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<p align="justify">''A land-locked state, Colorado was named after the Colorado River and is one of the four states that comprise the “Four Corners.” While the capital of Colorado is Denver and is its most populous city, Colorado is known for its diverse landscapes consisting of the Rocky Mountains, forests, plateaus, plains and rivers. Currently, Colorado has two Democratic members of the U.S. Senate, a total of seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 65 members of the Colorado House of Representatives and 35 members of the Colorado State Senate. As of September 2013, Colorado is one of 13 Democratic state government trifectas.''</p></td></tr>
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<p align="justify">''Located in the Western United States, the state of Montana is bordered by North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho and Canada. Nicknamed “the Treasure state” and the “Big Sky Country,” Montana was the 41st state admitted to the Union in 1889. Coupled with the state’s scenic landscapes, today, Montana is a large tourist hub for attractions like Glazier National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Although Helena is the state’s capital, the city of Billings is the largest city in Montana. Currently, there are two Democratic members of the U.S. Senate, one Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 50 members of the Montana State Senate and 100 members of the Montana House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Montana is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have state government trifecta.''</p></td></tr>
 
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Welcome to Montana on Ballotpedia!


Located in the Western United States, the state of Montana is bordered by North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho and Canada. Nicknamed “the Treasure state” and the “Big Sky Country,” Montana was the 41st state admitted to the Union in 1889. Coupled with the state’s scenic landscapes, today, Montana is a large tourist hub for attractions like Glazier National Park, Yellowstone National Park and the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Although Helena is the state’s capital, the city of Billings is the largest city in Montana. Currently, there are two Democratic members of the U.S. Senate, one Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 50 members of the Montana State Senate and 100 members of the Montana House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Montana is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have state government trifecta.

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
John Walsh
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senator, Montana 2014January 3, 2015[ Link]
Jon Tester
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Montana 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link


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Republican PartyMontana's at-large congressional district 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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Montana
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The Treasure State
Capital:   Helena
Motto:   Gold and silver
Population:   994,000
Area of state:   147,042 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1889
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