Russ has seen just about every form of family heartbreak come through his court room over the years — most of them caused by poverty and economic crisis. Montana needs more good-paying jobs.

Pro-Second Amendment

“A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people, to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” Nothing about “Shall not be infringed” is unclear.

Pro-Balanced Budget

How many trillions are enough? With every passing day our government puts our children deeper into debt. It’s time for a balanced budget.


Every Montana family deserves the best educational opportunity for their kids.


Our constitution gurantees every American citizen the right to life, including the most vulnerable.

Pro-Limited Government

The framers of our Constitution created a system where no branch of the government could amass too much power. We need to preserve that.