Fagg is best choice for Senate seat

April 13, 2018
While all the candidates are rock stars in their own way, if you are a Republican you have to ask who has the best chance of winning in November.
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Protecting the American Dream

April 11, 2018
What is the American Dream? When asked this, we often think about a white picket fence, a dog named spot, 2.5 kids, stable jobs, and a mortgage. This is the life that many aspire to and for good reason.
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Montana GOP Senate Candidates Face Off In First Primary Debate

March 26, 2018
Russ Fagg, Troy Downing, Matt Rosendale, and Al Olszewski at the debate March 22, 2018 sponsored by the College Republicans at Montana State University
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As Printed in the Billings Gazette: Fagg can be another Mansfield

March 3, 2018
Where have the Rankins and Mansfields gone? Do the members of Congress represent their states or their party? Based on a sampling of his writing, Judge Russ Fagg has demonstrated his common sense, integrity and personal philosophy.
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Montana Judge Russ Fagg Announces Updated Endorsement List

February 20, 2018
Over 100 GOP Elected Officials Agree Judge Fagg is Best to Beat Jon Tester
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Republican U.S. Senate candidates Fagg, Rosendale report latest fundraising totals

January 24, 2018
HELENA - Former state judge Russell Fagg, one of several Republicans vying to challenge U.S. Sen. Jon Tester this year, reported Tuesday that he raised $615,000 in campaign funds through December – his first campaign-finance report.
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America’s Most and Least Popular Senators

January 24, 2018
Net approval for Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) fell 18 percentage points since the first quarter, the most among Democrats who represent states President Donald Trump won in 2016.
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[Listen] Voices of Montana with Jon Arneson and Special Guest Senate Candidate Russ Fagg

January 24, 2018
In the second half of Voices of Montana, with Jon Arneson, Senate Candidate Russ Fagg talked about his candidacy, the government shutdown, etc. He also took listener comments and questions today.
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Tester Votes No on Bill to End Shutdown

January 24, 2018
The Montana senator was the only 'no' vote out of 10 incumbent Democrats facing re-election this year in states won by President Donald Trump in 2016
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Montana’s Jon Tester Breaks With 2018 Red-State Democrats

January 24, 2018
Senator was only Democrat from Trump state to oppose stopgap funding measure.
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U.S. Senate Candidate Russ Fagg reports $615K war chest in first donation report

January 23, 2018
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Russ Fagg is reporting a $615,000 war chest in his first finance filing. The federal filing for the former Yellowstone County District Court judge indicates that Montanans make up 80 percent of his ...
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Russ Fagg Would Be A Good Senator

December 28, 2017
I am writing this letter to support former Judge Russ Fagg for the Senate seat currently held by Jon Tester. I'm genuinely sure that he would put Montana values up front with honesty and never endanger our way of life. I believe he ...
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December 2, 2017
During the eight years of the Obama Administration the annual growth rate averaged 1.47%. To achieve the American Dream and economic prosperity, we need an annual growth rate of 3-3.5%. Likewise, during the past ten years, taxes incre ...
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U.S. Senate candidate Russ Fagg talks platform, policy with West High seniors

November 21, 2017
U.S. Senate candidate and former judge Russ Fagg met with Billings West High School students Monday. Russ Fagg, a Republican, discussed his background, platform and what he plans to do if elected U.S. senator.
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Senate Candidate Judge Russ Fagg On Open for Business [Listen]

November 18, 2017
Senatorial Candidate Judge Russ Fagg spoke with “Open for Business” host Tom Egelhoff about his entry into the race for US Senate in Montana.
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Russ Fagg: Thank you, veterans, for your service

November 11, 2017
Throughout all of human history there has never been a greater country than the United States. The founding of our nation was built on one simple idea; that rights come from God. That no individual or assembly of individuals can take th ...
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Why I Am Running for U.S. Senate

November 1, 2017
As a fourth generation Montanan and 22 year District Court Judge I am running for the United State Senate because I believe Montana deserves better.
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Candidate for U.S. Senate Russ Fagg speaks in hamilton montana

October 31, 2017
Former judge and candidate for U.S. Senate Russ Fagg speaks at the "Proud to be an American" RCRCC Annual Autumn Rally
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Former Judge Russ Fagg visits Hamilton as part of run for U.S. Senate seat

October 24, 2017
Former District Court Judge Russ Fagg of Billings visited Hamilton Monday as part of his run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Jon Tester.
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Candidate for U.S. Senate primary calls Butte meat scandal example of government overreach

October 19, 2017
“For 12 years they’ve seen it firsthand: the overreach and the bureaucracy and the unfair circumstances that are brought down on a little Butte business that’s been here for 80 or 90 years,” said Fagg.
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Read the Daily Inter Lake's Story About russ's announcement tour

October 17, 2017
Fourth-generation Montanan and 22-year District Judge Russ Fagg made a stop in Kalispell Monday to announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. “It’s just about a perfect day in the Flathead Valley, and it’s an honor to be here,” Fagg said.
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Judge Russ Fagg to Run for Senate

October 14, 2017
Announces candidacy based on valuing jobs first and Montana always
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Adoption: one of the best parts of a Judge's work

August 22, 2017
One part of a Judge’s job is helping families adopt children. Russ calls it one of the most rewarding parts of his work. Russ shared this picture of a girl he helped with her and her new family’s adoption this week. The little girl hold […]
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reasons russ is considering running

August 16, 2018
The National Republican Senatorial Committee produced this excellent video. It shows areas where Senator Tester’s campaign promises haven’t been kept. It illustrates why Russ is considering running for U.S. Senate.
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flyers available

June 19, 2017
Dear County Officers and Leaders: I’m Russ Fagg, I’m a former Republican legislator and a Judge in Yellowstone county. If you’d like to learn more, or voice your opinion about whether I should run, visit If your county […]
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