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Letter to the Editor - Legislative majority ignores voter wishes


Last updated 9/30/2021 at 9:18am


At least four times this last legislative session, the Republican majority showed us that they do not trust Montanan voters to decide their own future.

HB 176 eliminated same-day voter registration. Originally passed by a bipartisan Legislature in 2005, a majority of Montana’s voters affirmed their support of this voting right on the ballot in 2014, when 57% of us voted to keep same day voter registration. The 2021 Legislature took that right away.

HB 273 took away our right to vote on approval of nuclear energy projects being constructed in our state. Montanans gave themselves...

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