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Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.)


Biography
District: 6th District
Political Highlights: candidate for Aurora City Council, 1985; Colo. House, 1989-94; Colo. Senate, 1994-98; Colo. treasurer, 1999-2007; Colo. secretary of state, 2007-08; U.S. House, 2009-present
Born: March 19, 1955; Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
Residence: Aurora
Religion: United Methodist
Family: Wife, Cynthia Coffman
Education: U. of Colorado, B.A. 1979
Military Service: Army, 1972-74; Army Reserve, 1975-79; Marine Corps, 1979-83; Marine Corps Reserve, 1983-94; Marine Corps Reserve, 2005-06
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Seapower & Projection Forces; Strategic Forces); Small Business (Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access; Health and Technology); Veterans' Affairs (Economic Opportunity; Oversight & Investigations - Chairman)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalMike Coffman (R) 143,46751.9
Andrew Romanoff (D) 118,84743.0
Norm Olsen (LIBERT) 8,6233.1
Gary Swing (GREEN) 5,5032.0
2012generalMike Coffman (R) 163,93847.8
Joe Miklosi (D) 156,93745.8
Kathy Polhemus (UNA) 13,4423.9
Patrick Provost (LIBERT) 8,5972.5
2010generalMike Coffman (R) 217,36865.7
John Flerlage (D) 104,10431.5
Rob McNealy (LIBERT) 9,4662.9
2008generalMike Coffman (R) 250,87760.7
Hank Eng (D) 162,64139.3
Roll Call Vitals

234th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette (D) is 88th.

39th

Colorado is 39th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

13,659

Twitter Followers (@RepMikeCoffman)

Rep. Mike Coffman has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.