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Initiative 190: Legalize Marijuana
WinnerYes
56.9%341,037
No
43.1%258,337
99% in
Initiative 190: Legalize Marijuana
99% in
WinnerYes
56.9%341,037
No
43.1%258,337

Early voting in Montana

In Montana, all registered voters are automatically mailed a ballot. They can also vote early in-person. In 2016, 65% of the total votes were cast early.

Mail-in ballots requested650,494

31%
45%
24%
DEMGOPOther

Mail-in and early in-person ballots returned585,204

100%
Mail-in

+84% from 2016

20162020
317,565
585,204
Last updated Dec. 3. Party registration is modeled by TargetSmart from multiple commercial sources.Data provided by TargetSmart

Montana Primary election results

Democratic Primary/ 19 Del.19 Delegates

Full Montana Primary Results
  • DEM

    Joe BidenWinner

    74.1%

    111,706

    + 18 Delegates

  • DEM

    Bernie Sanders

    14.6%

    22,033

    + 1 Delegates

  • DEM

    Elizabeth Warren

    8%

    11,984

Republican Primary/ 27 Del.27 Delegates

Full Montana Primary Results
  • REP

    Donald TrumpWinner

    92.7%

    200,174

    + 27 Delegates

  • REP

    No Preference

    6.1%

    13,184

  • REP

    Write-ins

    1.2%

    2,521

How Montana voted

In 2016, Donald Trump won the state with 57 percent of the vote, according to NBC News results, while Hillary Clinton received 36 percent. A historically red state when it comes to the presidency, Montana has voted for only two Democratic candidates in the last 68 years, Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964 and Bill Clinton in 1992.

  • Republican

    Donald TrumpTrumpWinner

    56.5%

    279,240

  • Democrat

    Hillary ClintonClinton

    35.9%

    177,709

  • Republican

    Mitt RomneyRomneyWinner

    55.4%

    267,928

  • Democrat

    Barack ObamaObama

    41.7%

    201,839

2012 Exit Polls

Summary of 2012 Exit Poll data that shows the proportion of how different groups voted.

Men
Men: Democrats37%Men: republicans59%
Women
Women: Democrats46%Women: republicans52%
White
White: Democrats38%White: republicans59%
Black
Not enough data
Hispanic /Latino
Not enough data
Asian
Not enough data
College Graduate
College Graduate: Democrats43%College Graduate: republicans55%
No College degree
No College Degree: Democrats37%No College Degree: republicans60%

More to the story in Montana 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and its devastating economic fallout are two major issues that have an impact on the election. NBC News is tracking and updating daily the number of coronavirus related deaths in each state and U.S. territory, as well as the jobless claims as reported weekly by the Department of Labor that counts how many people have filed for unemployment benefits.

U.S. ClaimsWeekly
change
60-day
trend
Monthly
change
3,690,000+1.01%
-0.99%
10,267-0.72%
-16.91%
Montana Claims

The expected vote is the total number of votes that are expected in a given race once all votes are counted. This number is an estimate and is based on several different factors, including information on the number of votes cast early as well as information provided to our vote reporters on Election Day from county election officials. The figure can change as NBC News gathers new information.

Source: National Election Pool (NEP)