13-1-104. Times for holding general elections. (1) A general election must be held throughout the state on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
(2) In every even-numbered year, the following elections must be held on general election day:
(a) an election on any ballot issue submitted to electors pursuant to Article III, section 6, unless the legislature orders a special election, or Article XIV, section 8, of the Montana constitution;
(b) an election of federal officers, members of the legislature, state officers, multicounty district officers elected at a statewide election, district court judges, and county officers; and
(c) any other election required by law to be held on general election day in an even-numbered year.
(3) In every odd-numbered year, the following elections must be held on the same day as the general election:
(a) an election of officers for municipalities required by law to hold the election; and
(b) any other election required by law to be held on general election day in an odd-numbered year.