Phillips County Certifies Election Results

MALTA, Mont. (NMB) – Phillips County certified the local results of the 2020 general election with their canvassing on Tuesday.

Phillips County saw 84 percent voter turnout, with 2,412 residents casting a ballot. This is the highest turnout in a general election for Phillips County since at least 1990.

There are only two precincts in Phillips County. The northern precinct saw 86 percent turnout, while the southern precinct posted a turnout rate of 83 percent.

Phillips County voted overwhelmingly for the Republican candidates on the ballot. In fact, all statewide races saw Republicans win Phillips County with margins of at least 1,200 votes.

There were no contested county-level races in Phillips County.

For complete Phillips County results, click here.

During a County Canvass, local administrators declare elected the individuals having received the highest number of votes cast for each county-certified office and proclaim the adoption or rejection of county ballot issues.

Once a canvas is complete, Election Administrators send the results to the Secretary of State. On November 30th, the State Canvass Board is expected to declare the winners of each race.

After that is done, the Secretary of State certifies the election results.

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