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Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.

Senator (2nd term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Big Sandy School Board of Trustees, 1983-92; Mont. Senate, 1999-2007
Born: August 21, 1956; Havre, Mont.
Residence: Big Sandy
Religion: Christian
Family: Wife, Sharla Tester; two children
Education: College of Great Falls, B.A. 1978
Elected: 2006
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Defense; Energy-Water; Homeland Security - Ranking Member; Interior-Environment; Military Construction-VA); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Permanent Investigations); Indian Affairs; Veterans' Affairs
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Tilts Democrat
House Seniority: 22nd ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 15,926 followers
State Clout: Montana is 40th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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