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U.S. Senators (Current Session)

Steve DAINES

DAINES, Steve (1962- )

DAINES, Steve, a Senator and a Representative from Montana; born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 20, 1962; graduated from Bozeman High School, Bozeman, Mont.; B.S., Montana State University, Bozeman, Mont., 1984; businessman; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1984; unsuccessful candidate for lieutenant governor of Montana in 2008; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-January 3, 2015); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2014 for the term ending January 3, 2021.

Position Party Session of Congress Years
Representative Republican 113 2013-2014
Senator Republican 114 2015-2016
Senator Republican 115 2017-2018
Senator Republican 116 2019-2020
Jon TESTER

TESTER, Jon (1956- )

TESTER, Jon, a Senator from Montana; born in Havre, Mont., on August 21, 1956; graduated College of Great Falls 1978, farmer; teacher; member, Big Sandy school board 1983-1992 (chairman 1986-1991); Montana State senate 1999-2006, serving as minority whip 2001-2003, minority leader 2003-2005, president 2005-2006; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2006 for the term commencing January 3, 2007; reelected in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019; chair, Committee on Indian Affairs (One Hundred Thirteenth Congress [February 12, 2014-January 3, 2015]); chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (2015-2017).

Position Party Session of Congress Years
Senator Democrat 110 2007-2008
Senator Democrat 111 2009-2010
Senator Democrat 112 2011-2012
Senator Democrat 113 2013-2014
Senator Democrat 114 2015-2016
Senator Democrat 115 2017-2018
Senator Democrat 116 2019-2020

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