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Senator Jon Tester (D-MT)
1st-term Democrat from Montana.
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Vote Ratings
112th, 1st Session (2011) 91%
111th Congress (2009-2010) 83%
110th Congress (2007-2008) 89%
109th Congress (2005-2006) %
Scorecard Votes
Name of Legislation Voted Score
Rejected Undermining Critical Environmental Programs 12/14/2011 N
Rejected Broad Environmental Assault (S. 1720) 11/10/2011 N
Rejected Cross-State Air Pollution 11/10/2011 N
Rejected Broad Environmental Assault (S. 1786) 11/03/2011 N
Rejected Gutting Transportation Enhancements 11/01/2011 N
Agreed To Ending Ethanol Subsidies 06/16/2011 Y
Rejected Regulatory Rollbacks (S. 782) 06/09/2011 Y
Rejected Offshore Drilling 05/18/2011 N
Rejected Oil Subsidies 05/17/2011 Y
Rejected Global Warming Pollution 04/06/2011 N
Rejected Sweeping Environmental Funding and Policy Assault (H.R. 1) 03/09/2011 N
Rejected Sanders Amendment on Tax Rates Extensions 12/15/2010 Y
Rejected Grassley Amendment on Biodiesel Taxes 09/16/2010 N
Rejected Sanders Amendment on Oil Tax Exemptions 06/15/2010 N
Rejected Murkowski Resolution 06/10/2010 N
Agreed To Lead Paint Regulation 05/27/2010 Y
Rejected DeMint Amendment on the Border Fence 05/27/2010 Y
Rejected National Security & Climate Change 10/06/2009 N
Passed Environmental Funding 09/24/2009 Y
Agreed To Land and Water Conservation Fund 09/24/2009 Y
Agreed To Defunding Environment & Energy Staff 09/24/2009 Y
Agreed To Offshore Drilling 09/23/2009 Y
Agreed To Water Resources 09/22/2009 Y
Agreed To Budget 04/29/2009 Y
Rejected Polar Bear Protections & Global Warming 03/05/2009 N
Agreed To Clean Energy Recovery 02/13/2009 Y
Rejected Population 01/28/2009 N
Passed Public Lands Protection 01/11/2009 Y
Rejected Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3604; A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for economic recovery for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes. 09/26/2008 Y
Rejected Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3335; Jobs, Energy, Families, and Disaster Relief Act of 2008 07/30/2008 Y
Rejected Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 3186; Warm in Winter and Cool in Summer Act 07/26/2008 Y
Rejected Bond Amdt. No. 4986 As Modified; To clarify that GSEs have no responsibility for funding housing entities under the Affordable Housing program. 06/19/2008 N
Rejected Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H. R. 6049; Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008 06/17/2008 Y
Rejected Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S. 3044; Consumer-First Energy Act of 2008 06/10/2008 Y
Rejected Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Boxer Amdt. No. 4825; In the nature of a substitute. 06/06/2008 Y
Agreed To S. Con. Res. 70 Conference Report; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013. 06/04/2008 Y
Rejected Vitter Motion to Instruct Conferees (OCS) re: S. Con. Res. 70; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 05/15/2008 N
Rejected McConnel Amdt. No. 4720; Of a perfecting nature. 05/13/2008 N
Rejected Wicker Amdt. No. 4719; To provide for the optional purchase of insurance against loss resulting from physical damage to or loss of real property or personal property related thereto located in the United States arising from any flood or windstorm. 05/07/2008 N
Passed S.2739; Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 04/10/2008 Y
Rejected Eminent Domain 12/13/2007 Y
Passed Offshore Drilling- Final Passage 08/02/2006
Agreed To Offshore Drilling- Cloture 07/31/2006
Rejected Sham Peer Review 07/19/2006
Agreed To Independent Peer Review 07/19/2006
Passed Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 03/16/2006
Rejected Environmental Funding 03/16/2006
Agreed To Low-Income Energy Assistance 03/07/2006
Rejected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge III 12/21/2005
Rejected Oil Company Tax Credits 11/17/2005
Passed Arctic National Wildlife Refuge II 11/03/2005
Rejected Farm Conservation Programs 11/03/2005
Rejected Heating Assistance 10/26/2005
Rejected Mercury Emissions 09/13/2005
Agreed To Energy Conference Report 07/29/2005
Passed CAFTA 06/30/2005
Rejected Tongass logging roads 06/29/2005
Agreed To Human Pesticide Testing 06/29/2005
Rejected Fuel Economy II 06/23/2005
Agreed To Fuel Economy I 06/23/2005
Rejected Global Warming 06/22/2005
Agreed To Natural Gas Facilities 06/22/2005
Agreed To Renewable Energy 06/16/2005
Confirmed Brown Nomination 06/08/2005
Agreed To Environmental Funding Cuts 04/29/2005
Agreed To Stormwater Cleanup 04/28/2005
Agreed To Population 04/05/2005
Rejected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge I 03/16/2005
Rejected Meyers Nomination 07/20/2004
Rejected Nuclear Waste Cleanup 06/03/2004
Rejected National Energy Policy 04/29/2004
Agreed To Environmental Funding (A) 03/12/2004
Rejected Superfund Tax 03/11/2004
Agreed To Environmental Funding (B) 03/10/2004
Rejected National Energy Policy 11/21/2003
Passed Forest Fire Policy 10/30/2003
Agreed To Fire Policy -- National Environmental Policy Act Waiver 10/30/2003
Rejected Global Warming 10/30/2003
Rejected Privatizing the Park Service 09/23/2003
Agreed To Tongass Judicial Review 09/23/2003
Rejected Pryor Nomination 07/31/2003
Rejected Fuel Economy 07/29/2003
Rejected International Family Planning 07/09/2003
Rejected Off-Shore Drilling 06/12/2003
Rejected Nuclear Power Subsidies 06/10/2003
Rejected Renewable Fuel Liability Standards 06/05/2003
Agreed To Defense Endangered Species Act Exemptions 05/21/2003
Rejected Superfund Tax Reinstatement 03/25/2003
Passed Arctic Drilling 03/19/2003
Agreed To Yazoo Pumps Project 01/23/2003
Agreed To Devils Lake Project 01/23/2003
Rejected New Source Review 01/22/2003
Passed Trade and Environment 08/01/2002
Agreed To Yucca Mountain 07/09/2002
Agreed To Fuel Economy II 04/25/2002
Agreed To Energy Efficiency 04/25/2002
Agreed To Renewable Fuel Liability Waiver 04/25/2002
Agreed To Municipal Solid Waste 04/24/2002
Agreed To Dam Relicensing 04/24/2002
Rejected Arctic Drilling (scored twice) 04/18/2002
Rejected 10% Renewables 03/21/2002
Rejected 20% Renewables 03/14/2002
Agreed To Pickup Trucks Exemption 03/13/2002
Agreed To Fuel Economy I 03/13/2002
Agreed To Drinking Water Protection 03/07/2002
Agreed To Nuclear Accident Liability 03/07/2002
Agreed To Water Conservation 02/12/2002
Rejected Factory Farms 02/06/2002
Agreed To Regulatory Waivers 12/13/2001
Agreed To Farm Conservation Funding 07/31/2001
Confirmed Graham Nomination 07/19/2001
Agreed To Klamath Endangered Species 07/12/2001
Agreed To Gulf Drilling 07/12/2001
Failed Monuments Drilling 07/11/2001
Agreed To Campaign Finance Reform 03/27/2001
Confirmed Norton Nomination 01/30/2001
Rejected Missouri River Water Control 09/07/2000
Rejected Hardrock Mining 07/20/2000
Rejected National Monuments 07/18/2000
Rejected Timber Sale Subsidies 07/18/2000
Rejected Grazing 07/12/2000
Agreed To Drilling in the Arctic 04/06/2000
  Nuclear Waste 02/10/2000
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