Mail-in voting has created quite the controversy leading up to the 2020 General Election coming up on November 3rd. Back on August 18th, the Gallatin County Commission voted 2-1 to hold the election using mail-in ballot. This was after Governor Steve Bullock announced that he would let local counties make the call.

With the presidential election now two months away, the Gallatin County Elections Department announced today that they will provide multiple locations for dropping off election ballots if you decide you do not want to use the post office.

Ballots, according to the Elections Department will be mailed to active registered voters on Friday, Oct. 9. Beginning that day, the following locations will serve as places of deposit for ballots during their regular business hours through Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3. And on Election Day, they will have extended hours from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM.

Gallatin County Election Office
311 W. Main St., Bozeman

Belgrade City Clerk’s Office
91 E. Central Ave., Belgrade

Manhattan City Clerk’s Office
207 S. 6th St., Manhattan

Three Forks City Clerk’s Office
206 N. Main St., Three Forks

West Yellowstone City Clerk’s Office
440 Yellowstone Ave., West Yellowstone

Big Sky Water & Sewer District Office
561 Little Coyote Rd., Big Sky

Office of Associated Students of Montana State University (ASMSU)
221 Strand Union Building, 751 W. Grant St., Bozeman

The below locations will be places of deposit ON ELECTION DAY ONLY:

Gallatin County Fairgrounds
901 N. Black Ave., Bozeman

Hope Lutheran Church
2152 W. Graf St., Bozeman

Belgrade Special Events Center
220 Spooner Rd, Belgrade

River Rock Community Center
101 River Rock Rd., Belgrade

Gallatin Gateway Community Center
145 Mill St., Gallatin Gateway

Manhattan Christian High School
8000 Churchill Rd., Manhattan

Bridger Canyon Fire Station
8081 Bridger Canyon Rd., Bozeman

If you need to register to vote, update your information, or wish to vote in-person, you are urged to contact the Gallatin County Election Department at 406-582-3060 or gallatin.elections@gallatin.mt.gov.

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