Montana State Legislature

2003-2004 Districting and Apportionment Commission

In Montana, the Districting and Apportionment Commission has the constitutional authority to perform congressional and legislative redistricting. The Legislative Services Division provides staff support to the Commission. The Legislative plan will become law in late winter/early spring 2003 for the 2004 election cycle.

Constitutional and Statutory Provisions

Maps and Population Tables

Finalization of Plans:

  • Public hearing and Executive Session on: House Pairings for Senate Districts
  • Public hearing and Executive Session on: Adoption of Legislative Districting Plan
    • December 6 - Statutorily required public hearing on all districts Minutes
  • Presentation to Legislature: January 6, 2002
  • Final Executive Session: February 5, 2003 - Final adoption of plan Minutes

Meeting Schedule:

Public hearings for Northcentral Region:

  • November 13, 2001: Great Falls Public Hearing Minutes
  • November 13, 2001: Great Falls Executive Session Minutes
  • November 14, 2001: Browning Public Hearing Minutes
  • January 16, 2002: Havre Executive Session Minutes
  • January 16, 2002: Havre Public Hearing Minutes

Public hearing for Northeast Region:

  • January 17, 2002: Glasgow Public Hearing Minutes

Public hearings for Southeast Region:

  • February 19, 2002: Miles City Minutes
    February 20, 2002: Lewistown Minutes
    March 28, 2002: Crow Agency Minutes

Public hearing for Southcentral Region:

  • March 27, 2002: Executive Session: Adoption of Northcnetral and Northeast Regions Minutes
    Public Hearing Billings Minutes  
  • May 1, 2002:Executive Session: Adoption of Southeast and Southcentral Regions Helena Agenda Minutes

Public Hearings for Southwest Region:

  • May 21, 2002 Public Hearing Bozeman Minutes
    Public Hearing Butte Minutes
    May 22, 2002: Public Hearing Helena Minutes
  • June 17, 2002: Executive Session: Adoption of Southwest Region Minutes

Public hearings for Western Region:

  • August 12, 2002: Kalispell Public Hearing Minutes
  • August 13, 2002: Pablo Public Hearing Minutes
    Missoula Public Hearing Minutes
  • September 16, 2002: Executive Session: Adoption of Western Region, Helena Agenda
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