Marc Racicot

Marc Racicot

Marc Racicot was the 21st governor of Montana, serving from 1993 through 2001. After that, he was the National Republican Party Chairman for two years, and was the head of the committee to re-elect President George W. Bush.


Montana lawmakers are championing unfair elections

By: , and - April 8, 2023

In Montana, we pride ourselves on working together, fair dealing, finding common ground, and protecting our Montana values.  Our fellow Montanans might not expect a former Republican governor, the current chairman of the Libertarian Party, and the 2022 Independent candidate for the Eastern Congressional District of Montana to agree on a variety of issues. But, […]

Former Republican Montana Gov. Marc Racicot speaks at a rally to protect the Montanan Constitution on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023.

Marc Racicot’s open letter to the Montana Republican Party

By: - March 7, 2023

Former Montana Gov. Marc Racicot wrote this letter, responding to his recent “excommunication” from the Montana Republican Party by its leaders. Racicot was a former Republican governor, leader of the Republican National Committee and Montana Attorney General.   It’s not that the Constitution does not contemplate dynamic tension precipitated by differences of view. It is […]


Montana contemplates a new weapon in its effort to politicize the state’s courts

By: - February 25, 2023

House Bill 405 proposes a substantial amendment to the Montana Constitution in an attempt to create something known as a “citizen’s grand jury.” Apparently, the bill is meant to fulfill the objective of a “platform principle” adopted by the Montana Republican Party which states that: “We…support reforming the Grand Jury laws to better root out […]


Montana doesn’t need dozens of new constitutional amendments

By: - February 21, 2023

Alexander Hamilton asked the question: “Whether men (and women) are really capable or not of establishing good government from reflection and choice, or whether they are forever destined to depend for their political constitutions on accident and force.” What will our answer be? Our constitutions, approved by the people and not their legislative agents, are […]


Montana must keep its judiciary independent, free of partisanship, and respect ‘Rule of Law’

By: - October 9, 2022

We have two Montana Supreme Court races this year, each, as always, extremely important. One of those races however, demands even more urgent attention than our judicial races normally require — namely the election involving Justice Ingrid Gustafson and her challenger, Republican Public Service Commission Chairman James Brown. In 2003, Republican Gov. Judy Martz appointed […]