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August 7th: Townhall Focuses on COVID-19 & CARES Act Questions as well as Census & General Election Directive

By Association News, Coronavirus, Virtual Townhalls

On August 7th, MACo and the Local Government Center hosted a virtual “townhall” to provide Montana’s counties with a venue and opportunity to share and learn from the situations and best practices in their communities around the state as well as receive pertinent updates during this unprecedented time.

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Counties Allowed the Choice to Conduct Mail Ballot Election & Expand Early Voting for November General Election

By Coronavirus, County News, State News

Governor Bullock today (August 6th) issued a directive to ensure all eligible Montanans can safely vote in the 2020 November general election by allowing counties to expand voting by mail and early voting. Whether or not they provide mail ballots, all counties will be required to offer in person voting opportunities and take precautions to ensure Montanans have the option to register or vote safely.

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