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Montana Trending To Tester

Tester (D) 50%; Burns (R) 43%

Democrat Jon Tester leads Republican Senator Conrad Burns 50% to 43% making Burns the second most vulnerable Senator seeking re-election this year (Pennsylvania’s Rick Santorum is still the most vulnerable). This is the first Rasmussen Reports election poll in Montana since Tester won his primary victory to become the Democrat’s nominee.

In our May poll, before the primary, Tester had a 4-point advantage over Burns, 48% to 44%. A month earlier, Burns was ahead of Tester 47% to 44%.

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