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Montana

2022 population: 1,122,867   ( 133,452 from 2010 , 38,670 from 2020)
Land area: 145549.7 square miles
Population density: 7.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:957,643 85.29% 10.2%
Black:6,2050.55% 65.8%
Indian:65,9675.87% 10.1%
Asian:12,4731.11% 84.9%
2+ races:29,8602.66% 40.3%
Hispanic:50,7194.52% 77.6%
Total non-White:165,22414.71% 36.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:24,791 11.4
Deaths:27,50112.7
Net Migration: 39,04118.0
Net Immigration: 2,5571.2
Change in White population:89,015 9.0
Change in Non-White pop.:44,437 4.5



Historical Presidential Election Results for Montana



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSVEV
2020 70% Donald Trump* (R) 343,602 56.9% Joe Biden (D) 244,786 40.5% 15,286 [+] 2.5% 603,674 10 0.38% 3
2016 62% Donald Trump (R) 279,240 55.6% Hillary Clinton (D) 177,709 35.4% 44,873 [+] 8.9% 501,822 10 0.37% 3
2012 62% Mitt Romney (R) 267,928 55.3% Barack Obama* (D) 201,839 41.7% 14,717 [+] 3.0% 484,484 8 0.37% 3
2008 68% John McCain (R) 243,882 49.5% Barack Obama (D) 232,159 47.1% 16,709 [+] 3.4% 492,750 4 0.37% 3
2004 64% George W. Bush* (R) 266,063 59.1% John Kerry (D) 173,710 38.6% 10,672 [+] 2.4% 450,445 8 0.37% 3
2000 61% George W. Bush (R) 240,178 58.7% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 137,126 33.5% 31,975 [+] 7.8% 409,279 11 0.39% 3
1996 65% Robert Dole (R) 179,652 44.1% Bill Clinton* (D) 167,922 41.2% 59,687 [+] 14.7% 407,261 3 0.42% 3
1992 69% Bill Clinton (D) 154,507 37.6% George Bush* (R) 144,207 35.1% 111,897 [+] 27.3% 410,611 -2 0.39% 3
1988 64% George Bush (R) 190,412 52.1% Michael Dukakis (D) 168,936 46.2% 6,326 [+] 1.7% 365,674 -1 0.40% 4
1984 68% Ronald Reagan* (R) 232,450 60.5% Walter Mondale (D) 146,742 38.2% 5,185 1.3% 384,377 2 0.41% 4
1980 65% Ronald Reagan (R) 206,814 56.8% Jimmy Carter* (D) 118,032 32.4% 39,106 [+] 10.7% 363,952 6 0.42% 4
1976 65% Gerald Ford* (R) 173,703 52.8% Jimmy Carter (D) 149,259 45.4% 5,772 [+] 1.8% 328,734 5 0.40% 4
1972 66% Richard Nixon* (R) 183,976 57.9% George McGovern (D) 120,197 37.8% 13,430 [+] 4.2% 317,603 -3 0.41% 4
1968 68% Richard Nixon (R) 138,835 50.6% Hubert Humphrey (D) 114,117 41.6% 21,452 [+] 7.8% 274,404 7 0.37% 4
1964 70% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 164,246 58.9% Barry Goldwater (R) 113,032 40.6% 1,350 0.5% 278,628 2 0.39% 4
1960 70% Richard Nixon (R) 141,841 51.1% John Kennedy (D) 134,891 48.6% 847 0.3% 277,579 1 0.40% 4
1956 67% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 154,933 57.1% Adlai Stevenson (D) 116,238 42.9% 0 0.0% 271,171 0 0.44% 4
1952 69% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 157,394 59.4% Adlai Stevenson (D) 106,213 40.1% 1,430 0.5% 265,037 4 0.43% 4
1948 60% Harry Truman* (D) 119,071 53.1% Thomas Dewey (R) 96,770 43.1% 8,437 [+] 3.8% 224,278 -2 0.46% 4
1944 57% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 112,556 54.3% Thomas Dewey (R) 93,163 44.9% 1,636 0.8% 207,355 -1 0.43% 4
1940 70% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 145,698 58.8% Wendell Willkie (R) 99,579 40.2% 2,596 1.0% 247,873 -5 0.50% 4
1936 70% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 159,690 69.3% Alf Landon (R) 63,598 27.6% 7,224 [+] 3.1% 230,512 -9 0.50% 4
1932 67% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 127,286 58.8% Herbert Hoover* (R) 78,078 36.1% 11,115 [+] 5.1% 216,479 -4 0.54% 4
1928 61% Herbert Hoover (R) 113,300 58.4% Al Smith (D) 78,578 40.5% 2,230 [+] 1.1% 194,108 0 0.53% 4
1924 55% Calvin Coolidge (R) 74,138 42.5% Robert LaFollette (Prog) 66,124 37.9% 34,163 [+] 19.6% 174,425 -11 0.60% 4
1920 56% Warren Harding (R) 109,430 61.1% James Cox (D) 57,372 32.1% 12,204 [+] 6.8% 179,006 1 0.67% 4
1916 55% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 101,063 56.9% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 66,750 37.6% 9,866 [+] 5.6% 177,679 -9 0.96% 4
1912 29% Woodrow Wilson (D) 27,941 35.0% William Taft* (R) 22,456 28.1% 29,429 [+] 36.9% 79,826 5 0.53% 4
1908 29% William Taft (R) 32,333 47.0% William J. Bryan (D) 29,326 42.6% 7,163 [+] 10.4% 68,822 -5 0.46% 3
1904 32% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 34,932 54.2% Alton Parker (D) 21,773 33.8% 7,739 [+] 12.0% 64,444 -2 0.48% 3
1900 38% William J. Bryan (D) 37,146 58.4% William McKinley* (R) 25,373 39.9% 1,122 [+] 1.8% 63,641 -12 0.46% 3
* incumbent         PUSV: percent of U.S. vote



2020 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 244,786 40.5%
Donald Trump* (R) 343,602 56.9%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 15,252 2.5%
Other 34 0.0%
TOTAL 603,674
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 10


2016 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 177,709 35.4%
Donald Trump (R) 279,240 55.6%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 28,037 5.6%
Jill Stein (Grn) 7,970 1.6%
Evan McMullin (I) 2,297 0.5%
Other 6,569 1.3%
TOTAL 501,822
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 10


2012 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 201,839 41.7%
Mitt Romney (R) 267,928 55.3%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 14,165 2.9%
Other 552 0.1%
TOTAL 484,484
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 8


2008 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 232,159 47.1%
John McCain (R) 243,882 49.5%
Ralph Nader (I) 3,699 0.8%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 1,358 0.3%
Other 11,652 2.4%
TOTAL 492,750
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): 4


2004 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 266,063 59.1%
John Kerry (D) 173,710 38.6%
Ralph Nader (I) 6,168 1.4%
Other 4,504 1.0%
TOTAL 450,445
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 8


2000 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 240,178 58.7%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 137,126 33.5%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 24,437 6.0%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 5,697 1.4%
Other 1,841 0.4%
TOTAL 409,279
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 11


1996 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 167,922 41.2%
Robert Dole (R) 179,652 44.1%
Ross Perot (Ref) 55,229 13.6%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 2,526 0.6%
Other 1,932 0.5%
TOTAL 407,261
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 3


1992 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 154,507 37.6%
George Bush* (R) 144,207 35.1%
Ross Perot (I) 107,225 26.1%
Other 4,672 1.1%
TOTAL 410,611
Turnout: 69% Diff (US): -2


1988 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 190,412 52.1%
Michael Dukakis (D) 168,936 46.2%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 5,047 1.4%
Other 1,279 0.3%
TOTAL 365,674
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): -1


1984 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 232,450 60.5%
Walter Mondale (D) 146,742 38.2%
Other 5,185 1.3%
TOTAL 384,377
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): 2


1980 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 206,814 56.8%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 118,032 32.4%
John Anderson (I) 29,281 8.0%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 9,825 2.7%
TOTAL 363,952
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 6


1976 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 149,259 45.4%
Gerald Ford* (R) 173,703 52.8%
Other 5,772 1.8%
TOTAL 328,734
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 5


1972 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 183,976 57.9%
George McGovern (D) 120,197 37.8%
John Schmitz (Amer) 13,430 4.2%
TOTAL 317,603
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -3


1968 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 138,835 50.6%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 114,117 41.6%
George Wallace (AIP) 20,015 7.3%
Other 1,437 0.5%
TOTAL 274,404
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): 7


1964 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 164,246 58.9%
Barry Goldwater (R) 113,032 40.6%
Other 1,350 0.5%
TOTAL 278,628
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 2


1960 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 134,891 48.6%
Richard Nixon (R) 141,841 51.1%
Other 847 0.3%
TOTAL 277,579
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 1


1956 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 154,933 57.1%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 116,238 42.9%
TOTAL 271,171
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 0


1952 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 157,394 59.4%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 106,213 40.1%
Other 1,430 0.5%
TOTAL 265,037
Turnout: 69% Diff (US): 4


1948 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 119,071 53.1%
Thomas Dewey (R) 96,770 43.1%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 7,313 3.3%
Other 1,124 0.5%
TOTAL 224,278
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): -2


1944 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 112,556 54.3%
Thomas Dewey (R) 93,163 44.9%
Other 1,636 0.8%
TOTAL 207,355
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): -1


1940 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 145,698 58.8%
Wendell Willkie (R) 99,579 40.2%
Other 2,596 1.0%
TOTAL 247,873
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): -5


1936 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 159,690 69.3%
Alf Landon (R) 63,598 27.6%
William Lemke (Union) 5,549 2.4%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 1,066 0.5%
Other 609 0.3%
TOTAL 230,512
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): -9


1932 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 127,286 58.8%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 78,078 36.1%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 7,891 3.6%
Other 3,224 1.5%
TOTAL 216,479
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): -4


1928 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 113,300 58.4%
Al Smith (D) 78,578 40.5%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 1,667 0.9%
Other 563 0.3%
TOTAL 194,108
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 0


1924 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 74,138 42.5%
John Davis (D) 33,805 19.4%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 66,124 37.9%
Other 358 0.2%
TOTAL 174,425
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): -11


1920 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 109,430 61.1%
James Cox (D) 57,372 32.1%
Parley Christiansen (FL) 12,204 6.8%
TOTAL 179,006
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 1


1916 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 101,063 56.9%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 66,750 37.6%
Allan Benson (Soc) 9,564 5.4%
Other 302 0.2%
TOTAL 177,679
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): -9


1912 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 27,941 35.0%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 18,512 23.2%
William Taft* (R) 22,456 28.1%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 10,885 13.6%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 32 0.0%
TOTAL 79,826
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): 5


1908 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 32,333 47.0%
William J. Bryan (D) 29,326 42.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 5,855 8.5%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 827 1.2%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 481 0.7%
TOTAL 68,822
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): -5


1904 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 34,932 54.2%
Alton Parker (D) 21,773 33.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 5,676 8.8%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 335 0.5%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 1,520 2.4%
Other 208 0.3%
TOTAL 64,444
Turnout: 32% Diff (US): -2


1900 President, Montana
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 25,373 39.9%
William J. Bryan (D) 37,146 58.4%
John Woolley (Proh) 306 0.5%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 711 1.1%
Other 105 0.2%
TOTAL 63,641
Turnout: 38% Diff (US): -12
* incumbent

Historical Statewide Election Results for Montana

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YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2020 S2 71% Steve Daines* (R) 333,174 55.0% Steve Bullock (D) 272,463 45.0% 0 0.0% 605,637
2020 G 70% Greg Gianforte (R) 328,548 54.4% Mike Cooney (D) 250,860 41.6% 24,200 [+] 4.0% 603,608
2018 S1 61% Jon Tester* (D) 253,876 50.3% Matt Rosendale (R) 235,963 46.8% 14,545 [+] 2.9% 504,384
2016 G 63% Steve Bullock* (D) 255,933 50.2% Greg Gianforte (R) 236,115 46.4% 17,312 [+] 3.4% 509,360
2014 S2 46% Steve Daines (R) 213,709 57.8% Amanda Curtis (D) 148,184 40.1% 7,933 [+] 2.1% 369,826
2012 S1 62% Jon Tester* (D) 236,123 48.6% Dennis Rehberg (R) 218,051 44.9% 31,892 [+] 6.6% 486,066
2012 G 62% Steve Bullock (D) 236,450 48.9% Rick Hill (R) 228,879 47.3% 18,160 [+] 3.8% 483,489
2008 S2 66% Max Baucus* (D) 349,394 72.9% Bob Kelleher (R) 129,972 27.1% 0 0.0% 479,366
2008 G 67% Brian Schweitzer* (D) 319,625 65.4% Roy Brown (R) 159,000 32.5% 9,941 [+] 2.0% 488,566
2006 S1 57% Jon Tester (D) 199,845 49.2% Conrad Burns* (R) 196,283 48.3% 10,377 [+] 2.6% 406,505
2004 G 64% Brian Schweitzer (D) 225,016 50.4% Bob Brown (R) 205,313 46.0% 15,817 [+] 3.5% 446,146
2002 S2 48% Max Baucus* (D) 204,853 62.7% Mike Taylor (R) 103,611 31.7% 18,073 [+] 5.5% 326,537
2000 G 61% Judy Martz (R) 209,135 51.0% Mark O'Keefe (D) 193,131 47.1% 7,926 [+] 1.9% 410,192
2000 S1 61% Conrad Burns* (R) 208,082 50.6% Brian Schweitzer (D) 194,430 47.2% 9,089 [+] 2.2% 411,601
1996 G 65% Marc Racicot* (R) 320,768 79.2% Judy Jacobson (D) 84,407 20.8% 0 0.0% 405,175
1996 S2 65% Max Baucus* (D) 201,935 49.6% Dennis Rehberg (R) 182,111 44.7% 23,444 [+] 5.8% 407,490
1994 S1 58% Conrad Burns* (R) 218,542 62.4% Jack Mudd (D) 131,845 37.6% 22 0.0% 350,409
1992 G 69% Marc Racicot (R) 209,401 51.3% Dorothy Bradley (D) 198,421 48.7% 20 0.0% 407,842
1990 S2 55% Max Baucus* (D) 217,563 68.1% Allen Kolstad (R) 93,836 29.4% 7,937 [+] 2.5% 319,336
1988 G 65% Stan Stephens (R) 190,604 51.9% Thomas Judge (D) 169,313 46.1% 7,104 [+] 1.9% 367,021
1988 S1 64% Conrad Burns (R) 189,445 51.9% John Melcher* (D) 175,809 48.1% 0 0.0% 365,254
1984 G 67% Ted Schwinden* (D) 266,578 70.3% Pat Goodover (R) 100,070 26.4% 12,322 [+] 3.3% 378,970
1984 S2 67% Max Baucus* (D) 215,704 56.9% Chuck Cozzens (R) 154,308 40.7% 9,143 [+] 2.4% 379,155
1982 S1 57% John Melcher* (D) 174,861 54.5% Larry Williams (R) 133,789 41.7% 12,412 [+] 3.9% 321,062
1980 G 64% Ted Schwinden (D) 199,574 55.4% Jack Ramirez (R) 160,892 44.6% 0 0.0% 360,466
1978 S2 60% Max Baucus (D) 160,353 55.7% Larry Williams (R) 127,589 44.3% 0 0.0% 287,942
1976 G 63% Thomas Judge* (D) 195,420 61.7% Robert Woodahl (R) 115,848 36.6% 5,452 [+] 1.7% 316,720
1976 S1 64% John Melcher (D) 206,232 64.2% Stanley Burger (R) 115,213 35.8% 0 0.0% 321,445
1972 G 66% Thomas Judge (D) 172,523 54.1% Ed Smith (R) 146,231 45.9% 0 0.0% 318,754
1972 S2 66% Lee Metcalf* (D) 163,609 52.0% Henry Hibbard (R) 151,316 48.0% 0 0.0% 314,925
1970 S1 57% Mike Mansfield* (D) 150,060 60.5% Harold Wallace (R) 97,809 39.5% 0 0.0% 247,869
1968 G 68% Forrest Anderson (D) 150,481 54.1% Tim Babcock* (R) 116,432 41.9% 11,199 [+] 4.0% 278,112
1966 S2 64% Lee Metcalf* (D) 138,166 53.2% Tim Babcock (R) 121,697 46.8% 0 0.0% 259,863
1964 G 70% Tim Babcock* (R) 144,113 51.3% Roland Renne (D) 136,862 48.7% 0 0.0% 280,975
1964 S1 70% Mike Mansfield* (D) 180,643 64.5% Alex Blewett (R) 99,367 35.5% 0 0.0% 280,010
1960 S2 70% Lee Metcalf (D) 140,331 50.7% Orvin Fjare (R) 136,281 49.3% 0 0.0% 276,612
1960 G 71% Donald Nutter (R) 154,230 55.1% Paul Cannon (D) 125,651 44.9% 0 0.0% 279,881
1958 S1 56% Mike Mansfield* (D) 174,910 76.2% Lou Welch (R) 54,573 23.8% 0 0.0% 229,483
1956 G 67% Hugo Aronson* (R) 138,878 51.4% Arnold Olsen (D) 131,488 48.6% 0 0.0% 270,366
1954 S2 58% James Murray* (D) 114,591 50.4% Wesley D'Ewart (R) 112,863 49.6% 0 0.0% 227,454
1952 S1 69% Mike Mansfield (D) 133,109 50.7% Zales Ecton* (R) 127,380 48.6% 1,828 [+] 0.7% 262,317
1952 G 69% Hugo Aronson (R) 134,423 51.0% John Bonner* (D) 129,369 49.0% 0 0.0% 263,792
1948 G 60% John Bonner (D) 124,267 55.7% Samuel Ford* (R) 97,792 43.8% 1,042 [+] 0.5% 223,101
1948 S2 59% James Murray* (D) 125,193 56.6% Tom Davis (R) 94,458 42.7% 1,352 [+] 0.6% 221,003
1946 S1 52% Zales Ecton (R) 101,901 53.5% Leif Erickson (D) 86,476 45.4% 2,189 [+] 1.1% 190,566
1944 G 57% Samuel Ford* (R) 116,461 56.4% Leif Erickson (D) 89,224 43.2% 960 [+] 0.5% 206,645
1942 S2 47% James Murray* (D) 83,673 49.1% Wellington Rankin (R) 82,461 48.4% 4,380 [+] 2.6% 170,514
1940 G 69% Samuel Ford (R) 124,435 50.7% Roy Ayers* (D) 119,453 48.6% 1,713 [+] 0.7% 245,601
1940 S1 68% Burton Wheeler* (D) 176,753 73.4% E.K. Cheadle (R) 63,941 26.6% 0 0.0% 240,694
1936 G 69% Roy Ayers (D) 115,310 51.0% Frank Hazelbaker* (R) 108,854 48.1% 2,129 [+] 0.9% 226,293
1936 S2 68% James Murray (D) 121,769 55.0% T.O. Larsen (R) 60,038 27.1% 39,655 [+] 17.9% 221,462
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines               Type: G: Governor; S1,S2,S3: Senate Class 1, 2 or 3
italics: special election

Other Statewide Election Results for Montana

YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2020 AG 70% Austin Knudsen (R) 348,322 58.5% Ralph Graybill (D) 247,025 41.5% 0 0.0% 595,347
2020 AUD 69% Troy Downing (R) 326,742 55.3% Shane Morigeau (D) 232,634 39.4% 31,267 [+] 5.3% 590,643
2020 LG 0% Kristen Juras (R) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
2020 SOS 69% Christi Jacobsen (R) 352,939 59.6% Bryce Bennett (D) 239,617 40.4% 0 0.0% 592,556
2020 SPI 69% Elsie Arntzen* (R) 310,111 52.2% Melissa Romano (D) 259,886 43.7% 24,202 [+] 4.1% 594,199
2016 AG 61% Tim Fox* (R) 332,766 67.7% Larry Jent (D) 158,970 32.3% 0 0.0% 491,736
2016 AUD 60% Matt Rosendale (R) 262,045 53.8% Jesse Laslovich (D) 224,925 46.2% 0 0.0% 486,970
2016 LG 0% Mike Cooney* (D) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
2016 SOS 62% Corey Stapleton (R) 277,473 55.5% Monica Lindeen (D) 204,861 41.0% 17,687 [+] 3.5% 500,021
2016 SPI 61% Elsie Arntzen (R) 253,790 51.6% Melissa Romano (D) 237,590 48.4% 0 0.0% 491,380
2012 AG 60% Tim Fox (R) 252,916 53.7% Pam Bucy (D) 218,228 46.3% 0 0.0% 471,144
2012 AUD 59% Monica Lindeen* (D) 248,447 53.5% Derek Skees (R) 215,743 46.5% 0 0.0% 464,190
2012 LG 0% John Walsh (D) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
2012 SOS 61% Linda McCulloch* (D) 245,024 51.4% Brad Johnson (R) 214,976 45.1% 16,622 [+] 3.5% 476,622
2012 SPI 60% Denise Juneau* (D) 235,397 50.2% Sandy Welch (R) 233,166 49.8% 0 0.0% 468,563
2008 AG 64% Steve Bullock (D) 245,669 52.6% Tim Fox (R) 220,992 47.4% 0 0.0% 466,661
2008 AUD 63% Monica Lindeen (D) 246,522 53.5% Duane Grimes (R) 214,241 46.5% 0 0.0% 460,763
2008 LG 0% John Bohlinger* (D) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
2008 SOS 65% Linda McCulloch (D) 233,717 49.3% Brad Johnson* (R) 228,412 48.2% 11,722 [+] 2.5% 473,851
2008 SPI 63% Denise Juneau (D) 232,853 51.0% Elaine Herman (R) 200,175 43.8% 23,971 [+] 5.2% 456,999
2004 AG 49% Mike McGrath* (D) 344,548 100.0%       0 0.0% 344,548
2004 AUD 61% John Morrison* (D) 238,417 55.9% Duane Grimes (R) 188,308 44.1% 0 0.0% 426,725
2004 LG 0% John Bohlinger (D) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
2004 SOS 62% Brad Johnson (R) 219,821 51.0% Bill Kennedy (D) 210,972 49.0% 0 0.0% 430,793
2004 SPI 62% Linda McCulloch* (D) 246,204 56.9% Bob Anderson (R) 186,338 43.1% 0 0.0% 432,542
2000 AG 59% Mike McGrath* (D) 211,726 53.2% Jim Rice (R) 186,299 46.8% 0 0.0% 398,025
2000 AUD 58% John Morrison (D) 196,287 50.2% Joyce Schmidt (R) 174,854 44.7% 20,051 [+] 5.1% 391,192
2000 LG 0% Karl Ohs (R) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
2000 SOS 59% Bob Brown (R) 202,369 51.0% Hal Harper (D) 174,053 43.9% 20,067 [+] 5.1% 396,489
2000 SPI 58% Linda McCulloch (D) 206,941 52.8% Elaine Herman (R) 162,069 41.3% 22,952 [+] 5.9% 391,962
1996 AG 63% Joe Mazurek* (D) 236,689 60.5% Larry Baer (R) 154,251 39.5% 0 0.0% 390,940
1996 AUD 59% Mark O'Keefe* (D) 305,561 82.9% John Larson (Lbt) 63,127 17.1% 0 0.0% 368,688
1996 LG 0% Judy Martz (R) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
1996 SOS 59% Mike Cooney* (D) 309,503 84.0% Martha Oaas (Lbt) 59,125 16.0% 0 0.0% 368,628
1996 SPI 64% Nancy Keenan* (D) 225,201 56.3% Wayne Buchanan (R) 162,570 40.7% 12,116 [+] 3.0% 399,887
1992 AG 66% Joe Mazurek (D) 222,491 56.9% Jack Sands (R) 168,745 43.1% 0 0.0% 391,236
1992 AUD 66% Mark O'Keefe (D) 215,238 55.0% Fred Thomas (R) 160,023 40.9% 15,998 [+] 4.1% 391,259
1992 LG 0% Dennis Rehberg* (R) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
1992 SOS 66% Mike Cooney* (D) 249,359 64.0% Bob Werner (R) 139,977 36.0% 0 0.0% 389,336
1992 SPI 54% Nancy Keenan* (D) 319,690 100.0%       0 0.0% 319,690
1988 AG 64% Marc Racicot (R) 188,825 52.3% Mike McGrath (D) 171,887 47.7% 0 0.0% 360,712
1988 AUD 51% Andrea Bennett* (R) 292,309 100.0%       0 0.0% 292,309
1988 LG 0% Allen Kolstad (R) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
1988 SOS 63% Mike Cooney (D) 174,917 49.3% Pete Story (R) 163,830 46.2% 16,174 [+] 4.6% 354,921
1988 SPI 63% Nancy Keenan (D) 216,360 60.6% Barbara Foster (R) 140,508 39.4% 0 0.0% 356,868
1984 AG 65% Mike Greely* (D) 213,663 58.2% Douglas Kelley (R) 140,798 38.3% 12,723 [+] 3.5% 367,184
1984 AUD 64% Andrea Hemstad (R) 191,535 53.2% Newell Anderson (D) 147,403 40.9% 21,143 [+] 5.9% 360,081
1984 LG 0% George Turman* (D) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
1984 SOS 65% Jim Waltermire* (R) 252,795 68.7% Joe Tropila (D) 115,009 31.3% 0 0.0% 367,804
1984 SPI 64% Ed Argenbright* (R) 205,836 56.7% Don Driscoll (D) 157,034 43.3% 0 0.0% 362,870
1980 AG 48% Mike Greely* (D) 267,898 100.0%       0 0.0% 267,898
1980 AUD 52% Sonny Omholt* (R) 290,749 100.0%       0 0.0% 290,749
1980 LG 0% George Turman (D) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
1980 SOS 61% Jim Waltermire (R) 200,768 58.6% J.D. Lynch (D) 141,890 41.4% 0 0.0% 342,658
1980 SPI 61% Ed Argenbright (R) 176,735 51.5% Georgia Ruth Rice* (D) 166,130 48.5% 0 0.0% 342,865
1976 AG 62% Mike Greely (D) 171,230 55.2% James Harrison (R) 138,919 44.8% 0 0.0% 310,149
1976 AUD 62% Sonny Omholt* (R) 197,151 63.2% Jerry Mitchell (D) 114,814 36.8% 0 0.0% 311,965
1976 LG 0% Ted Schwinden (D) 0 0.0%       0 0.0% 0
1976 SOS 48% Frank Murray* (D) 240,581 100.0%       0 0.0% 240,581
1976 SPI 61% Georgia Ruth Rice (D) 153,912 50.1% John Deeney (R) 153,055 49.9% 0 0.0% 306,967
1972 AG 66% Bob Woodahl* (R) 172,945 54.7% John Sheehy (D) 143,434 45.3% 0 0.0% 316,379
1972 AUD 53% Sonny Omholt* (R) 255,287 100.0%       0 0.0% 255,287
1972 LG 64% Bill Christiansen (D) 174,656 57.1% Sonny Hanson (R) 131,403 42.9% 0 0.0% 306,059
1972 SOS 62% Frank Murray* (D) 193,104 65.0% David Lewis (R) 104,096 35.0% 0 0.0% 297,200
1972 SPI 64% Dolores Colburg* (D) 189,672 61.9% Jerry Agen (R) 116,637 38.1% 0 0.0% 306,309
1972 TRE 62% Hollis Connors (R) 155,354 52.6% John McLaughlin (D) 140,135 47.4% 0 0.0% 295,489
1968 AG 66% Bob Woodahl (R) 139,561 52.0% Gene Daly (D) 128,605 48.0% 0 0.0% 268,166
1968 AUD 52% Sonny Omholt* (R) 212,339 100.0%       0 0.0% 212,339
1968 LG 67% Thomas Judge (D) 146,527 54.1% Tom Selstad (R) 124,322 45.9% 0 0.0% 270,849
1968 SOS 64% Frank Murray* (D) 159,922 61.8% Betty Guffey (R) 98,714 38.2% 0 0.0% 258,636
1968 SPI 65% Dolores Colburg (D) 138,200 52.3% Henry Cox (R) 126,227 47.7% 0 0.0% 264,427
1968 TRE 65% Alex Stephenson (R) 140,878 53.4% Paul Cannon (D) 122,951 46.6% 0 0.0% 263,829
1964 AG 68% Forrest Anderson* (D) 154,286 56.3% Marshall Murray (R) 119,730 43.7% 0 0.0% 274,016
1964 AUD 68% Sonny Omholt (R) 158,738 57.9% Jack Holmes* (D) 115,351 42.1% 0 0.0% 274,089
1964 LG 69% Ted James (R) 140,171 50.9% R.V. Bottomly (D) 135,346 49.1% 0 0.0% 275,517
1964 SOS 68% Frank Murray* (D) 154,969 56.9% Walter Anderson (R) 117,210 43.1% 0 0.0% 272,179
1964 SPI 69% Harriet Miller* (D) 155,621 56.0% C.R. Anderson (R) 122,046 44.0% 0 0.0% 277,667
1964 TRE 66% Henry Anderson (D) 150,252 56.6% Jack Quilico (R) 114,978 43.4% 0 0.0% 265,230
1960 AG 69% Forrest Anderson* (D) 157,240 57.9% Bruce Shelden (R) 114,313 42.1% 0 0.0% 271,553
1960 AUD 55% Jack Holmes* (D) 216,614 100.0%       0 0.0% 216,614
1960 LG 70% Tim Babcock (R) 145,942 52.9% Henry Anderson (D) 129,893 47.1% 0 0.0% 275,835
1960 SOS 69% Frank Murray* (D) 157,197 58.0% Albert Leuthold (R) 114,000 42.0% 0 0.0% 271,197
1960 SPI 69% Harriet Miller* (R) 149,382 54.5% John Cushman (D) 124,704 45.5% 0 0.0% 274,086
1960 TRE 69% Edna Hinman (R) 145,339 53.1% Tip O'Neal (D) 128,508 46.9% 0 0.0% 273,847
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines
Type: AG: Attorney General; AUD: Auditor; LG: Lt. Governor; SOS: Secretary of State; SPI: Superintendent of Public Instr.; TRE: Treasurer
italics: special election

Voter Registration Data for Montana

Party registration is not used in this state, however as of 2022 registrations in Montana were estimated to be 40% Republican and 27% Democrat.

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YearTotalRepublicanDemocratOtherR/D EdgeR/D Edge %VAPOP %
2023 742,444 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 742,444 100.0% n/a n/a 83%
2022 762,933 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 762,933 100.0% n/a n/a 86%
2020 752,549 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 752,549 100.0% n/a n/a 85%
2018 705,821 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 705,821 100.0% n/a n/a 82%
2016 694,370 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 694,370 100.0% n/a n/a 83%
2014 674,264 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 674,264 100.0% n/a n/a 83%
2012 681,464 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 681,464 100.0% n/a n/a 86%
2010 651,335 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 651,335 100.0% n/a n/a 85%
2008 668,085 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 668,085 100.0% n/a n/a 89%
2006 649,436 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 649,436 100.0% n/a n/a 89%
2004 638,474 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 638,474 100.0% n/a n/a 90%
2002 624,548 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 624,548 100.0% n/a n/a 90%
2000 698,260 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 698,260 100.0% n/a n/a 104%
1994 514,051 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 514,051 100.0% n/a n/a 84%
1986 443,935 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 443,935 100.0% n/a n/a 78%
VAPOP% is the estimated percentage of voting age population that is registered.
Registration data may include "inactive" voters.   Data for each year pertains to the November elections.

Partisan Legislative Composition for Montana

YearU.S. House
RepDemOther
2022 2 0 0
2020 1 0 0
2018 1 0 0
2016 1 0 0
2014 1 0 0
2012 1 0 0
2010 1 0 0
2008 1 0 0
2006 1 0 0
2004 1 0 0
2002 1 0 0
2000 1 0 0
1998 1 0 0
1996 1 0 0
1994 0 1 0
1992 0 1 0
1990 1 1 0
1988 1 1 0
1986 1 1 0
1984 1 1 0
1982 1 1 0
1980 1 1 0
1978 1 1 0
1976 1 1 0
1974 0 2 0
1972 1 1 0
1970 1 1 0
1968 1 1 0
1966 1 1 0
1964 1 1 0
1962 1 1 0
1960 1 1 0
1958 0 2 0
1956 0 2 0
1954 1 1 0
1952 1 1 0
1950 1 1 0
1948 1 1 0
1946 1 1 0
1944 0 2 0
1942 0 2 0
1940 1 1 0
1938 1 1 0
1936 0 2 0
YearState Senate
RepDemOther
2022 34 16 0
2020 31 19 0
2018 30 20 0
2016 32 18 0
2014 29 21 0
2012 29 21 0
2010 28 22 0
2008 27 23 0
2006 24 26 0
2004 23 27 0
2002 29 21 0
2000 31 19 0
1998 32 18 0
1996 34 16 0
1994 31 19 0
1992 20 30 0
1990 21 29 0
1988 27 23 0
1986 [1] 25 25 0
1984 22 28 0
1982 26 24 0
1980 28 22 0
1978 26 24 0
1976 [2] 25 25 0
1974 20 30 0
1972 23 27 0
1970 25 30 0
1968 25 30 0
1966 25 30 0
1964 24 32 0
1962 21 35 0
1960 17 38 1
1958 17 38 1
1956 25 31 0
1954 33 23 0
1952 36 20 0
1950 28 26 2
1948 31 23 2
1946 41 15 0
1944 39 17 0
1942 37 19 0
1940 35 21 0
1938 25 31 0
1936 27 29 0
YearState House
RepDemOther
2022 68 32 0
2020 67 33 0
2018 58 42 0
2016 59 41 0
2014 59 41 0
2012 61 39 0
2010 68 32 0
2008 [3] 50 50 0
2006 [4] 50 49 1
2004 [5] 50 50 0
2002 53 47 0
2000 58 42 0
1998 59 41 0
1996 65 35 0
1994 67 33 0
1992 53 47 0
1990 39 61 0
1988 48 52 0
1986 51 49 0
1984 [6] 50 50 0
1982 45 55 0
1980 57 43 0
1978 45 55 0
1976 43 57 0
1974 33 67 0
1972 46 54 0
1970 55 49 0
1968 58 46 0
1966 64 40 0
1964 38 56 0
1962 57 37 0
1960 54 40 0
1958 31 61 2
1956 35 59 0
1954 45 49 0
1952 62 32 0
1950 49 41 0
1948 36 54 0
1946 58 31 1
1944 53 37 0
1942 51 39 0
1940 47 55 0
1938 44 58 0
1936 21 81 0
The partisan breakdowns shown are ones which took effect following the general elections in the specified year.

[1] By statute, in the event of a tie chamber, the party of the Governor receives the Presidency. However, the committees and administration of the chamber and its committees were organized on a 50-50 basis, with an equal number of chairmen and members of both parties.
[2] By statute, in the event of a tie chamber, the party of the Governor receives the Presidency.
[3] Party control granted to governor's party in the event of a tied house of the legislature.
[4] Constitution Party member caucused with Republicans.
[5] Party control granted to governor's party in the event of a tied house of the legislature.
[6] By statute, in the event of a tie chamber, the party of the Governor receives the Presidency. However, the committees and administration of the chamber and its committees were organized on a 50-50 basis, with an equal number of chairmen and members of both parties.

Source for state legislature data and notations: Wikipedia