The manufacturer of electronic vote scanning and tabulation machines used in 46 Montana counties. The ES&S DS200 is used in 20 counties and was not certified by the Federal Election Assistance Commission. In August of 2020, Politico reported that ES&S was admonished by EAC for misleading marketing that "deceptively implied" that the DS200 with built-in modem was EAC-certified.
Op Ed

Montana Non-Profits Put Our Sovereignty and Elections at Risk

The release of the documentary film 2000 Mules awakened millions of American voters to the blatant manipulation of the 2020 election. Figuring prominently in this exposé were non-governmental organizations or NGO’s. Non-governmental organizations are often identified as non-profits whose stated goals are to promote humanitarian or social benefits to deserving communities or groups. However, the…

Second Montana County Votes to Reject 2020 Election Results Ahead of GOP Convention

The Lewis and Clark County Republican Central Committee passed a resolution Monday to reject the results of the 2020 Presidential election, the second Montana county to do so after Ravalli County Republicans passed a similar resolution last week. The text of the resolution cites solidarity with resolutions passed in Maricopa County, Arizona; Langlade County, Wisconsin;…

Op Ed

Carbon County Commissioners, Clerk and Election Administrator Intentionally Keep Public Information from the Public

Montana and Federal law states all election records are required to be retained for at least 22 months. Counties like Carbon use computer equipment to tabulate our votes but do not consider video or electronic records from those tabulation computers as “records” that must be lawfully kept. Also, counties can keep records for as long as they like as…

Montana Citizens Receive “DOJ Threat” Treatment From Montana Officials Over Election Integrity Concerns

Election officials in Montana have been coordinating with State agencies including the Office of Political Practices (OPP), local law enforcement, and private non-governmental associations to quell citizens who have questions about their local election processes. The moves from state and local officials mirror coordination between the Department of Justice and the National School Board Association…

Carbon County and SoS Stories Conflict on Tampered Election Machines Seals: “No More Questions”

Carbon County Elections Administrator Crystal Roascio shared a press release Thursday to quell growing public concern regarding broken warranty seals discovered by citizens at a public test of the county’s ES&S DS200 election tabulation machines last Thursday. At the test, warranty seals shielding access to the inside of each of the county’s DS200 tabulation machines…

Montana SoS Offers New Election Machines After Tampered Seals Discovered in Carbon County

Carbon County Election Administrator Crystal Roascio declined two brand new ES&S DS200 election tabulation machines offered by the Montana Secretary of State’s office after citizens discovered the warranty seals covering machine access screws were broken on Carbon County’s two tabulation machines. The warranty seals were found broken during a public test of the machine organized…

Op Ed

Mark Zuckerberg Illegally “Friended” Montana in the 2020 Election

This op-ed was first published in Last Chance Patriots newsletter. It has been over 16 months since the 2020 General Election and the results continue to be investigated around the country, particularly in conservative trending states which unexpectedly turned blue in the 2020 election. Revelations about the ES&S and other voting tabulators being connected to…

Hundreds of Montanans Attend Missoula, Hamilton Election Integrity Events

Wednesday, over 500 Montanan’s and a dozen or more legislators including representatives Paul Fielder (HD-13), Lola Galloway (HD-22), Steven Galloway (HD-24), Bob Phalen (HD-36), Amy Regier (HD-6), Matt Regier (HD-4), Jerry Schillinger (HD-37), Derek Skees (HD-11), Brad Tschida (HD-97), and senators Theresa Manzella (SD-44) and Keith Regier (SD-3) attended events in Missoula and Hamilton which…

Rep Tschida Requests SoS Halt Voting Machine Software Updates Pending Record Retention Compliance Check

This morning, State House Representative Brad Tschida (HD-97) sent a letter to Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen asking her to immediately inform all Montana county election administrators that they may be violating state and federal laws regarding data retention requirements. Tschida’s letter was also addressed to Montana State Elections Director Dana Corson. Tschida warned…