Tester raises $2M for reelection

Tester raises $2M for reelection
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Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterOvernight Energy: Trump ends talks with California on car emissions | Dems face tough vote on Green New Deal | Climate PAC backing Inslee in possible 2020 run Dems face tough vote on Green New Deal How the border deal came together MORE (D-Mont.) reportedly raised $2 million in the first quarter of 2017 as he prepares for a tough reelection battle next year.

According to a report by Politico, the senator's strong fundraising effort in the first three months of the year gave the lawmaker a total of $3.2 million on hand as he entered the second quarter.

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According to the news source, 85 percent of Tester’s contributions came in increments of $100 or less.
Tester is one of five Democratic senators facing reelection in states that President Trump secured by double digits in 2016.
 
Trump performed especially well in Montana, winning the state by some 21 points last November.
 
It is currently not clear which Republican candidate will face Tester.