house bill NO. 248
By Request of the ****
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT REVISING THE PRIMARY ELECTION DATE IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS; AMENDING SECTION 13-1-107, MCA; and PROVIDING
AN APPLICABILITY DATE."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE
LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 13-1-107, MCA, is amended to read:
for holding primary elections -- cost of municipal election. (1) On the first Tuesday after
the first Monday in June March preceding
a general election held in an even-numbered year, a primary
election must be held throughout the state.
(2) On the Tuesday following the second Monday in
September preceding a general election held in an
odd-numbered year, a primary election, if required, must be held throughout the
(3) The cost of a municipal election must be paid
by the municipality."
2. Applicability. [This act]
applies to the primary election in 2022 and each subsequent