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Docket of Formal Complaints

COMMISSIONER OF POLITICAL PRACTICES
STATUS OF OFFICIAL COMPLAINT DOCKET
Updated: April 15, 2014
INVESTIGATIONS IN PROGRESS OR PENDING; HEARINGS PENDING
 

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1. Reid v Dep't of Justice and Bullock COPP-2012-LOB-0001 
Issue: On September 5, 2012 Catherine Reid filed a complaint against The Department of Justice and Attorney General Steve Bullock alleging violations of Lobbying Laws.
        
2. O'Brien v Hill COPP-2012-CFP-0029
Issue: On October 17, 2012 Kevin O'Brien filed a complaint against Rick Hill for Governor alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
Status: See Order Staying Proceedings on Home Page
 
Issue: On October 24, 2012 Kim Moog & Pam Bucy for Attorney General filed a complaint against Tim Fox alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
Status:See Order Staying Proceedings on Home Page
 
Issue: On October 25, 2012 Jeff Essmann filed a complaint against Patients and Families United alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
Issue: On October 29, 2012 Ted Dick and the Montana Democratic Party filed a complaint against Champ Edmunds alleging violations of campaign finace and practices laws.
Status: See Order Staying Proceedings on Home Page 
 
Issue: On October 30, 2012 Ted Dick and the Montana Democratic Party filed a complaint against the Republican State Leadership Committee alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
7. Andrews v Edmunds COPP-2012-CFP-0039
Issue: On October 30, 2012 Dave Andrews filed a complaint against Champ Edmunds alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
Status: See Order Staying Proceedings on Home Page
 
8. Woodruff v Baldwin COPP-2012-CFP-0040
Issue: On November 5, 2012 Nancy Woodruff filed a complaint against Tim Baldwin alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
Status: See Order Staying Proceedings on Home Page
   
Issue: On December 3, 2012 Bruce Tutvedt filed a compalint against Rollan Roberts II, ATP, Tax Payers for Liberty & the National Association for Gun Rights alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
   
10. Royston v Malone COPP-2012-CFP-0050
Issue: On December 13, 2012 Sheila Royston filed a complaint against Marty Malone alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
  
Issue: On January 11, 2013 Brad Hamlett filed a complaint against Montana Growth Network, Inc. alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
12. Madin v Kitts COPP-2013-CFP-0001
Issue: On January 15, 2013 Kent Madin filed a complaint against Tom Kitts alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
  
13. Van Hyning v Montana Growth Network COPP-2013-CFP-0005
Issue: On January 30, 2013 Dyrck Van Hyning filed a complaint against the Montana Growth Network alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
  
Issue: On February 15, 2013 Janna Taylor filed a complaint against Carmine Mowbray, Montana Business Advocates for Sensible Elections, Montana Hunters & Anglers & Jim Peterson Ranch B & H Ranch Co. alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
Issue: On February 22, 2013 Rollan Roberts II filed a complaint against Bruce Tutvedt & Montana Business Advocates for Sensible Elections (MT BASE) alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
16. Driscoll v Montana Growth Network COPP-2013-CFP-0011
Issue: On March 12, 2013 Robyn Driscoll filed a complaint against the Montana Growth Network alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
17. Pennington v Governor Bullock COPP-2013-CFP-0012
Issue: On March 13, 2013 James Pennington filed a complaint against Governor Steve Bullock alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.     
 
18. Miller v Van Dyk et.al COPP-2014-CFP-0002
Issue: On January 21, 2014 Scot Miller filed a complaint against Kendall Van Dyk,  Associated Entities & People alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
      
19. Ponte v Buttrey COPP-2014-CFP-0007
Issue: On February 18, 2014 David Ponte filed a complaint against Francis "Ed" Buttrey alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
20. Ponte v Gallik COPP-2014-CFP-0009
Issue: On February 24, 2014 David Ponte filed a complaint against David Gallik alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.

21. Bishop v Miller COPP-2012-CFP-0056, Notice of Reopening

22. Miller v Lolo Public School COPP-2014-CFP-0011
Issue: On March 21, 2014 Frank Miller filed a complaint against Lolo Public School alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
23. Ponte v Montana Base, etc COPP-2014-CFP-0012
Issue: On April 7, 2014 David Ponte filed a complaint against MTBASE, etc. alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
24. Rodda v Bennett COPP-2014-CFP-0013
Issue: On April 9, 2014 Mike Rodda filed a complaint against Bryce Bennett alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws. The complaint is partially dismissed, see Decisions.
 
25. O'Hara v Ponte COPP-2014-CFP-0014
Issue: On April 14, 2014 Jesse O'Hara filed a complaint against Dave Ponte alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.