MONTANA Voter ID Information

Registered Montana voters will be asked to show ID at the polls to vote. Voters without ID can still vote a regular ballot if their Polling Place Elector ID form can be verified by the Election Office.

VoteRiders provides information and free, expert assistance to help you with voter ID. We can help with renewing your expired ID, obtaining the documents needed to secure your ID, and covering the cost of getting to and from ID-issuing offices. Call or text VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.

GUIDE TO VOTER ID RULES IN MONTANA

  • Current photo ID showing voter's name*
  • Current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, voter registration confirmation, government check or other government document showing voter’s name and current address

* such as valid driver's license, state ID, school district or postsecondary education ID, or tribal ID

If you do not have any of the items listed above, you can still vote a regular ballot if your “Polling Place Elector ID” form can be verified by the Election Office.

FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS

First-time voters, including those who have not voted in a previous Federal election or who have never voted in their county of residence in a Federal election, must present documentation proving their identity in order to complete their voter registration. This is required under the federal Help America Vote Act, enacted in 2002.

OUT-OF-STATE ID

No! Montana does not accept out of state ID.

STUDENT ID

Yes! Montana accepts a current student ID card with photo.

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