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Montanans For Tester Announces More Than $5.5 Million Raised in Fourth Quarter of 2023

January 24, 2024

BILLINGS – Today, the campaign for Big Sandy dirt farmer Jon Tester announced raising more than $5.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2023, a powerful show of strength that sets a new record for the best off-year fourth quarter fundraising haul in a Montana Senate race. 

“The strength of this campaign comes from the grassroots support of Montanans across the state, and they continue to show they are ready to fight to keep Jon Tester in the United States Senate,” said Shelbi Dantic, Montana for Tester campaign manager. “As a third generation dirt farmer from Big Sandy, Jon understands the Montana way of life better than anyone and will always protect our Montana values. We’re excited to kick off 2024 with momentum at our backs and incredible, statewide energy to re-elect Jon.”

Montanans for Tester fundraising by the numbers: 

  • Jon Tester has received donations from Montanans in all 56 counties across the state, demonstrating the strength of Jon’s grassroots coalition that spans from Montana’s most rural communities to its Big Seven cities.
  • The $5.5 million haul follows Tester’s record-breaking Q1, Q2, and Q3, and is the most money ever raised in an off-year Q4 in a Montana Senate election.
  • 97% of donations to Montanans For Tester in Q4 were under $100.
  • The average donation to Montanans For Tester in Q4 was less than $50.
  • In Q4, Montanans for Tester received nearly 15,000 donations from Montanans.