Clerk & Recorder
The Clerk and Recorder is an elected position and is responsible for maintaining the official records of the City and County of Butte-Silver Bow and also serves as the government's Chief Election Officer. The Clerk and Recorder processes all vouchers and writes warrants approved by the Council of Commissioners' Finance and Budget Committee.
ElectionsForms to register to vote, change your name or address (for voting), or request an absentee ballot are available from the State of Montana's website. Please visit our Voting and Elections page for more information.
Birth & Death RecordsRecords for those born in Butte-Silver Bow are housed in the Clerk & Recorder’s Office and date back to approximately the 1890’s. For geneology research, records older than 29 years are open to the public and can be viewed during our office hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Copies of these records are $.50. These can also be ordered by mail using the Birth Certificate Request Form. For more information see the Birth and Death Records Page.