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Did sportsmen give Tester edge in Montana senate race?

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., won re-election to the U.S. Senate in November 2012. (Courtesy photo)
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., won re-election to the U.S. Senate in November 2012. (Courtesy photo)

ELECTIONS -- Sen. Jon Tester has been re-elected in an intense campaign battle -- heavily funded on both sides from outside sources. 

Who gave Tester the edge? 

Sportsmen, says backcountry hunter and writer Ben Long of Kalispell in this High Country News piece.



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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