Senate Bill 307, which would revise laws dealing with school funding, passed the Senate, 48 – 1, at the end of February, and had its first hearing in the House of Representatives on March 13.
Out of Madison County’s 5,822 registered voters, 2,776 filled out ballots for a 47.68 percent voter turnout.
March 14 marked the final day for candidates to file to run in this year’s election for state and county offices, according to Kathleen Mumme, Madison County clerk and recorder and election administrator.
“I’ve never had so many friends,” said Sen. Bob Keenan, R – Big Fork, at a Senate Finance and Claims Committee hearing at the Capitol on Feb. 19. “Ever.”