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Over 100 years of Montana history has shown that the political power of the wealthy and powerful can be reined in by determined citizens who vote.  Proof is in the latest assault on Montana's Open Primary.  Currently, Montana's political contribution limits are being questioned in federal court.  These manuvers have proven costly for the MTGOP as they work to get a governor elected.

About
A discussion about why Montanans passed a Corrupt Practices Act in 1912 and what is lost after being declared unconstitutional.

Montana Open Primary, established in 1912 
The 2014-16 battle to keep Montana's primary elections open. Can Montana expect a Democrat administration in the governor's office for the next 20 years?

A Century of Open Primary Elections  
Political parties swapped taking a stand to protect or abolish the Open Primary. The party protecting the Open Primary elected their candidate governor.

Timeline 
Events Concerning the Open Primay 1912 to present

Buying Votes
Money bought votes and kept Montana's inhabitants enthralled with a "Copper Collar."

Thomas Walsh of Montana
The contributions of Thomas Walsh to Good Government in Montana.

Joseph M Dixon of Montana
What the People's Power League began, Joseph Dixon protected. As a result, he became Governor in a landslide election.

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Past events and future proceedings.

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Who to contact and how. 

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Citations of text material and links to other websites.

News
Breaking news and past news releases.

Membership 
The extraordinary men of the People's Power League who risked life and livelihood to return Free and Fair Elections to Montana.


Historical Quotes

  • "What experience and history teach is this--
    that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it."
    G.W.F. Hegel (Philosophy of History) 1770-1831

  • "Corporations have neither bodies to be punished, nor souls to be condemned, they therefore do as they like."
    Edward, First Baron Thurlow 1731-1806