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.