Local government study commissions were convened across Montana after the 1972 Montana State Constitution was passed; they review the structure and functions of city and county governments. The collection contains records from the Missoula City-County Coalition Study from 1982.
The League of Women Voters of Missoula, Inc. in Missoula, Montana is a non-partisan research group established in 1952 and still active. The goal of the League of Women Voters of Missoula is to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government. The League focuses on informing the local community and League members of community environmental, social and political issues using local studies, group discussions and publications.
The Missoula City and County Local Government Study Commissions conducted a review of Missoula's local government in 1974-1976. The collection contains documentation of their study and their proposed revisions to city and county government, which voters rejected in 1976.