Steve Daines Wins GOP Primary In Montana Senate Race

06/03/2014 11:16 pm ET | Updated Jun 03, 2014

Rep. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), beat out state Rep. Champ Edmunds and candidate Susan Cundiff in the Tuesday night GOP primary to succeed former Sen. Max Baucus (D), who is now serving as the U.S. Ambassador to China.

He will face off against incumbent Sen. John Walsh (D), who was appointed by Gov. Steve Bullock (D) to fill out the remainder of Baucus's term, in the November general election.

Early polls have shown Daines with a double-digit lead over Walsh.

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