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Sen. Jon Tester [D, MT]


Jon Tester is a member of the U.S. Senate from Montana. He assumed office on January 3, 2007. His current term ends on January 3, 2025. Tester ran for re-election to the U.S. Senate to represent Montana. He won in the general election on November 6, 2018.

Prior to his election to the Senate, Tester was a member of the Montana State Senate from 1999 to 2006. He served as Senate president from 2005 to 2006. Tester was born in Havre, Montana, near the town of Big Sandy, Montana, on the land that his grandfather homesteaded in 1916.

In 1978, he graduated from the University of Great Falls with a B.S. in music. He then worked for two years as a music teacher in the Big Sandy School District before returning to his family's farm and custom butcher shop.


Location Montana
Party Democrat

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