Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) biography

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Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)

3rd term Democrat from Montana.


Residence: Big Sandy

Marital Status: Married (Sharla)

Prev. Occupation: Farmer, Teacher

Prev. Political Exp.: MT Senate, 1999-2007; US Senate, 2007-present

Education: BA College of Great Falls, 1978

Birthdate: 08/21/1956

Birthplace: Havre, MT

Religion: Christian

Percentage in Last Election: 49%

Major Opponent: Denny Rehberg


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Jon Tester via email.


Washington, D.C. Office:

311 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2644
Fax: (202) 224-8594

Helena Office: (more district offices)

208 North Montana Avenue, Suite 202
Helena, Montana 59601
Phone: (406) 449-5401
Fax: (406) 449-5462



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Dylan Laslovich
  • Scheduler: Trecia McEvoy
  • Legis. Dir.: Justin Folsom
  • Comm. Dir.: Sarah Feldman
  • Press Secy.: Victoria Scordato
  • Education LA: Katie Rubinger
  • Telecomm LA: Genevieve Beltrone
  • Transportation LA: Kathryn Sullivan
  • Trade LA: Kathryn Sullivan
  • Commerce LA: Genevieve Beltrone
  • Commerce LA: Kathryn Sullivan
  • Budget LA: Kellin Clark
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Valerie McMakin
  • Labor LA: Kellin Clark
  • Budget LA: Valerie McMakin
  • Government Affairs LA: Stuart Varvel
  • Space - NASA LA: Genevieve Beltrone
  • Animal Welfare LA: Henry Ring



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Jon Tester voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Motion to Recede and Amend the Bill; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 11/08/2007 Yea Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Jon Tester's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Jon Tester a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. Jon Tester
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. Jon Tester


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