Citizens Opposing Political Corruption
    in Montana's Elections

Information Links

Articles and Texts

  • Larry Howell, Once Upon a Time in the West: Citizens United, Caperton, and the War of the Copper Kings. Montana Law Review, (2011).
  • Zephyr Teachout, The Anti-Corruption Principle, 94 Cornell L. Rev. 341, 393 n.245, 406 (2009).
  • Robert G. Natelson, The General Welfare Clause and the Public Trust: An Essay in Original Understanding, 52 Kan. L. Rev. 1, 48 (2003).
  • Supreme Court refuses to take Campaign Spending Challenge. Opinion of Federal District Court, Louisiana.
  • American National Biography; Dictionary of American Biography; Bates, J. Leonard. Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana: Law and Public Affairs, From TR to FDR. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999.
  • Michael Malone et al., Montana: A History of Two Centuries, 214 (Revised ed., Univ. of Wash. 1991).
  • Edrie Lee Vinson, The People's Power League: Progressive Organization in Montana 1911-1915 (Montana State University August, 1976).
  • K. Ross Toole, Montana: An Uncommon Land, 190 (Univ. Okla. 1959).
  • Carl B. Glasscock, The War of the Copper Kings (Bobbs-Merrill 1935).
  • Louise Overacker, Money in Elections, Politics and People: The Ordeal of Self-Government in America, 294-95 (1932).

Website Links

Newspaper Articles

  • Livingston Daily Post, “Wherein Montana is Unfortunate”, p. 2, (May 6, 1911) reprinted in the Montana Lookout, Vol. 3 #43 p. 6 (May 13, 1911)

  • Terry Tribune, “Campaign Devoid of Principle or Patriotism”, printed in the Montana Lookout, Helena, Vol. 2 #29 (February 5, 1910)

  • Havre Promoter, “Inherent Right of Voters”, Vol. 3 #27   p. 6 (January 21, 1911)

  • Western News, Hamilton, “I&R Primary Measures are Now Up to the Voters”, Vol. XXII p. 1 (April 26, 1912)

Related resources

  • Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 130 S.Ct. 876, 175 L. Ed. 753 (2010)

  • Corrupt Practices Act of 1912. Initiative Act, Nov. 1912, Sec 25, 1913 Mont Law at 604. 13–35-227 MCA.

  • Mont. Auto. Ass'n v. Greely, 193 M 378, 632 P2d 300, 38 St. Rep. 1174 (1981).

  • Order on Cross Motions for Summary Judgement, (October 18, 2010) District Judge Jeffrey Sherlock