Voicing Our Values

Democracy is a Montana Value

February 15, 2018

In 2014 LR-126, a statewide ballot initiative to take away same-day voter registration in Montana, reared its ugly head. In an effort that would create barriers to voting access for a number of people–more heavily impacting young people, low-income people, and people of color–Forward Montana fought back. With a plan that included strong alliances and partnerships, heavy voter engagement, and public dialogue, LR-126 was defeated at the ballot box.