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Montana's 2020 election
Montana's 2020 election
The Montana Free Press guide

U.S. Senate

One of Montana’s two representatives in the upper chamber of the U.S. Congress, elected to a six-year term. Incumbent Steve Daines is seeking re-election. Montana’s other senator, Jon Tester, is next up for re-election in 2024.

Candidates

Republican

Democrat

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Campaign finance

As reported in quarterly filings. Data current through 06/30/2020.
$22,720,882
Total raised in race
$9,443,472
Total spent
CandidateTotal raisedIndividual contributionsCommittee contributionsSelf-financing
Steve Daines (R-INCUMBENT)$11,559,506$8,537,884$2,968,685$0
Steve Bullock (D)$11,161,377$10,300,012$857,311$0
Note: Fundraising components in table don't necessarily sum to exact total because of miscellaneous receipts and accounting adjustments. Self-financing includes candidate contributions and campaign loans.
Source: Campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.

Primary results

Vote totals from Montana's June 2, 2020 primary election.
GOP U.S. Senate primary
CandidateVotes counted% of voteVotes behind
STEVE DAINES192,93588.0%0
JOHN BRIAN DRISCOLL13,9436.4%178,992
DANIEL R LARSON12,3185.6%180,617
Dem. U.S. Senate primary
CandidateVotes counted% of voteVotes behind
STEVE BULLOCK144,94595.5%0
JOHN MUES3,7402.5%141,205
MIKE KNOLES3,1642.1%141,781

Stay tuned for more

We'll be updating this page with new information through Election Day in November 2020.

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