2017 Election Guide

City council, mayor candidates vying for seats; Eureka elementary school bond requested

By Dillon Tabish
Voters at the Flathead County Fairgrounds. Beacon File Photo

Today is Election Day and voters can cast their ballots in a number of local municipal races.

The polls opened Tuesday morning and close at 8 p.m.

For Kalispell voters, the polls are open at the Flathead County Fairgrounds inside the Trade Center building.

In Columbia Falls, voters can cast their ballots at City Hall.

Whitefish is holding a mail-in ballot election and ballots can be returned to City Hall.

Click here for a breakdown of polling locations in Lincoln County.

Here is a guide to this year’s elections:


Kalispell City Hall. Beacon File Photo

Kalispell Candidates Vie for Council Seats in November Election

Five residents squaring off for two ward seats on city council



Columbia Falls City Hall. Beacon File Photo

Four Candidates Vie for Three Columbia Falls City Council Seats

Columbia Falls mayoral race contested for first time in 16 years



Three Candidates Seek Troy Mayor Position

Four Libby residents running for city council positions



Whitefish City Hall. Beacon File Photo

Curtis, Hileman Seek Whitefish Municipal Judge Position

Three Whitefish city council candidates run unopposed



Eureka Middle School Principal Trevor Utter shows plans for new school construction on Oct. 18, 2017. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon

Eureka School District Seeks $18.1 Million Bond for New Facility

Lincoln County school system hoping to build new elementary and middle school building