Montana Politics

Election 2012: Update #14

11:45 p.m. With just over 200,000 votes in, Tester 51, Rehberg 42; Bullock 52, Hill 44; McCulloch 54, Johnson 43; Fox 50, Bucy 49; Lindeen 56, Skees 44; Juneau 53, Welch 46

11:30 I’m hearing from Billings voters that the arrangements at the Metra tonight were incredibly chaotic, with people waiting in line for 4+ hours, being placed in the wrong line, and more. Not sure the centralized voting location has really worked out there.

11:26 p.m. Former Republican candidate for governor Bob Brown betting that Tester will win his Senate seat.

11:13 p.m All Missoula County ballots will be counted by 4:00 a.m., says the Missoulian. Northern Broadcasting Network’s Aaron Flint says that people are still registering and voting in Billings. Likely to be doing so for another hour and a half.

11:01 p.m. North Dakota!

10:55 p.m. Romney’s concession.

10:48 p.m. With 150,384 votes in, Senator Tester leads Representative Rehberg 55%-39%.

10:46 p.m. Laura Lundquist at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that there are 60 people left to register and vote in Bozeman. Could be another hour for Gallatin County results to come out.

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Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.
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