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Montana

3 electoral votes

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Trump (R) has won. An estimated 100 percent of votes have been counted.

Illustration of Joe Biden
Biden
40.4%
244,786
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Trump
56.7%
343,602
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U.S. Senate

Sen. Steve Daines (R) is projected to defeat Steve Bullock (D) and leads by 60,711 votes.

VotesPct.
DainesGOP
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333,174
55.0%
BullockDEM272,463
45.0

Governor

Greg Gianforte (R) is projected to defeat Mike Cooney (D) and leads by 77,688 votes.

VotesPct.
GianforteGOP
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328,548
54.4%
CooneyDEM250,860
41.6

Montana has one U.S. House race. Jump to results

How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates around all votes were counted here within 3 months.

100%

Polls closed

Final results

Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Updated Dec 1, 2020 at 9:06 a.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Donald Trump (R) won Montana by a margin of 20.2 points, adding three electoral college votes to his total. See early exit poll results from Montana.

Billings

Missoula

Bozeman

Helena

LEAD/WON

Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
343,60256.7%
Joe Biden Biden DEM
244,78640.4
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
15,2522.5
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
2,1100.3
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. Senate results

In the Montana U.S. Senate race, the incumbent Steve Daines (R) is running against Steve Bullock (D). Daines has represented Montana in the Senate since 2015. The state's other Senate seat is held by Jon Tester (D).

Billings

Missoula

Bozeman

Helena

LEAD/WON

Bullock

Daines

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Steve Daines *Daines *GOP
333,17455.0%
Steve Bullock Bullock DEM
272,46345.0
An estimated 99% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

Governor results

In the Montana governor race, Mike Cooney (D) is running against Greg Gianforte (R).

Billings

Missoula

Bozeman

Helena

LEAD/WON

Cooney

Gianforte

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Greg Gianforte Gianforte GOP
328,54854.4%
Mike Cooney Cooney DEM
250,86041.6
Lyman Bishop Bishop LIB
24,1794.0
An estimated 99% of votes have been counted.

U.S. House results

Billings

Missoula

Bozeman

Helena

LEAD/WON

Republican

Seat

Current leader

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Matt Rosendale Rosendale GOP
339,16956.4%
Kathleen Williams Williams DEM
262,34043.6
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.

* Incumbent

Statewide ballot measures

Constitutional Amendment 46

Change constitutional amendment signature rules

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
426,27976.9%
No No
128,29523.1
554,574 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Constitutional Amendment 47

Change constitutional amendment signature rules

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
411,15374.6%
No No
140,30025.4
551,453 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Constitutional Init 118

Allow legislature to create a legal age for marijuana

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
340,84757.8%
No No
248,44242.2
589,289 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Initiative 190

Legalize marijuana

ResponseVotes Pct.
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Yes Yes
341,03756.9%
No No
258,33743.1
An estimated 98% of votes have been counted.

Legislative Referendum 130

Revise concealed-carry laws

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
298,38851.0%
No No
287,12949.0
585,517 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Results by state

By Peter Andringa, Jason Bernert, Lenny Bronner, Madison Dong, Jess Eng, Simon Glenn-Gregg, Shana Hadi, Daniel Hoerauf, Jason Holt, Aditya Jain, Isabelle Lavandero, Emily Liu, Anthony Pesce, Erik Reyna, Ashlyn Still and Susan Tyler

Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.