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Max Baucus is the Senior Senator from Montana and a member of the Democratic Party.
After graduating from Stanford Law School, Max opened a law practice in Missoula in 1971. He then served as both Executive Director and Committee Coordinator for Montana’s 1972 Constitutional Convention, which crafted what was considered one of the most farsighted state constitutions in the nation.
In 1973, Max was elected to the Montana State Legislature. He served as a state representative from Missoula until his election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1974. He was re-elected in 1976. Max was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1978 and has served consecutively ever since.