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Friends of the Montana Constitution is a certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit that celebrates and supports the Montana Constitution and the people, processes and places that helped to create it fifty years ago in 1972.

Montana's State Constitution 50th Anniversary

The purposes of Friends of the Montana Constitution shall include but not be limited to promoting and enhancing the public’s understanding and appreciation of the 1972 Montana Constitution; advancing civics education at all levels about the 1972 Montana Constitution; and recognizing and celebrating the 1972 Constitutional Convention and its delegates.


100 Delegates: Montana Constitutional Convention of 1972

Book published by Montana Constitutional Society in 1989


In the Crucible of Change: Montana’s Dramatic Period of Progressive Change 1965-1980

Award-winning Montana History Video Series

Episodes 16-29 and 41 are directly related to the Constitutional Convention and the Constitution

For This and Future Generations

The story of Montana’s 1972 Constitutional Convention

Montana PBS Documentary 2002

Current Montana Constitution

Montana Code Annotated 2021

Candidates for the 1972 Constitutional Convention

Special primary election September 14, 1971

Resources from the University of Montana

UM Unveils New Online Resource About Montana Constitution – February 10, 2023

Scholars from the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center and Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana recently created a central location for materials related to the Montana Constitution. This project serves as an open resource to scholars, students, lawyers, legislators and citizens.


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