Two Percent of the Precints In


Update 12: The AP Finally Calls It

Update 11: Tester Victory Speech
In the spirit of being gracious, I’ll reserve comment on Morrison’s concession speech. However, it’s clear why the Jon Tester was the choice tonight. What a gracious, genuine speech.  Congratulations Jon, Bill, and Andy, and the rest of the staff–what a remarkable job!

Update 10:


Update 9

With 403 precints in:
Tester: 61.74%
Morrison: 35.38%

Update 8

Cascade County is going to have to ‘restart’ the absentee ballots…and then run all the ballots again.

Update 7
Most amazing stat of the night.

With almost half the precints in, Tester? 33,112 Burns? 30,719

Update 6
With 342 of 867 precints in:
Tester: 61.87%
Morrison: 35.58%

Update 5

With 312 of 867 precints in:
Tester: 29,847  62.5%
Morrison: 16,667  34.92%

Update 4

With 288 of 867 precints in:
Tester: 28,657  62.7%
Morrison: 15,932  34.86%

Update 3

With 149 of 867 precints in:

Tester 61%
Morrison 36%

Update 2

The Gazette seems to have the fastest media coverage.  With 88 of 867 precints in:

Tester: 65%
Morrison: 33%

U.S. Senate Dem – Primary


19 of 867 precincts – 2 percent

Jon Tester 4,779 – 63 percent

John Morrison 2,611 – 35 percent

Paul Richards 90 – 1 percent

Robert Candee 27 – 0 percent

Kenneth Marcure 26 – 0 percent

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.


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