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Docket of Formal Complaints

COMMISSIONER OF POLITICAL PRACTICES
STATUS OF OFFICIAL COMPLAINT DOCKET
Updated: September 11, 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. On April 21, 2014 Sandy welch filed two complaints involving the same.
   
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. 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.
 
15. 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.
 
16. 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.     
 

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

 
Issue: On May 1, 2014 Vicki Baker, Marvin Baker, Gwen Larson, Yvonne Klette, David Klette, Caroline Forseth & Mark Henderson filed a complaint against James Anderson alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
  
Issue: On May 22, 2014 Trap Free Montana Public Lands filed a complaint against MTA and NEWM alleging violations of campaign finance and practices and on August 7, 2014 Christopher Justice filed an additional complaint of the same nature against MTA and MEWM.
   
20. O'Hara v Pinocci COPP-2014-CFP-0027
Issue: on May 28, 2014 Jesse O'Hara filed a complaint against Randy Pinocci alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
  
Issue: On June 16, 2014 Anne Quinn filed a complaint against Bridger Canyon Fire Trustees alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws. 
 
Issue: on August 20, 2014 Joshua Clark filed a complaint against the law firm Datsopoulos, MacDonald & Lind and T. J. McDermott alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
  
23 Williams v Andersen COPP-2014-CFP-0035
Issue: On September 5, 2014 Christopher Williams filed a complaint against Marie Andersen alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.
 
24. Connell v Boulanger COPP-2014-CFP-0036
Issue: On September 10, 2014 Patrick Connell filed a complaint against Scott Boulanger alleging violations of campaign finance and practices laws.