Montana’s paper ballots may be counted in two ways: hand count or with paper ballot optical or digital scan tabulators. Either way ALL Montanans vote on a paper ballot. Following is a list of the voting systems being used, by county.
Paper ballot tabulators
Model 650 (optical scan) and Model 850 (digital scan) are central count tabulators; Model 100 (opital scan) and Model 200 (digital scan) are precinct-level tabulators.
Select a county from the dropdown below to view which method of paper ballot tabulation is used.