Roy McKenzie

Roy McKenzie moved to Montana in 2017. Roy is the Publisher of Western Montana News. Get in touch with him on Truth Social (@royalton) or Telegram (@royaltonpatrick).

Op Ed

Montana Media’s #HatchetGirls

Mainstream Montana journalists are growing harder and harder to distinguish from the rapid response communications teams of the Montana Democratic Party and the Democratic Party nationally. Self-described “journalists” Ashley Nerbovig and Skylar Rispens are the official #HatchetGirls of the Montana establishment media. Why is it that these alleged reporters cannot seem to quote conservatives without…

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;…

Ravalli Republicans Vote To Reject 2020 Election Results

The Ravalli County Republican Central Committee voted to adopt a resolution on Tuesday to reject the results of the 2020 election citing violations of state and federal law, documentary evidence of ballot trafficking, and a state legislative audit on the security and maintenance of Montana election systems that reported outdated voter rolls and a lack…

Op Ed

Montana DPHHS Should Keep Rule Barring Sex Change on Birth Certificate

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services allowed public comment today during a hearing where they considered keeping an emergency rule that bars individuals from changing their sex on their birth certificate while Senate Bill 280 is being challenged in court by the ACLU and other plaintiffs. SB 280, passed in the 2021…

Another Observer Comes Forward, Casting Doubt on Missoula’s Second Recount of Ballot Envelopes

In an affidavit signed by one observer of the second recount of affirmation envelopes (also known as ballot signature envelopes) from the Missoula County 2020 General Election, the observer stated they could not be sure that the envelopes that were counted were from the 2020 General Election. In an interview with Western Montana News, Mr.…

Jefferson County Attorney Steven Haddon Charges Voter for Signing Own Ballot Envelope

State and county officials continue to ramp up their attacks on Montana citizens who are seeking answers to questions about how elections are ran in their county. In the most recent instance, Jefferson County Attorney Steven Haddon coordinated with elections administrator County Clerk Ginger Kunz and Jefferson High School business manager Lori Carey to charge…

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…

State Superintendent Questions Curriculum Standards at Missoula Schools After Student Sexual Orientation Questionnaire Surfaces

In a call from State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen Wednesday night, the head of the Office of Public Instruction told Free Missoula News that her office was notified of the sexual orientation questionnaire shared by a Missoula sex education teacher at Sentinel High School and that the matter is being investigated by her office. Arntzen said…