with candidates for the 2007 Montana Legislature. During ...


Meet the bloggers in Montana:


On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, about 70 supporters of Jon Tester gathered at a Northside Missoula home to celebrate the Montana Democratic U.S. Senate candidate’s 50th birthday. As the hot sun blazed, ...


Report chronicles downside of term limits:


Statehouses under term limits are growing less diverse, less powerful and less civil, according to a new study by three non-partisan organizations that support state lawmakers nationally. "Term limits ...


Politicians should defend positions. Project Vote Smart:


Every other year, during the summer prior to the November general election, Project Vote Smart asks questions of political candidates throughout the country in an attempt to pin them down on the important ...


Tell candidates to answer Vote Smart questions:


You want an example of what's wrong with the political system? Try the position of many politicians on cooperating with Project Vote Smart, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose sole purpose ...


Wikipedians Take On Elections:


"The candidates who will win elections in the future will be the candidates who build genuinely participative campaigns by generating and expanding genuine communities of engaged citizens." Wikipedia ...


Gazette Opinion: Here's a Web tool to communicate with smart voters:


In the next four months, Montana voters will hear more than they want to about some political candidates -- especially bad things from political opponents. Voters here and around the nation won't ...


Business group proposes change to Montana constitution:


A Helena-based business group wants to change the Montana Constitution to make legislators, not judges, balance citizens’ basic rights like the right to a clean environment and the rights to enjoy life ...


Horse sense: Web offers political information:


Turn on your computer and log on. It's another election year, and more campaigning than ever before is being done in cyberspace. Candidates still travel across the state to meet and greet Montanans ...

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