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Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.

Senator (3rd term)



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 - Chairman; Energy-Water; Homeland Security; Interior-Environment; Military Construction-VA); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Housing, Transportation & Community Development; National Security & International Trade and Finance); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Safety, Operations & Innovation; Communications, Media, & Broadband; Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, & Ports; Tourism, Trade, & Export Promotion); Indian Affairs; Veterans' Affairs
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House Seniority: 22nd ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 152,138 followers

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